Cornerstone University

Grand Rapids, MI

Cornerstone University

Grand Rapids, MI

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Tuition & Fees

$26,250

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
590
25th
580
75th
470
25th
460
75th
25
25th
18
75th
26
25th
18
75th
26
25th
19
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undergraduateRatios

37%

male

63%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

86%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,708
Declined 256
Total Received 1,964
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Private

1,961

undergraduate students

784

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Cornerstone University, founded in 1941, is a private university. Its 130-acre campus is located less than five miles northeast of downtown Grand Rapids.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,745
Established in 1941
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Other

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132-acre campus in Grand Rapids (population: 198,829), approximately 2-1/2 hours from Detroit, three hours from Chicago; branch campuses in Kalamazoo, Lansing, and Zeeland. Served by air, bus, and train.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Cornerstone University
1001 East Beltline Avenue, NE
Grand Rapids, MI
49525

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
58%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
78%
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
21%
Top 1/4
47%
Top 1/2
78%
Bottom 1/2
22%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
590
25th
580
75th
470
25th
460
75th
25
25th
18
75th
26
25th
18
75th
26
25th
19

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Common application accepted yes
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some

Not Selective

86%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,708
Declined 256
Total Received 1,964

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Admission test scores

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Secondary School Rank
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • 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

100%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Talking books
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

89%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$12,933

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $26,250
Room & board $9,960
Books & supplies $800
Total $37,010
Average Financial Aid - $12,933
Total with Avg. Aid $24,077

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 787-9778
F: 616 222-1400
financial.aid@cornerstone.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field indoor
Track and field outdoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, football, indoor soccer, softball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics.
Bible/Biblical Studies.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other.
Christian Studies.
Cinematography and Film/Video Production.
Counseling Psychology.
Creative Writing.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Developmental and Child Psychology.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Divinity/Ministry.
Economics, General.
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Environmental Biology.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Family Psychology.
Finance, General.
General Studies.
Graphic Design.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other.
History, General.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
Linguistics.
Management Information Systems, General.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Missions/Missionary Studies.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Performance, General.
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management.
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Other.
Pastoral Studies/Counseling.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Pre-Dentistry Studies.
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies.
Pre-Nursing Studies.
Pre-Occupational Therapy Studies.
Project Management.
Psychology, General.
Radio and Television.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Religious Education.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Social Work.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other.
Youth Ministry.

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Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

2,745

total students

81%

in-state

19%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

71%

1,961
students

Female
63%
1,244

Male
37%
717

29%

784
students

Female
57%
444

Male
43%
340

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

51%

1,001
students

Female
61%
611

Male
39%
390

49%

960
students

Female
66%
633

Male
34%
327

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
12%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
73%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

8%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 30
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Mexico
South Korea
The Netherlands
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors

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