Cornerstone University

Grand Rapids, MI

Cornerstone University

Grand Rapids, MI

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Tuition & Fees

$24,500

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
35%
500-599
45%
400-499
15%
300-399
0
700-800
1%
600-699
25%
500-599
58%
400-499
15%
300-399
0
30-36
6%
24-29
41%
18-23
44%
12-17
8%
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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,844
Declined 893
Total Received 2,737
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Private

1,755

undergraduate students

606

graduate students

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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.

  • Metropolitan area: Grand Rapids
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Gerald R. Ford International

Cornerstone University
1001 East Beltline Avenue, NE
Grand Rapids
49525

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
63%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government
  • Student Education Association
  • Intramural Sports
  • Student Activities Council
  • International Justice Mission

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Mudbowl
  • Mock Rock (lip sync contest)
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Campus Facts

  • 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
43%
Top 1/2
80%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
35%
500-599
45%
400-499
15%
300-399
0
700-800
1%
600-699
25%
500-599
58%
400-499
15%
300-399
0
30-36
6%
24-29
41%
18-23
44%
12-17
8%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.56

Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,844
Declined 893
Total Received 2,737

Admissions Factors

Very Important

application essay
academic GPA
religious affiliation/commitment
standardized test scores

Considered

class rank
recommendation(s)

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 30
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Football

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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Bible/Biblical Studies
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
Counseling Psychology
Developmental and Child Psychology
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Environmental Biology
Family Psychology
Finance, General
Health Communication
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
History Teacher Education
History, General
Human Services, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Linguistics
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Music, Other
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Nursing Studies
Pre-Occupational Therapy Studies
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
Psychology, General
Publishing
Radio and Television
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social Work
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Speech Teacher Education
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
Youth Ministry
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • 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
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree - professional

2,361

total students

80%

in-state

20%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

74%

1,755
students

Female
62%
1,084

Male
38%
671

26%

606
students

Female
55%
333

Male
45%
273

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

71%

1,260
students

Female
60%
753

Male
40%
507

29%

495
students

Female
67%
331

Male
33%
164

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 77%
Student 4 year graduation rate 37%
Student 5 year graduation rate 14%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
11%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
76%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

109

Transfer students enrolled

5%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
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 yes
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

'Minimally 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 interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • 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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