Beulah Heights Bible College: Narrative Description

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892 Berne St., SE, PO Box 18145
Atlanta, GA 30316
Tel: (404)627-2681; 888-777-BHBC
Fax: (404)627-0702
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Independent Pentecostal, 4-year, coed. Awards associate and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1918. Setting: 10-acre urban campus. Endowment: $19,881. Research spending 2003-04: $56,000. Educational spending 2003-04: $800 per student. Total enrollment: 620. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 17:1. Full-time: 256 students, 53% women, 47% men. Part-time: 364 students, 60% women, 40% men. Students come from 22 states and territories, 12 other countries, 30% from out-of-state, 0% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 77% black, 0.5% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 14% international, 90% 25 or older, 10% live on campus, 8% transferred in. Retention: 42% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, early admission. Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA, 2 recommendations. Recommended: interview, SAT or ACT, SAT II: Writing Test. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $20. Tuition: $4320 full-time, $180 per semester hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $200 full-time, $100 per term part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. College room only: $2000.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Choral group. Major annual events: Discovery Days, Annual College Banquet. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, student patrols. Options: men-only, women-only housing available. Barth Memorial Library with 40,000 books, 328 serials, 236 audiovisual materials, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $203,807. 28 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

See Clark Atlanta University.

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