Brevard College

Brevard, NC

Brevard College

Brevard, NC

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

24-29
18%
18-23
54%
12-17
26%
6-11
1%
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undergraduateRatios

58%

male

42%

female

11

students

1

faculty

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Selective

43%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,235
Declined 1,623
Total Received 2,858
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Private

705

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

Brevard College, founded in 1853, is a private, coeducational, church-affiliated college. Its 120-acre campus is located in Brevard.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 705
Established in 1853
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation United Methodist

120-acre campus in Brevard (population: 7,890), 35 miles southwest of Asheville. Major airport, bus, and train serve Asheville.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Asheville Regional

Brevard College
1 Brevard College Drive
Brevard, NC
28712

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
76%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Fine Arts organizations
  • Omicron Delta Kappa
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • BC Greens
  • Business Club

Top Events

  • Earth Week Service and Celebration/EarthFest
  • Move-a-Mountain Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Celebration
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
6%
Top 1/4
24%
Top 1/2
62%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

24-29
18%
18-23
54%
12-17
26%
6-11
1%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.07

Selective

43%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,235
Declined 1,623
Total Received 2,858

Admissions Factors

Very Important

level of applicant's interest
academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
application essay
interview
class rank
talent/ability
volunteer work

Considered

alumni/ae relation
recommendation(s)
standardized test scores
work experience

Not Considered

first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 29
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Fencing, Football, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and field, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Fencing, Football, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and field, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Weight lifting

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
History, General
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

705

total students

58%

in-state

42%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

705
students

Female
42%
296

Male
58%
409

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

697
students

Female
43%
293

Male
57%
404

2%

8
students

Female
38%
3

Male
62%
5

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 59%
Student 4 year graduation rate 36%
Student 5 year graduation rate 5%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
70%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

61

Transfer students enrolled

9%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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