Barclay College: Narrative Description

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607 North Kingman
Haviland, KS 67059-0288
Tel: (620)862-5252
Free: 800-862-0226
Fax: (620)862-5403
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Independent, 4-year, coed, affiliated with Society of Friends. Awards associate and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1917. Setting: 13-acre rural campus. Endowment: $835,322. Educational spending 2003-04: $4236 per student. Total enrollment: 183. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 7:1. 56 applied, 50% were admitted. Full-time: 162 students, 47% women, 53% men. Part-time: 21 students, 57% women, 43% men. Students come from 26 states and territories, 1 other country, 52% from out-of-state, 2% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 5% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 43% 25 or older, 10% transferred in. Retention: 60% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: psychology; business/marketing; education. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, independent study, distance learning, double major, part-time degree program, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: early admission, deferred admission. Required: essay, high school transcript, minimum 2.3 high school GPA, 2 recommendations, SAT or ACT. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: 9/1.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $15. Comprehensive fee: $17,659 includes full-time tuition ($11,887), mandatory fees ($400), and college room and board ($5372). College room only: $2255. Room and board charges vary according to board plan. Part-time tuition: $365 per credit hour. Part-time tuition varies according to course load.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group. Social organizations: 3 open to all. Most popular organizations: Pep Club, Drama Club, Missions Club. Major annual events: Homecoming, Christmas banquet. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: student patrols. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required through senior year. Options: men-only, women-only housing available. Worden Memorial Library with 63,759 books, 404 microform titles, 21,988 serials, 2,291 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. Operations spending 2003-04: $48,810. 20 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

Haviland is a small town in a rural area with a friendly and supportive atmosphere. Especially welcoming to young families.

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