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Montreat College is a private institution that was founded in 1916. It has a suburban setting and the campus size is 112 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Montreat College's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (South), Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $23,164 (2012-13).
|School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):|
Montreat College is a Christian liberal arts educational institution committed to the integration of learning with faith and we encourage students to discover the call of God in every sphere of life. We openly embrace students of all cultures, races, and faiths in an atmosphere of academic excellence, intellectual inquiry, and Christian love. The college seeks to provide a broad, rigorous liberal arts curriculum with an emphasis on traditional and selected professional degree programs, including degree programs for adult learners.
|School type||private, coed college|
|Religious affiliation||Presbyterian (U.S.A.)|
When applying to Montreat College, it's important to note the application deadline is August 15. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 15. The application fee at Montreat College is $30. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 50.6 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||50.6%|
|Application deadline||August 15|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 15|
The student-faculty ratio at Montreat College is 14:1. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 64.5 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||N/A|
|Five most popular majors for 2011 graduates|
Montreat College is part of the NAIA athletic conference.
|Student gender distribution||N/A|
|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||NAIA|
Campus Info & Services
Montreat College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, health service, and health insurance. Montreat College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Montreat College, 65 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Montreat College.
|Students who have cars on campus||65%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At Montreat College, 88.2 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $10,625.
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||$23,164 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$7,528 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data