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Florida Christian College: Narrative Description


1011 Bill Beck Blvd.
Kissimmee, FL 34744-5301
Tel: (407)847-8966
Fax: (407)847-3925
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Independent, 4-year, coed, affiliated with Christian Churches and Churches of Christ. Awards associate and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1976. Setting: 40-acre small town campus with easy access to Orlando. Endowment: $1.5 million. Educational spending 2003-04: $2855 per student. Total enrollment: 259. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 12:1. 120 applied, 71% were admitted. Students come from 23 states and territories, 1 other country, 18% from out-of-state, 0% Native American, 5% Hispanic, 3% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.4% international, 31% 25 or older, 65% live on campus. Retention: 81% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: education; business/marketing. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, advanced placement, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Peterson's Universal Application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, 3 recommendations. Placement: ACT required. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: 7/15. Notification: continuous until 8/25.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $25. Tuition: $9280 full-time, $290 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $440 full-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. Part-time tuition varies according to course load. College room only: $2200. Tuition guaranteed not to increase for student's term of enrollment.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Most popular organizations: Student Council, Camera Club, Timothy Club. Major annual events: Homecoming, Christmas Banquet, Hearts Banquet. On-campus residence required in freshman year. 31,000 books, 285 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $117,112. 11 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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