Circleville Bible College: Narrative Description

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1476 Lancaster Pike, PO Box 458
Circleville, OH 43113-9487
Tel: (740)474-8896
Free: 800-701-0222
Admissions: (740)477-7741
Fax: (740)477-7755
E-mail: [email protected]
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Independent, 4-year, coed, affiliated with Churches of Christ in Christian Union. Awards associate and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1948. Setting: 40-acre small town campus with easy access to Columbus. Educational spending 2003-04: $2495 per student. Total enrollment: 317. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 13:1. 135 applied, 61% were admitted. 7% from top 10% of their high school class, 26% from top quarter, 55% from top half. Full-time: 284 students, 47% women, 53% men. Part-time: 33 students, 45% women, 55% men. Students come from 11 states and territories, 26% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 6% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 42% 25 or older, 55% live on campus, 7% transferred in. Retention: 71% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships. Off campus study at Columbus State Community College.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Common Application, electronic application, early admission. Required: essay, high school transcript, 4 recommendations, medical form. Recommended: SAT. Required for some: interview, ACT. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $25. Comprehensive fee: $16,436 includes full-time tuition ($9596), mandatory fees ($956), and college room and board ($5884). Part-time tuition: $370 per semester hour. Part-time mandatory fees: $345 per term.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group. Social organizations: 10 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Council, S.I., SHINE, prison ministries, choir. Major annual events: Mr. and Miss CBC, Youth Conference, Convocation. Student services: legal services, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: security checks after midnight. On-campus residence required through senior year. Options: men-only, women-only housing available. Melvin Maxwell Memorial Library with 37,521 books, 111 serials, 1,995 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. Operations spending 2003-04: $107,466. 25 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

Circleville is situated in the central part of the state, 23 miles south of Columbus. A shopping center and a number of civic and service organizations serve the community. The annual Circleville Pumpkin Show features a 350-pound pumpkin pie, five feet in diameter, attracting over 500,000 visitors from throughout the world.

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