Boise Bible College: Narrative Description

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8695 West Marigold St.
Boise, ID 83714-1220
Tel: (208)376-7731
Free: 800-893-7755
Fax: (208)376-7743
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Independent nondenominational, 4-year, coed. Awards associate and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1945. Setting: 17-acre suburban campus. Endowment: $507,870. Educational spending 2003-04: $4604 per student. Total enrollment: 134. 71 applied, 94% were admitted. 11% from top 10% of their high school class, 42% from top quarter, 63% from top half. Students come from 9 states and territories, 24% 25 or older. Retention: 56% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Calendar: semesters. Advanced placement, independent study, distance learning, double major, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Option: deferred admission. Required: essay, high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA, 3 recommendations, SAT or ACT. Recommended: interview. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: 8/1. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $25. Comprehensive fee: $10,488 includes full-time tuition ($6200), mandatory fees ($88), and college room and board ($4200). Room and board charges vary according to student level. Part-time tuition: $260 per credit hour. Part-time mandatory fees: $3 per credit hour.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Choral group. Social organizations: 5 open to all. Most popular organizations: concert choir, Missions, Women's TLC, Spiritual Families, Drama Club. Major annual events: Spiritual Emphasis Week, High School Preview, Spring Conference. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: patrols by police officers. On-campus residence required through sophomore year. Options: men-only, women-only housing available. Boise Bible College Library with 29,431 books and 115 serials. Operations spending 2003-04: $35,153. 8 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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