William Tyndale College: Narrative Description

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35700 West Twelve Mile Rd.
Farmington Hills, MI 48331-3147
Tel: (248)553-7200; 800-483-0707; Admissions: (248)553-7200; Fax: (248)553-5963; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.williamtyndale.edu/

Description: Independent nondenominational, 4-year, specialized, coed. Awards associate and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1945. Setting: 28-acre suburban campus with easy access to Detroit. Educational spending 2002-03: $2313 per student. Total enrollment: 292. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 8:1. 40 applied, 50% were admitted. 8% from top 10% of their high school class, 25% from top quarter, 50% from top half. Full-time: 121 students, 49% women, 51% men. Part-time: 171 students, 44% women, 56% men. Students come from 3 states and territories, 6 other countries, 7% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 0.3% Hispanic, 30% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 2% international, 62% 25 or older, 7% live on campus, 27% transferred in. Retention: 66% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; psychology; computer/information sciences; English. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, independent study, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships.

Entrance Requirements: Options: electronic application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.25 high school GPA, SAT I or ACT. Recommended: minimum 3.0 high school GPA. Required for some: essay, recommendations, interview. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous until 9/1.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $0. Comprehensive fee: $12,170 includes full-time tuition ($8550), mandatory fees ($100), and college room and board ($3520). Room and board charges vary according to housing facility. Part-time tuition: $285 per credit.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group. Most popular organizations: choir, Drama Club, Student Executive Board. Major annual events: Homecoming, retreat, Community Service Days. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Option: coed housing available. Boll Mindlab with 63,500 books, 2,125 microform titles, 230 serials, and 3,300 audiovisual materials. Operations spending 2002-03: $171,217. 21 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment: Farmington Hills is a growing suburban community in Oakland County, Michigan. The campus is within a short drive of lakes, parks, shopping center, churches, and various Christian organizations. As a part of the Detroit Metropolitan area, students have easy access to museums, sports centers, performing arts centers, the Detroit riverfront, and the Canadian border. This mix of urban, suburban, and international communities near the campus provides an assortment of off-campus activities for students.

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