Central Pentecostal College: Narrative Description

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CENTRAL PENTECOSTAL COLLEGE N-5

1303 Jackson Ave.
Saskatoon, SK, Canada S7H 2M9
Tel: (306)374-6655; Admissions: (306)374-6655; Fax: (306)373-6968; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.cpc-paoc.edu/

Description: Independent, 4-year, specialized, coed, affiliated with Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada. Administratively affiliated with University of Saskatchewan. Awards bachelor's degrees. Founded 1930. Setting: 5-acre urban campus. Educational spending 2002-03: $5696 per student. Total enrollment: 94. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 14:1. 46 applied, 83% were admitted. Full-time: 72 students, 50% women, 50% men. Part-time: 22 students, 50% women, 50% men. Students come from 5 provinces and territories, 36% from out-of province, 5% Native American, 2% Asian Canadian, 25% 25 or older, 40% live on campus, 1% transferred in. Retention: 86% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, self-designed majors, independent study, distance learning, part-time degree program, internships. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements: Options: Common Application, electronic application, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: essay, high school transcript, 3 recommendations. Required for some: interview. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: 8/15.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $30 Canadian dollars. Tuition, fee, and room and board charges are reported in Canadian dollars. Comprehensive fee: $9532 includes full-time tuition ($5167), mandatory fees ($465), and college room and board ($3900). Room and board charges vary according to housing facility. Part-time tuition: $147 per credit hour. Part-time mandatory fees: $11.50 per credit hour.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Major annual events: Christmas Banquet, Graduation Exercises, Graduation Banquet. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, late night transport-escort service. 72 college housing spaces available; 36 were occupied in 2002-03. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required through sophomore year. A. C. Schindel Library with 18,016 books, 479 microform titles, 60 serials, 323 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2002-03: $24,767. 21 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.