Montreat College

Montreat, NC

Montreat College

Montreat, NC

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Tuition & Fees

$30,050

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
2%
24-29
21%
18-23
60%
12-17
15%
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Selective

53%

acceptance rate

Accepted 442
Declined 377
Total Received 819
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Private

808

undergraduate students

200

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Montreat College, founded in 1916, is an independent, Christ-centered, liberal-arts institution. Its main 70-acre campus is located in Montreat, with additional facilities on a 90-acre campus in the adjacent community of Black Mountain, 15 miles east of Asheville, NC.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,008
Established in 1916
Coeducational Coeducational

96-acre, rural campus in Montreat (population: 760), 15 miles east of Asheville; branch campuses in Asheville, Black Mountain, and Charlotte. Major airport and bus serve Asheville.

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Asheville Regional

Montreat College
310 Gaither Circle
Montreat
28757-1267

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
80%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Events

  • King of Hearts Men's Pageant
  • Winter Ball
  • Downhill Derby
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
9%
Top 1/4
26%
Top 1/2
60%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
2%
24-29
21%
18-23
60%
12-17
15%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.07

Selective

53%

acceptance rate

Accepted 442
Declined 377
Total Received 819

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Important

character/personal qualities
interview
class rank
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability

Not Considered

application essay
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $28,600
Room & board $9,700
Additional fees $1,450
Total $39,750

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

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

Intramural Sports Men

Football, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee

Intramural Sports Women

Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee

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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Bible/Biblical Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Communication and Media Studies, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Studies
History, General
Human Services, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Music Management
Music Performance, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Social Sciences, General
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

1,008

total students

42%

in-state

58%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

80%

808
students

Female
54%
437

Male
46%
371

20%

200
students

Female
78%
155

Male
22%
45

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

62%

506
students

Female
48%
240

Male
52%
266

38%

302
students

Female
66%
197

Male
34%
105

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 59%
Student 4 year graduation rate 25%
Student 5 year graduation rate 5%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
15%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
63%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

62

Transfer students enrolled

6%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment no
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions no
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

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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