Grace College and Seminary

2014 Quick Stats
200 Seminary Drive

Winona Lake, IN 46590

Phone: (574) 372-5100
2013-2014 Tuition
tuition and fees
male /
Mar. 1
application deadline

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U.S. News Rankings

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U.S. News rank Category Name
#48 Overall Score: 54 out of 100. Regional Colleges (Midwest)

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Grace College and Seminary is a private institution that was founded in 1948. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,530, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 150 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Grace College and Seminary's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (Midwest), 48. Its tuition and fees are $23,970 (2013-14).

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

Grace College is an evangelical Christian community of higher education which applies Biblical values in strengthening character, sharpening competence, and preparing of service. As a school we are known for our commitment to intentional spiritual growth of our students.

General Information

School type private, coed college
Year founded 1948
Religious affiliation Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches
Academic calendar semester
Setting rural
2012 Endowment $9,107,479


When applying to Grace College and Seminary, it's important to note the application deadline is March 1, and the early action deadline is December 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due April 1. The application fee at Grace College and Seminary is $30. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 90.9 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 90.9%
Application deadline March 1
SAT/ACT scores must be received by April 1

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at Grace College and Seminary is 25:1, and the school has 44.8 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Grace College and Seminary include: Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other; Business Administration and Management, General; Elementary Education and Teaching; Counseling Psychology; and Psychology, General. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 80.8 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 25:1
4-year graduation rate 56%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 31%
Business Administration and Management, General 10%
Elementary Education and Teaching 10%
Counseling Psychology 7%
Psychology, General 5%

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Student Life

Grace College and Seminary has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,530, with a gender distribution of 42.8 percent male students and 57.2 percent female students. At this school, 50 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 50 percent of students live off campus. Grace College and Seminary is part of the NAIA athletic conference.

Total enrollment 1,821
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 NAIA

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Campus Info & Services

Grace College and Seminary offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Grace College and Seminary also offers campus safety and security services like late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Grace College and Seminary, 88 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Grace College and Seminary.

Students who have cars on campus 88%
Health insurance offered Yes

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Paying for School

At Grace College and Seminary, 96.7 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $7,123.

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Tuition and fees $23,970 (2013-14)
Room and board $7,670 (2013-14)
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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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