Cairn University

Langhorne, PA

Cairn University

Langhorne, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$29,853

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 439
Declined 100
Total Received 539
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Private

1,267

undergraduate students

428

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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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,695
Established in 1913
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

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.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

Cairn University
200 Manor Avenue
Langhorne, PA
19047-2990

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
62%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
93%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
19%
Top 1/4
36%
Top 1/2
58%
Bottom 1/2
42%
Bottom 1/4
12%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 439
Declined 100
Total Received 539

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Formal demonstration of competencies

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Admission test scores
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

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

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

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

94%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$17,412

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $29,178
Housing $5,857
Food $5,330
Additional fees $675
Books & supplies $1,080
Total $42,120
Average Financial Aid - $17,412
Total with Avg. Aid $24,708

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,514,204
State $719,214
Institutional $7,116,581
Other external $108,030
Total $9,458,029

Non-need-based

Federal
State $3,735
Institutional $1,627,432
Other external $38,300
Total $1,669,467

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 877 726-2445
F: 215 702-4248
financial.aid@cairn.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Golf yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes yes

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, billiards, flag football, soccer, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division III), NCCAA, CSAC (men's volleyball only, Continental Volleyball Conference)

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
Applied Behavior Analysis. yes
Art Therapy/Therapist. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Bible/Biblical Studies. yes yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Christian Studies. yes
Computer Science. yes
Counseling Psychology. yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes
Divinity/Ministry. yes yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
Graphic Design. yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes
Information Technology. yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor. yes
Music History, Literature, and Theory. yes
Music Performance, General. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music Theory and Composition. yes
Music, General. yes
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management. yes
Organizational Leadership. yes
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Other. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies. yes
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public/Applied History. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes yes
Religious/Sacred Music. yes
Social Studies Teacher Education. yes
Social Work. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other. yes yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other. yes yes
Youth Ministry. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biblical Studies
  2. Teacher Education
  3. Social Work

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Internships

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-theology

1,695

total students

56%

in-state

44%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

75%

1,267
students

Female
56%
705

Male
44%
562

25%

428
students

Female
62%
264

Male
38%
164

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

71%

900
students

Female
55%
491

Male
45%
409

29%

367
students

Female
58%
214

Male
42%
153

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
72%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

13%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

68

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 10
Countries most often represented Kenya
South Korea
The Dominican Republic
Special services offered for international applicants Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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