Central Christian College of Kansas: Narrative Description
CENTRAL CHRISTIAN COLLEGE OF KANSAS F-10
1200 South Main
PO Box 1403
McPherson, KS 67460-5799
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.centralchristian.edu/
Independent Free Methodist, 4-year, coed. Awards associate and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1884. Setting: 16-acre small town campus. Endowment: $5.5 million. Educational spending 2003-04: $4596 per student. Total enrollment: 324. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 16:1. 300 applied, 99% were admitted. 6% from top 10% of their high school class, 27% from top quarter, 67% from top half. 4 valedictorians, 25 student government officers. Students come from 29 states and territories, 2 other countries, 63% from out-of-state, 2% Native American, 7% Hispanic, 10% black, 0% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 3% international, 12% 25 or older, 81% live on campus. Retention: 65% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; liberal arts/general studies. Core. Calendar: 4-1-4. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, independent study, double major, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. Off campus study at McPherson College, Christian Center for Urban Studies, Focus on the Family Institute, CCCU. Study abroad program.
Options: Peterson's Universal Application, electronic application, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.5 high school GPA, 2 recommendations. Recommended: essay, interview, SAT and SAT Subject Tests or ACT. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.
Costs Per Year:
Application fee: $20. Comprehensive fee: $18,100 includes full-time tuition ($13,100), mandatory fees ($500), and college room and board ($4500). College room only: $2100. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and gender. Part-time tuition: $380 per credit hour. Part-time tuition varies according to course load.
Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 9 open to all. Most popular organizations: C.O.L.O.R.S. (Cross Over Lines of Racial Stereotype), Performing Arts Club, Student Activities Committee, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Phi Beta Lambda Business Club. Major annual events: All College Picnic, Community Service Day, Christmas Banquet. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: controlled dormitory access. 258 college housing spaces available; 224 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required through junior year. Options: men-only, women-only housing available. Briner Library with 35,156 books, 524 microform titles, 95 serials, 779 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $71,445. 37 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.
The community of McPherson, Kansas is an attractive Midwestern agricultural and petroleum based city of 14,000. Located 50 miles north of Wichita, the community is rated the thirty-third best small town in the United States.
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