Malone College: Narrative Description

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515 25th St., NW
Canton, OH 44709-3897
Tel: (330)471-8100
Free: 800-521-1146
Admissions: (330)471-8145
Fax: (330)454-6977
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Independent, comprehensive, coed, affiliated with Evangelical Friends Church-Eastern Region. Awards bachelor's and master's degrees. Founded 1892. Setting: 78-acre suburban campus with easy access to Cleveland. Endowment: $15.9 million. Research spending 2003-04: $45,419. Educational spending 2003-04: $3600 per student. Total enrollment: 2,250. Faculty: 195 (104 full-time, 91 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 14:1. 1,079 applied, 81% were admitted. 28% from top 10% of their high school class, 51% from top quarter, 80% from top half. 13 valedictorians. Full-time: 1,698 students, 61% women, 39% men. Part-time: 238 students, 69% women, 31% men. Students come from 24 states and territories, 12 other countries, 10% from out-of-state, 0% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 6% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 23% 25 or older, 51% live on campus, 4% transferred in. Retention: 75% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; education; health professions and related sciences. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at members of the Christian College Consortium, Council for Christian Colleges and Universities. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army (c), Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: essay, high school transcript, minimum 2.5 high school GPA, SAT or ACT. Required for some: interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: 7/1. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $20. Comprehensive fee: $22,000 includes full-time tuition ($15,630), mandatory fees ($250), and college room and board ($6120). College room only: $3250. Room and board charges vary according to board plan. Part-time tuition: $320 per semester hour. Part-time mandatory fees: $62.50 per term. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, marching band, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 44 open to all. Most popular organizations: Spiritual Life Committee, Student Activities Council, Student Senate, Woolman-Whittier-Fox Hall Council, intramural athletics. Major annual events: homecoming, Christmas celebration, Nike Air Band. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service. 961 college housing spaces available; 945 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen given priority for college housing. On-campus residence required through junior year. Options: men-only, women-only housing available. Everett L. Cattell Library with 238,830 books, 652,263 microform titles, 1,385 serials, 12,756 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $857,692. 200 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

Canton is an industrial, residential, and cultural city of 80,000. The city is the home of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and birthplace of former president William McKinley. A beautiful Cultural Center for the Arts and an extensive park system enhances the city's beauty and provides many cultural and educational opportunities for the students.

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