Cabarrus College of Health Sciences: Narrative Description

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401 Medical Park Dr.
Concord, NC 28025-2405
Tel: (704)783-1555
Admissions: (704)783-1616
Fax: (704)783-1764
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Independent, 4-year, coed. Awards associate and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1942. Setting: 5-acre suburban campus with easy access to Charlotte. Total enrollment: 365. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 9:1. 100 applied, 46% were admitted. 9% from top 10% of their high school class, 26% from top quarter, 71% from top half. Full-time: 306 students, 91% women, 9% men. Students come from 2 states and territories, 2% from out-of-state, 0% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 6% black, 0.3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 59% 25 or older, 15% transferred in. Academic area with the most degrees conferred: health professions and related sciences. Core. Calendar: semesters. Advanced placement, independent study, distance learning, double major, part-time degree program.

Entrance Requirements:

Option: electronic application. Required: essay, high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA, 2 recommendations, SAT or ACT. Recommended: minimum 3.0 high school GPA. Required for some: interview, ACT ASSET. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: 3/1. Notification: 4/15.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $35. Tuition: $6750 full-time, $190 per hour part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Student-run newspaper. Most popular organizations: Student Nurse Association, Christian Student Union, student government, Honor Society, Allied Health Student Association. Major annual events: Welcome Picnic, Spring Family Day. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols. College housing not available. Northeast Medical Center Library with 7,676 books, 2,127 serials, and 923 audiovisual materials. 30 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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