Clearwater Christian College

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3400 Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard

Clearwater, FL 33759-4595

Phone: (727) 726-1153
2013-2014 Tuition
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National Liberal Arts Colleges

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Clearwater Christian College is a private institution that was founded in 1966. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 485, 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 2014 edition of Best Colleges is National Liberal Arts Colleges, Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $17,125 (2013-14).

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

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.

General Information

School type private, coed college
Year founded 1966
Religious affiliation Christian nondenominational
Academic calendar semester
Setting suburban
2012 Endowment $709,796


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 72.2 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 72.2%
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by August 15

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at Clearwater Christian College is 14:1, and the school has 76.7 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Clearwater Christian College include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; Education; Psychology; and Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 68.3 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 14:1
4-year graduation rate 39%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 25%
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 13%
Education 12%
Psychology 12%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 11%

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Student Life

Clearwater Christian College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 485, with a gender distribution of 50.9 percent male students and 49.1 percent female students. At this school, 72 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 28 percent of students live off campus.

Total enrollment 498
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 N/A

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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, 75 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Clearwater Christian College.

Students who have cars on campus 75%
Health insurance offered Yes

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Paying for School

At Clearwater Christian College, 79 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $9,880.

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Tuition and fees $17,125 (2013-14)
Room and board $8,300 (2013-14)
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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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