O'More College of Design: Narrative Description

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423 South Margin St.
Franklin, TN 37064-2816
Tel: (615)794-4254
Fax: (615)790-1662
Web Site: http://www.omorecollege.edu/


Independent, 4-year, coed. Awards bachelor's degrees. Founded 1970. Setting: 6-acre small town campus with easy access to Nashville. Total enrollment: 127. 90 applied, 72% were admitted. Full-time: 90 students, 84% women, 16% men. Part-time: 37 students, 86% women, 14% men. Students come from 18 states and territories, 5 other countries, 0% from out-of-state, 40% 25 or older, 27% transferred in. Retention: 85% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic area with the most degrees conferred: visual/performing arts. 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.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Peterson's Universal Application, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.1 high school GPA, SAT or ACT. Required for some: essay, interview, portfolio. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: 8/1. Notification: continuous until 8/1.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $40. Tuition: $11,544 full-time, $481 per hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $400 full-time, $200 per term part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load, program, and reciprocity agreements. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load, program, and reciprocity agreements.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices. College housing not available. Fleming-Farrar Hall with 4,000 books and 60 serials. 20 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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