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BRADFORD SCHOOL H-7

2469 Stelzer Rd.
Columbus, OH 43219
Tel: (614)416-6200; 800-678-7981; Admissions: (614)416-6200; Web Site: http://www.bradfordschoolcolumbus.edu/

Description: Proprietary, 2-year, coed. Awards diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1911. Setting: suburban campus. Educational spending 2002-03: $1650 per student. Total enrollment: 312. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 25:1. 613 applied, 89% were admitted. 3% from top 10% of their high school class, 11% from top quarter, 41% from top half. 1 valedictorian. Full-time: 312 students, 76% women, 24% men. Students come from 2 states and territories, 5 other countries, 0% from out-of-state, 3% Hispanic, 32% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 8% 25 or older, 41% live on campus, 1% transferred in. Core. Calendar: semesters. Adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements: Options: Common Application, electronic application. Required: high school transcript, interview. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $50. Tuition: $11,000 full-time. College room only: $5000. Tuition guaranteed not to increase for student's term of enrollment.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Social organizations: 2 open to all. Most popular organization: International Association of Administrative Professionals. Major annual events: fall lunches and dinners, Halloween celebration, spirit week. Campus security: 24-hour patrols. 128 college housing spaces available; all were occupied in 2002-03. Freshmen given priority for college housing. Options: coed, women-only housing available. Resource Center with 2,000 books, 15 serials, 100 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. Operations spending 2002-03: $3500. 102 computers available on campus for general student use.