Sterling College

Sterling, KS

Sterling College

Sterling, KS

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Undergrad Christian Life

Tuition & Fees

$27,300

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
3%
500-599
44%
400-499
46%
300-399
7%
600-699
1%
500-599
52%
400-499
42%
300-399
5%
30-36
4%
24-29
19%
18-23
61%
12-17
16%
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undergraduateRatios

58%

male

42%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Very Selective

39%

acceptance rate

Accepted 637
Declined 959
Total Received 1,596
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Private

643

undergraduate students

10

graduate students

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School Facts

Sterling College, founded in 1887, is a private, Christian college. Its 42-acre campus is located in Sterling, 65 miles from Wichita.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 653
Established in 1887
Coeducational Coeducational

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42-acre, rural campus in Sterling (population: 2,230), 65 miles from Wichita. Major airport serves Wichita; bus and train serve Hutchinson (20 miles).

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National

Sterling College
125 West Cooper
Sterling
67579

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
76%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • Student Activities Council
  • Bible study groups
  • theatre
  • Mission teams

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Last Blast (end of year outdoor party)
  • Convocations
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Campus Facts

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

Campus Security

  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • late night security patrol

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
3%
Top 1/4
22%
Top 1/2
57%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
3%
500-599
44%
400-499
46%
300-399
7%
600-699
1%
500-599
52%
400-499
42%
300-399
5%
30-36
4%
24-29
19%
18-23
61%
12-17
16%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.2

Very Selective

39%

acceptance rate

Accepted 637
Declined 959
Total Received 1,596

Admissions Factors

Very Important

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
academic GPA
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
first generation
religious affiliation/commitment

Considered

application essay
interview
class rank
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
talent/ability

Not Considered

geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
state residency
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 $26,000
Additional fees $1,300
Books & supplies $1,240
Other fees $1,200
Total $29,740
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Financial Facts

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

Varsity Sports

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

Intramural Sports Men

Ultimate frisbee

Intramural Sports Women

Ultimate frisbee

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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Athletic Training/Trainer
Behavioral Sciences
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Drama and Dance Teacher Education
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
History Teacher Education
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics and Statistics, Other
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Occupational Therapy Studies
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
Psychology, Other
Religious Education
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other
Writing, General
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad

653

total students

40%

in-state

60%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

98%

643
students

Female
42%
270

Male
58%
373

2%

10
students

Female
40%
4

Male
60%
6

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

81%

527
students

Female
41%
215

Male
59%
312

19%

116
students

Female
48%
55

Male
52%
61

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 58%
Student 6 year graduation rate 53%

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
15%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Hispanic/Latino
56%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

42

Transfer students enrolled

6%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
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 Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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