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Brevard College is a private institution that was founded in 1853. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 627, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 120 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Brevard College's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is National Liberal Arts Colleges, Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $23,900 (2012-13).
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Brevard College offers a range of distinctive baccalaureate degree programs on a beautiful residential campus in Brevard, North Carolina. With close to 40 majors and minors and a deeply dedicated faculty, Brevard College offers an engaging education for just about everyone, whether a student is leaning towards a traditional degree or something that is a little out-of-the-box. Brevard offers an education that is supportive, flexible, and challenging.
|School type||private, coed college|
When applying to Brevard College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling, and the early action deadline is February 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 55.2 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||55.2%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Brevard College is 10:1, and the school has 82.5 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Brevard College include: Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies; Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other; Business/Commerce, General; Visual and Performing Arts; and Psychology, General. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 59.5 percent.
Brevard College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 627, with a gender distribution of 59.5 percent male students and 40.5 percent female students. At this school, 79.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 21.0 percent of students live off campus. Brevard College is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA II|
Campus Info & Services
Brevard College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, health service, and health insurance. Brevard College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Brevard College, 70 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Brevard College.
|Students who have cars on campus||70%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At Brevard College, 70.3 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $15,928.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$23,900 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$8,200 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data