Milligan College: Narrative Description

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PO Box 500
Milligan College, TN 37682
Tel: (423)461-8700
Admissions: (423)461-8730
Fax: (423)461-8960
E-mail: [email protected]
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Independent Christian, comprehensive, coed. Awards bachelor's and master's degrees. Founded 1866. Setting: 145-acre suburban campus. Endowment: $7.7 million. Educational spending 2003-04: $5120 per student. Total enrollment: 914. Faculty: 95 (66 full-time, 29 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 11:1. 641 applied, 72% were admitted. Full-time: 728 students, 61% women, 39% men. Part-time: 25 students, 48% women, 52% men. Students come from 33 states and territories, 10 other countries, 56% from out-of-state, 0.1% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 2% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 3% international, 12% 25 or older, 78% live on campus, 6% transferred in. Retention: 83% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; communications/communication technologies; health professions and related sciences; psychology; education. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, advanced placement, independent study, 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 East Tennessee State University. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Peterson's Universal Application, electronic application, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: essay, high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA, 2 recommendations, SAT or ACT. Recommended: minimum 3.0 high school GPA. Required for some: interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: 8/1. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $30. Comprehensive fee: $20,960 includes full-time tuition ($15,850), mandatory fees ($510), and college room and board ($4600). College room only: $2250. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility. Part-time tuition: $275 per credit. Part-time mandatory fees: $142 per term. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 31 open to all. Most popular organizations: Social Affairs Committee, Buffalo Ramblers, Concert Council, Volunteer Milligan, Students for Life. Major annual events: Wonderful Wednesday, Spirit Week, SUB7 Coffeehouse. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour patrols, late night transport-escort service. 636 college housing spaces available; 588 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required through senior year. Options: men-only, women-only housing available. P. H. Welshimer Memorial Library with 147,491 books, 493,520 microform titles, 11,946 serials, 4,057 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $381,062. 122 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.

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