Cairn University

Langhorne, PA

Cairn University

Langhorne, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$29,853

not including room and board

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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.

Official website Visit website
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%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
93%
Percent 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-prepatory program
Admission test scores
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

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

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Financial Aid

94%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$17,412

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $29,178
Room $5,857
Board $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
Basketball
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field x country
Volleyball

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.
Applied Behavior Analysis.
Art Therapy/Therapist.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Bible/Biblical Studies.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Christian Studies.
Computer Science.
Counseling Psychology.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Divinity/Ministry.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Graphic Design.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
Information Technology.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor.
Music History, Literature, and Theory.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music Theory and Composition.
Music, General.
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management.
Organizational Leadership.
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Other.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Political Science and Government, General.
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies.
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies.
Psychology, General.
Public/Applied History.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Religious/Sacred Music.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Social Work.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
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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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
59%
214

Male
41%
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 transfered

68

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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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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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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