Oak Hills Christian College: Narrative Description

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1600 Oak Hills Rd., SW
Bemidji, MN 56601-8832
Tel: (218)751-8670; 888-751-8670; Admissions: (218)751-8670; Fax: (218)751-8825; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.oakhills.edu/

Description: Independent interdenominational, 4-year, specialized, coed. Awards associate and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1946. Setting: 180-acre rural campus. Endowment: $273,457. Educational spending 2002-03: $2817 per student. Total enrollment: 168. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 18:1. 70 applied, 90% were admitted. 4% from top 10% of their high school class, 21% from top quarter, 43% from top half. 1 student government officer. Full-time: 155 students, 48% women, 52% men. Part-time: 13 students, 54% women, 46% men. Students come from 12 states and territories, 25% from out-of-state, 4% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 1% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 15% 25 or older, 80% live on campus, 20% transferred in. Retention: 72% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, honors program, independent study, double major, part-time degree program, internships. Off campus study at Bemidji State University, Crown College.

Entrance Requirements: Options: Peterson's Universal Application, deferred admission. Required: essay, high school transcript, 2 recommendations, ACT. Required for some: minimum 2.0 high school GPA. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $20. Comprehensive fee: $13,990 includes full-time tuition ($10,180) and college room and board ($3810). College room only: $1830. Full-time tuition varies according to course load. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility. Part-time tuition: $125 per semester hour. Part-time tuition varies according to course load.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 2 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Council, Students Older Than Average. Major annual events: Spring Banquet, Christmas Festival, Soul Clean-Up Day. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, student patrols, controlled dormitory access, evening patrols by trained security personnel. 173 college housing spaces available; 130 were occupied in 2002-03. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required through sophomore year. Options: men-only, women-only housing available. Cummings Library with 25,079 books, 99 serials, 1,338 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2002-03: $66,469. 16 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.