Evangel University: Narrative Description

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1111 North Glenstone
Springfield, MO 65802-2191
Tel: (417)865-2811
Fax: (417)865-9599
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.evangel.edu/


Independent, comprehensive, coed, affiliated with Assemblies of God. Awards associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees. Founded 1955. Setting: 80-acre urban campus. Endowment: $3.8 million. Educational spending 2003-04: $4728 per student. Total enrollment: 1,801. Faculty: 158 (96 full-time, 62 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 18:1. 883 applied, 96% were admitted. 16% from top 10% of their high school class, 42% from top quarter, 67% from top half. 21 valedictorians. Full-time: 1,646 students, 60% women, 40% men. Part-time: 75 students, 57% women, 43% men. Students come from 49 states and territories, 59% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 4% Hispanic, 3% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.2% international, 3% 25 or older, 82% live on campus, 8% transferred in. Retention: 75% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; education; psychology. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships. ROTC: Army.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: electronic application, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript, SAT or ACT. Recommended: minimum 2.0 high school GPA. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: 8/1. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $25. Comprehensive fee: $17,370 includes full-time tuition ($12,040), mandatory fees ($710), and college room and board ($4620). College room only: $2270. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. Room and board charges vary according to board plan. Part-time tuition: $469 per credit hour. Part-time mandatory fees: $235 per term.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 36 open to all. Most popular organizations: Evangel Student Government Association, Student Missouri State Teachers Association, Crosswalk, Students in Free Enterprise. Major annual events: homecoming, Harvest Fest, Spring Fling. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, student patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 1,292 college housing spaces available; 1,254 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required through senior year. Option: coed housing available. Claude Kendrick Library with 100,691 books, 10,773 microform titles, 1,060 serials, 6,962 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. Operations spending 2003-04: $741,723. 136 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

See Southwest Missouri State University.

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