Brevard College

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1 Brevard College Drive

Brevard, NC 28712

Phone: (828) 883-8292
2013-2014 Tuition
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National Liberal Arts Colleges

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Brevard College is a private institution that was founded in 1853. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 633, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 120 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Brevard College's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is National Liberal Arts Colleges, Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $25,200 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

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.

General Information

School type private, coed college
Year founded 1853
Religious affiliation Methodist
Academic calendar semester
Setting rural
2012 Endowment $18,606,527


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. The application fee at Brevard College is $30. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 53.7 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 53.7%
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by August 1

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at Brevard College is 10:1, and the school has 71.1 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Brevard College include: Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies; Business/Commerce, General; Visual and Performing Arts; Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other; and Psychology, General. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 58.3 percent.

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Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 10:1
4-year graduation rate 26%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies 21%
Business/Commerce, General 18%
Visual and Performing Arts 15%
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 11%
Psychology, General 8%

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Student Life

Brevard College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 633, with a gender distribution of 58.6 percent male students and 41.4 percent female students. At this school, 76 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 24 percent of students live off campus. Brevard College is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.

Total enrollment 633
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Collegiate athletic association NCAA II

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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

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Tuition and fees $25,200 (2013-14)
Room and board $8,800 (2013-14)
Financial aid statistics N/A

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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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