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Clearwater Christian College is a private institution that was founded in 1966. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 510, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 138 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Clearwater Christian College's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is National Liberal Arts Colleges, Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $16,315 (2011-12).
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Clearwater Christian College exists to provide an excellent liberal arts education centered on God's Word, with a focus on challenging students to love God wholly, to know Him intimately, and to serve Him fervently; educating men and women to minister faithfully and humbly with evangelistic zeal as they impact eternity for Jesus Christ in every avenue of life. The small college size allows for the personal relationships between faculty and students; our faculty know and mentor their students, providing them with opportunities that students at larger colleges would never have.
|School type||private, coed college|
|Religious affiliation||Christian nondenominational|
When applying to Clearwater Christian College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 15. The application fee at Clearwater Christian College is $35. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 72.1 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||72.1%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 15|
The student-faculty ratio at Clearwater Christian College is 15:1, and the school has 73.8 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Clearwater Christian College include: Education; Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies; and Biological and Biomedical Sciences. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 68.8 percent.
Clearwater Christian College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 510, with a gender distribution of 51.8 percent male students and 48.2 percent female students. At this school, 75.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 25.0 percent of students live off campus.
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|Collegiate athletic association||N/A|
Campus Info & Services
Clearwater Christian College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, and health insurance. Clearwater Christian College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Clearwater Christian College, 71 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Clearwater Christian College.
|Students who have cars on campus||71%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At Clearwater Christian College, 81.1 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $9,854.
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||$16,315 (2011-12)|
|Room and board||$7,470 (2011-12)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data