Tuition & Fees

$31,730

$31,730

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
17%
500-599
44%
400-499
38%
300-399
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
12%
500-599
43%
400-499
41%
300-399
3%
30-36
1%
24-29
14%
18-23
42%
12-17
41%
6-11
2%
30-36
1%
24-29
19%
18-23
43%
12-17
37%
30-36
1%
24-29
20%
18-23
54%
12-17
25%
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undergraduateRatios

37%

male

63%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Very Selective

39%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,381
Declined + 2,105
Total Received 3,486
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Private (nonprofit)

976

undergraduate students

83

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Business Administration
  3. Social Work
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Codes

SAT 5016
ACT 3066

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Location

School Facts

Barton College is a liberal arts college affiliated with the Disciples of Christ Church. It was founded in 1902, and in 1990 its name was changed from Atlantic Christian College. Its 75-acre campus is located in Wilson, NC approximately 45 miles from Raleigh.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,059
Established in 1902
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Disciples of Christ
Accredited by •  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Wilson, NC

75-acre campus in Wilson (population: 49,348), 40 miles east of Raleigh. Served by bus and train; major airport serves Raleigh/Durham.

Barton College
200 Atlantic Christian College Drive, NE
Wilson, NC 27893

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
51%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
86%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
3 fraternities 13% of male students
 
2 sororities 13% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
12%
Top 1/4
34%
Top 1/2
69%
Bottom 1/2
31%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
17%
500-599
44%
400-499
38%
300-399
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
12%
500-599
43%
400-499
41%
300-399
3%
30-36
1%
24-29
14%
18-23
42%
12-17
41%
6-11
2%
30-36
1%
24-29
19%
18-23
43%
12-17
37%
30-36
1%
24-29
20%
18-23
54%
12-17
25%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
(waived if filed online)
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Very Selective

39%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,381
Declined + 2,105
Total Received 3,486

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Essay
Recommendations

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Amanda Metts
Assistant Vice President for Admissions
P: 800 345-4973
F: 252 399-6572
enroll@barton.edu

Financial Aid

65%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$23,908

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $31,730
Room $4,500
Board $5,920
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $43,350
Average Financial Aid - $23,908
Total with Avg. Aid $19,442

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,191,977
State $2,129,230
Institutional $9,124,293
Other external $506,363
Total $13,951,863

Non-need-based

Federal $5,345
State $1,826
Institutional $1,606,345
Other external $93,438
Total $1,706,954
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
August 19

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 789-1189
F: 252 399-6531
financialaid@barton.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Thomas Welch
Director of Financial Aid
twelch@barton.edu

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Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Archery, Badminton, Basketball, Cheerleading/dance, Flag Football, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball, Wiffle Ball

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Athletic Directors

Todd Wilkinson (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Wendee Saintsing (women's)
Swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, Conference Carolinas
Mascot
Bulldogs
School colors
royal blue and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Art/Design
Biology
Biology/Health Sciences
Birth-Kindergarten Education
Business
Business Administration
Chemistry
Criminal Justice
Criminology/Criminal Justice
Criminology/Criminal Justice Sciences
Education
Education of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Elementary Education/K-6
English
Exercise Science
Gerontology
Health Care Administration
Health Promotion
Health/Physical Education
History
Interdisciplinary Arts/Media
Interdisciplinary Studies
Justice Administration
Liberal Studies
Mass Communication Studies
Mass Communications
Mathematics
Middle School Education/6-9
Nursing
Photojournalism
Political Science
Psychology
Religion/Philosophy
School Administration
Social Studies
Social Work
Spanish
Special Education/General Curriculum K-12
Sport Management
Theatre
Visual Communications
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Business Administration
  3. Social Work

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,059

total students

75%

in-state

25%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

92%

976
students

Female
63%
612

Male
37%
364

8%

83
students

Female
76%
63

Male
24%
20

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

95%

932
students

Female
62%
574

Male
38%
358

5%

44
students

Female
87%
38

Male
13%
6

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Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
20%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
56%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

45%

Transfer applicants accepted

24%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

64

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 25
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
Greece
Spain
Sweden
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants
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