Carver Bible College: Narrative Description

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437 Nelson St.
Atlanta, GA 30313
Tel: (404)527-4520
Fax: (404)527-4526
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Independent nondenominational, 4-year, coed. Awards bachelor's degrees. Founded 1943. Total enrollment: 150. 61 applied, 16% were admitted. 5 class presidents, 5 valedictorians, 10 student government officers. Students come from 4 states and territories, 7 other countries, 10% from out-of-state, 0% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 91% black, 0% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 7% international, 45% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, independent study, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships. Off campus study.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Option: Common Application. Required: essay, high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA, 4 recommendations. Required for some: interview. Entrance: noncompetitive.

Costs Per Year:

Tuition: $130 per credit hour part-time. Part-time tuition varies according to course load.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. 30 college housing spaces available; all were occupied in 2003-04. No special consideration for freshman housing applicants. Carver Bible College Library plus 1 other with 150 serials and 1,000 audiovisual materials. 4 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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