Cornerstone University

Grand Rapids, MI

Cornerstone University

Grand Rapids, MI

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Tuition & Fees

$26,250

not including housing and food

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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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Application link Apply online
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%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
78%
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
Housing & Food $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 yes
Basketball yes yes
Bowling yes yes
Golf yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes yes
Track and field indoor yes yes
Track and field outdoor yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes

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

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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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