Cairn University

Langhorne, PA

Cairn University

Langhorne, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$28,668

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
13%
500-599
43%
400-499
31%
300-399
7%
700-800
0
600-699
14%
500-599
33%
400-499
33%
300-399
16%
200-299
2%
30-36
3%
24-29
15%
18-23
54%
12-17
27%
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Not Selective

98%

acceptance rate

Accepted 340
Declined 5
Total Received 345
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Private

762

undergraduate students

290

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Cairn University, founded in 1913, is a private university with a Protestant Evangelical orientation. Its 105-acre wooded campus is located in Langhorne, northeast of Philadelphia.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,052
Established in 1913
Coeducational Coeducational

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115-acre, suburban campus in Langhorne (population: 1,596), 20 miles from Philadelphia; branch campus in Cable and abroad in Kandern, Germany and Hong Kong. Served by train; major airport serves Philadelphia (34 miles); bus serves Bristol (three miles). School operates transportation to student apartments. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Metropolitan area: Philadelphia
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Philadelphia International

Cairn University
200 Manor Avenue
Langhorne
19047-2990

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
62%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Ascend (outdoor adventure club)
  • Chi Beta Sigma (Social Work Club)
  • Enactus (Business)
  • Mu Kappa (Missionary Kids Association)
  • Student Visual Arts Society

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Hoedown
  • Christmas 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
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
19%
Top 1/4
36%
Top 1/2
58%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
13%
500-599
43%
400-499
31%
300-399
7%
700-800
0
600-699
14%
500-599
33%
400-499
33%
300-399
16%
200-299
2%
30-36
3%
24-29
15%
18-23
54%
12-17
27%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $25
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.31

Not Selective

98%

acceptance rate

Accepted 340
Declined 5
Total Received 345

Admissions Factors

Very Important

level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
academic GPA
religious affiliation/commitment
standardized test scores

Important

application essay
interview
rigor of secondary school record
talent/ability

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
class rank
recommendation(s)
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 20
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $28,328
Room & board $10,706
Additional fees $340
Books & supplies $1,060
Other fees $1,124
Total $41,558

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3
NCCAA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Applied Behavior Analysis
Art Therapy/Therapist
Art/Art Studies, General
Bible/Biblical Studies
Business Administration and Management, General
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Fashion/Apparel Design
General Literature
Graphic Design
History, General
Information Technology
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Music History, Literature, and Theory
Music, General
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Psychology, General
Public/Applied History
Religion/Religious Studies
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social Work
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
Youth Ministry
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

1,052

total students

54%

in-state

46%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

72%

762
students

Female
56%
425

Male
44%
337

28%

290
students

Female
52%
151

Male
48%
139

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

95%

726
students

Female
56%
406

Male
44%
320

5%

36
students

Female
53%
19

Male
47%
17

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 74%
Student 4 year graduation rate 27%
Student 5 year graduation rate 28%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
12%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
71%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

72

Transfer students enrolled

7%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
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

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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