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Jarvis Christian College is a private institution that was founded in 1912. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 603, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 243 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Its tuition and fees are $11,369 (2013-14).
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Jarvis Christian College is a historically Black liberal arts, baccalaureate, degree-granting institution affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). The mission of the college is to prepare students intellectually, socially, spiritually, and personally to pursue professional and graduate studies and productive careers, and to function effectively in a global and technological society.
The College prides itself on providing an education for students, who otherwise, may not have an opportunity to receive a college education. From initial enrollment students are provided with a variety of activities inside and outside the classroom. These opportunities range from being exposed to new ideas and techniques that include the "first-year experience, internships, opportunities for travel to attend cultural events, attendance at research conferences to observe and present scholarly papers, joining fraternities and sororities and to participate in political forums.
|School type||private, coed college|
|Religious affiliation||Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)|
When applying to Jarvis Christian College, it's important to note the application deadline is August 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. The application fee at Jarvis Christian College is $50. It has an an acceptance rate of 100 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||100.0%|
|Application deadline||August 1|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Jarvis Christian College is 16:1, and the school has 53.1 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Jarvis Christian College include: Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies; Education; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; and Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 48.8 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||7%|
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Jarvis Christian College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 603, with a gender distribution of 57 percent male students and 43 percent female students. At this school, 88 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 12 percent of students live off campus. Jarvis Christian College is part of the NAIA athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NAIA|
Campus Info & Services
Jarvis Christian College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Jarvis Christian College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Jarvis Christian College, 25 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Jarvis Christian College.
|Students who have cars on campus||25%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
Paying for School
At Jarvis Christian College, 96.4 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $15,063.
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||$11,369 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$7,944 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data