Sterling College

Sterling, KS

Sterling College

Sterling, KS

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Undergrad Christian Life

Tuition & Fees

$31,500

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

55%

male

45%

female

11

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

96%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,223
Declined 43
Total Received 1,266
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Private

769

undergraduate students

13

graduate students

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Location

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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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 782
Established in 1887
Coeducational Coeducational

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 Setting: Rural community

Sterling College
125 West Cooper
Sterling, KS
67579

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
76%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
99%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
3%
Top 1/4
22%
Top 1/2
57%
Bottom 1/2
43%
Bottom 1/4
8%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
540
25th
460
75th
540
25th
440
75th
26
25th
15
75th
26
25th
16
75th
25
25th
18

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Other application fee (waived if filed online)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Not Selective

96%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,223
Declined 43
Total Received 1,266

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

70%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

100%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$17,383

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $30,000
Room $3,916
Board $5,400
Additional fees $1,500
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $42,016
Average Financial Aid - $17,383
Total with Avg. Aid $24,633

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,481,023
State $425,952
Institutional $3,076,152
Other external
Total $4,983,127

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $440,519
Other external $212,412
Total $652,931

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 346-1017
F: 620 869-9033
finaid@sterling.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Other sports
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, billiards, flag football, softball, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (beach/indoor)

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Art Teacher Education.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Biology Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other.
Chemistry Teacher Education.
Chemistry, General.
Communication and Media Studies, Other.
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.
History Teacher Education.
History, General.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics and Statistics.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Musical Theatre.
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Pre-Occupational Therapy Studies.
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies.
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing.
Psychology, General.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other.
Writing, General.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Sports Management/exercise Science
  3. Education/elementary/secondary

Programs Offered

  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Engineering

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-theology

782

total students

26%

in-state

74%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

98%

769
students

Female
45%
343

Male
55%
426

2%

13
students

Female
54%
7

Male
46%
6

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

75%

580
students

Female
43%
250

Male
57%
330

25%

189
students

Female
49%
93

Male
51%
96

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
13%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Hispanic/Latino
56%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

21%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

100

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 27
Countries most often represented Africa
Brazil
Panama
Paraguay
Spain
Venezuela
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
Special orientation

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