Covenant College

Lookout Mountain, GA

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.

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Covenant College

Lookout Mountain, GA

Tuition & Fees

$36,710

$36,710

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
22%
600-699
41%
500-599
33%
400-499
4%
700-800
11%
600-699
39%
500-599
40%
400-499
8%
300-399
2%
700-800
8%
600-699
30%
500-599
46%
400-499
16%
30-36
42%
24-29
33%
18-23
21%
12-17
4%
30-36
14%
24-29
50%
18-23
27%
12-17
9%
30-36
24%
24-29
47%
18-23
28%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

47%

male

53%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Not Selective

98%

acceptance rate

Accepted 551
Declined + 10
Total Received 561
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Private (nonprofit)

946

undergraduate students

43

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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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 989
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
82%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
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
33%
Top 1/4
50%
Top 1/2
71%
Bottom 1/2
29%
Bottom 1/4
7%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
22%
600-699
41%
500-599
33%
400-499
4%
700-800
11%
600-699
39%
500-599
40%
400-499
8%
300-399
2%
700-800
8%
600-699
30%
500-599
46%
400-499
16%
30-36
42%
24-29
33%
18-23
21%
12-17
4%
30-36
14%
24-29
50%
18-23
27%
12-17
9%
30-36
24%
24-29
47%
18-23
28%
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

98%

acceptance rate

Accepted 551
Declined + 10
Total Received 561

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

Brad Thomas
Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management
P: 888 451-2683
F: 706 820-0893
admissions@covenant.edu

Financial Aid

80%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$29,745.00

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $35,670
Room & board $10,970
Additional fees $1,040
Books & supplies $1,170
Total $48,850
Average Financial Aid - $29,745
Total with Avg. Aid $19,105

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,265,883
State $786,263
Institutional $13,244,623
Other external $404,377
Total $15,701,146

Non-need-based

Federal
State $242,074
Institutional $5,298,676
Other external $329,106
Total $5,869,856
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 706 419-1126
F: 706 820-0893
financialaid@covenant.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Matthew Bazzel
Director of Financial Aid
matthew.bazzel@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

Tim Sceggel (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Joanna Ehman (women's)
Assistant Director Of Athletics/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

989

total students

29%

in-state

71%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

96%

946
students

Female
53%
503

Male
47%
443

4%

43
students

Female
56%
24

Male
44%
19

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

887
students

Female
54%
471

Male
46%
416

7%

59
students

Female
55%
32

Male
45%
27

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Hispanic/Latino
80%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

98%

Transfer applicants accepted

41%

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
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) 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

Claire Hirte
International Admissions Counselor
claire.hirte@covenant.edu

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