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St. Paul's College is a private institution that was founded in 1888. It has a rural setting and the campus size is 185 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. St. Paul's College's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (South), Tier 2.
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Saint Paul's College, a private, church-related co-educational institution with a Christian heritage, sustains an environment that emphasizes integrity, objectivity, resourcefulness, scholarship and responsible citizenship. Its liberal arts, professional and pre-professional programs prepare students for careers and graduate studies in Biology, Business Administration (Accounting, General Business Administration, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing), Criminal Justice, Computer Science, English, History/Social Sciences, General Studies, Mathematics, Political Science/International Relations, Sociology, and educational endorsements in primary or secondary education in Biology, Business, English Mathematics, Political Science, and special education. The College provides an academic environment that promotes the vision of the Founder to educate all students, especially the under served, with educational, cultural, spiritual, and life-long learning experiences that will enable them to lead in a technological and global society.
Notable programs at the college include the Single Parent Support System (SPSS), a residential academic program for single parents and their children; the Brown v Board Scholars Program, a legislatively created program designed to provide educational opportunities to Virginia residents affected by public school closures during the period of Massive Resistance in Virginia; the James Solomon Russell Scholars Program, a program designed to recruit and encourage students to consider careers in church ministry; the Service Learning Program, a community outreach program that integrates community service with instruction to teach civic responsibility; the Dominion Leadership Program, a grant sponsored program for student ambassadors of Saint Paul's College, and an Accelerated Degree Completion Program (EADCP) in Business Administration for working adults, 25 years old or older. Saint Paul's College holds membership in the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), the United Negro College Fund (UNCF), The Association of Episcopal Colleges (AEC), the Council of Independent Colleges of Virginia (CICV), and the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA).
When applying to St. Paul's College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due July 1. The application fee at St. Paul's College is $20. It is least selective, with 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% 4|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||July 1|
The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 37 percent.
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St. Paul's College is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA II|
Campus Info & Services
St. Paul's College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, and health insurance. St. Paul's College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at St. Paul's College, 75 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at St. Paul's College.
|Students who have cars on campus||75%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
Paying for School
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* Overview details based on 2012 data