St. Andrews Presbyterian College: Narrative Description

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1700 Dogwood Mile
Laurinburg, NC 28352-5598
Tel: (910)277-5000
Free: 800-763-0198
Admissions: (910)277-5555
Fax: (910)277-5087
E-mail: [email protected]
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Independent Presbyterian, 4-year, coed. Awards bachelor's degrees. Founded 1958. Setting: 600-acre small town campus. Endowment: $12 million. Educational spending 2003-04: $7326 per student. Total enrollment: 741. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 10:1. 807 applied, 80% were admitted. Full-time: 674 students, 61% women, 39% men. Part-time: 67 students, 73% women, 27% men. Students come from 38 states and territories, 16 other countries, 40% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 11% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 6% international, 13% 25 or older, 76% live on campus, 8% transferred in. Retention: 72% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; social sciences and history; health professions and related sciences; psychology. Core. Calendar: semesters. Services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application, early admission, early decision, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript, 1 recommendation, SAT or ACT. Recommended: minimum 2.0 high school GPA. Required for some: essay, interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadlines: Rolling, 12/1 for early decision. Notification: continuous, 1/1 for early decision.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $30. Comprehensive fee: $21,355 includes full-time tuition ($15,125), mandatory fees ($600), and college room and board ($5630). College room only: $2310. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to location. Part-time tuition: $410 per credit. Part-time tuition varies according to location.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 33 open to all. Most popular organizations: Business Club, Breaking the Mirror (women's group), Writer's Forum, Student Activities Union, Eco-Action. Major annual events: Halloween Party, Senior Launching, Extravaganza Weekend. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service. 770 college housing spaces available; 567 were occupied in 2003-04. On-campus residence required through senior year. Options: coed, men-only, women-only housing available. DeTamble Library with 108,734 books, 26,330 microform titles, 436 serials, 4,405 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $303,326. 100 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.

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