Atlanta Christian College: Narrative Description

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2605 Ben Hill Rd.
East Point, GA 30344-1999
Tel: (404)761-8861; 800-776-1ACC; Admissions: (404)761-8861; Web Site:

Description: Independent Christian, 4-year, specialized, coed. Awards associate and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1937. Setting: 52-acre suburban campus with easy access to Atlanta. Endowment: $30 million. Total enrollment: 394. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 16:1. 737 applied, 36% were admitted. Students come from 13 states and territories, 12% from out-of-state, 1% Hispanic, 19% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 30% 25 or older, 47% live on campus. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, independent study, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, internships.

Entrance Requirements: Options: Peterson's Universal Application, electronic application, early admission, early decision, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA, 2 recommendations, medical history, SAT I or ACT. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadlines: 8/1, 11/15 for early decision.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $25. Comprehensive fee: $14,950 includes full-time tuition ($10,250), mandatory fees ($550), and college room and board ($4150). Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load and student level. Room and board charges vary according to board plan.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run radio station. Social organizations: local fraternities, local sororities; 15% of eligible men and 10% of eligible women are members. Major annual events: Spring Picnic, choir concerts, Junior/Senior Banquet. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: controlled dormitory access, 12-hour patrols by security personnel. 350 college housing spaces available; 155 were occupied in 2002-03. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required in freshman year. Options: men-only, women-only housing available. Atlanta Christian College Library with 50,000 books, 187 serials, and an OPAC. 30 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment: A suburban area with temperate climate, East Point is served by all major forms of transportation. Along with the usual community facilities, the opportunities are excellent for part-time employment.

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