Tuition & Fees

$35,640

$35,640

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
23%
600-699
48%
500-599
25%
400-499
4%
700-800
14%
600-699
36%
500-599
41%
400-499
8%
300-399
1%
700-800
8%
600-699
30%
500-599
46%
400-499
16%
30-36
40%
24-29
34%
18-23
22%
12-17
4%
30-36
14%
24-29
50%
18-23
30%
12-17
6%
30-36
29%
24-29
44%
18-23
26%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Not Selective

97%

acceptance rate

Accepted 653
Declined + 19
Total Received 672
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Private (nonprofit)

1,002

undergraduate students

44

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. English
  2. History
  3. Sociology
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Codes

SAT 6124
ACT 3951

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Location

School Facts

Covenant College, founded in 1955, is a church-affiliated liberal arts college. Its 300-acre campus is located on Lookout Mountain, across the state line from Chattanooga, TN.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,046
Established in 1955
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Presbyterian
Accredited by •  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Lookout Mountain, GA

350-acre, suburban campus in Lookout Mountain (population: 1,569), 10 miles from Chattanooga, TN and 120 miles from Atlanta. Major airport and train serve Atlanta; smaller airport and bus serve Chattanooga.

Covenant College
14049 Scenic Highway
Lookout Mountain, GA 30750

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
83%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
99%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
28%
Top 1/4
57%
Top 1/2
85%
Bottom 1/2
15%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
23%
600-699
48%
500-599
25%
400-499
4%
700-800
14%
600-699
36%
500-599
41%
400-499
8%
300-399
1%
700-800
8%
600-699
30%
500-599
46%
400-499
16%
30-36
40%
24-29
34%
18-23
22%
12-17
4%
30-36
14%
24-29
50%
18-23
30%
12-17
6%
30-36
29%
24-29
44%
18-23
26%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Common application accepted no
Application deadline February 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

97%

acceptance rate

Accepted 653
Declined + 19
Total Received 672

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Interview

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Minority affiliation
Volunteer Work

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Particular talent/ability
State residency
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Scott Schindler
Director of Admissions
P: 888 451-2683
F: 706 820-0893
admissions@covenant.edu

Financial Aid

81%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$28,920

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $34,660
Room & board $10,660
Additional fees $980
Books & supplies $1,170
Total $47,470
Average Financial Aid - $28,920
Total with Avg. Aid $18,550

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,303,189
State $781,036
Institutional $12,762,436
Other external $397,457
Total $15,244,118

Non-need-based

Federal
State $227,556
Institutional $4,672,376
Other external $330,546
Total $5,230,478
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 706 419-1126
F: 706 820-2820
financialaid@covenant.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Beth Bailey
Financial Aid Director
beth.bailey@covenant.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

archery, badminton, ballroom dance, basketball, bowling, climbing, corn hole, dodgeball, flag football, futsal, kickball, rugby, soccer, spikeball, table tennis, tennis, triathlon, volleyball, Wiffle ball, Zumba

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Athletic Directors

Kyle Taylor (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Meredith Atwood (women's)
Swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Appalachian Athletic Conference
Mascot
Scots
School colors
royal blue and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Art
Biblical/Theological Studies
Biology
Business
Chemistry
Community Development
Computer Science
Economics
Education
English
Foreign Language
History/Politics
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Studies
Mathematics
Music
Natural Science
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physics
Pre-Law
Pre-Medical
Pre-Nursing
Pre-Physical Therapy
Psychology
Sociology
Teaching
Theatre
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Most Popular Majors

  1. English
  2. History
  3. Sociology

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Health Professions

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine

1,046

total students

30%

in-state

70%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

96%

1,002
students

Female
52%
521

Male
48%
481

4%

44
students

Female
55%
24

Male
45%
20

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

96%

969
students

Female
52%
501

Male
48%
468

4%

33
students

Female
61%
20

Male
39%
13

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
81%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

100%

Transfer applicants accepted

56%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: February 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

94

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Career
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 6
Countries most often represented Canada
Germany
Haiti
Nigeria
Peru
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants Other
Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

Zach Plating
International Admissions Representative
706 419-1437
zach.plating@covenant.edu

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