Trevecca Nazarene University: Narrative Description

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333 Murfreesboro Rd.
Nashville, TN 37210-2877
Tel: (615)248-1200; 888-210-4TNU
Admissions: (615)248-1320
Fax: (615)248-7728
E-mail: [email protected]
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Independent Nazarene, comprehensive, coed. Awards associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees and post-master's certificates. Founded 1901. Setting: 65-acre urban campus. Endowment: $13 million. Educational spending 2003-04: $5166 per student. Total enrollment: 2,089. Faculty: 191 (71 full-time, 120 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 17:1. 773 applied, 70% were admitted. 19% from top 10% of their high school class, 36% from top quarter, 70% from top half. 1 National Merit Scholar, 3 valedictorians, 19 student government officers. Full-time: 1,011 students, 56% women, 44% men. Part-time: 230 students, 57% women, 43% men. 60% from out-of-state, 0.1% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 7% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 2% international, 31% 25 or older, 57% live on campus, 4% transferred in. Retention: 68% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; education; communications/communication technologies. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, double major, summer session for credit, adult/continuing education programs, internships. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Peterson's Universal Application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.5 high school GPA, medical history and immunization records, SAT or ACT. Recommended: recommendations. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: 7/1. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $25. Comprehensive fee: $18,660 includes full-time tuition ($12,792) and college room and board ($5868). College room only: $2648. Full-time tuition varies according to course load. Room and board charges vary according to board plan. Part-time tuition: $492 per semester hour. Part-time tuition varies according to course load.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Major annual events: Homecoming Week, Welcome Week-Back to School Bash, Friday Night Live. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour patrols, student patrols, late night transport-escort service. 717 college housing spaces available; 689 were occupied in 2003-04. On-campus residence required through junior year. Options: men-only, women-only housing available. Mackey Library with 106,802 books, 307,122 microform titles, 482 serials, 3,910 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $919,687. 200 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.

Community Environment:

See Vanderbilt University.

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