Puget Sound Christian College: Narrative Description

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7011 226th Place, SW
Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043
Tel: (425)775-8686; 888-775-8699; Admissions: (425)775-8686; Fax: (425)775-8688; Web Site: http://www.pscc.edu/

Description: Independent Christian, 4-year, specialized, coed. Awards associate and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1950. Setting: 4-acre suburban campus with easy access to Seattle. Endowment: $321,391. Educational spending 2002-03: $3663 per student. Total enrollment: 227. 59 applied, 71% were admitted. 25% from top 10% of their high school class, 38% from top quarter, 71% from top half. Full-time: 191 students, 54% women, 46% men. Part-time: 36 students, 42% women, 58% men. Students come from 8 states and territories, 1 other country, 35% from out-of-state, 37% 25 or older, 34% live on campus, 8% transferred in. Retention: 59% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, advanced placement, independent study, double major, summer session for credit, Part-time degree program, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships.

Entrance Requirements: Option: deferred admission. Required: essay, high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA, recommendations. Required for some: interview. Placement: SAT I and SAT II or ACT, SAT II: Writing Test recommended; SAT I and SAT II or ACT required for some. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: 8/1. Notification: continuous until 8/15. Preference given to members of Christian Church or Church of Christ.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $50. One-time mandatory fee: $150. Comprehensive fee: $14,595 includes full-time tuition ($9070), mandatory fees ($175), and college room and board ($5350).

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 2 open to all. Most popular organizations: Team Macedonia, ASB Outreach Committee. Major annual events: High School Days, Gospel Festival, C. H. Phillips Lectureship. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, student patrols. On-campus residence required in freshman year. Options: men-only, women-only housing available. C. H. Phillips Library with 37,500 books and 130 serials. Operations spending 2002-03: $105,879. 8 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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