Also known as "Montreat-Anderson College"
310 Gaither Circle, Montreat, NC
- FAFSA School Code: 002948
- Phone: (828) 669-8012
- School Homepage
Financial Aid Office
Montreat College was founded in 1916 in Montreat, North Carolina. The school is a Christian college in the Presbyterian tradition, and stresses academic and religious importance. The school was originally formed as a retreat so that Christians has a place to worship freely, though that changes when it was proposed that the grounds and facilities should be used as a school during the academic year. Currently the school operates four campuses, the main campus in Montreat, a secondary campus in Black Mountain and adult studies campuses in Asheville and Charlotte.
Montreat College offers a variety of undergraduate programs along with associate degree programs. Masters programs are available at the adult studies campus. Montreat College prides itself on academic excellence.
Majors offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
Admission to Montreat College is determined based on academics, potential, personality, motivation, integrity, and leadership ability. All applications are reviewed with those criteria in mind with a final interview with the director of admissions necessary for approval. Montreat College's financial aid office will assist students in determining eligibility for financial aid awards.
The Montreat College Cavaliers participate in the AAC conference and the NAIA.
- Cross Country
- Track and Field
Admission Requirements & Details
The information regarding admissions below may give an overview of the candidates Montreat College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, SAT/ACT scores of students that were accepted, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred. This information can be used to get a better idea of your chances of getting accepted to Montreat-Anderson College.
Admission Requirements & Recommendations
- High School G.P.A. and School Records are Required
- High School Academic Ranking are Recommended
- Letters of Recommendation are Recommended
- SAT or ACT Test Scores are Required
- TOEFL for ESL Students are Required
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
Admissions Test Scores - SAT Exam, ACT Exam, etc...
ACT ® scores for students that were accepted Fall 2011
|Score Range (25th to 75th Percentile)|
|ACT ® English||0 - 0|
|ACT ® Math||0 - 0|
|ACT ® Composite Score||18 - 25|
Acceptance Rate Table - Chances of Getting Into Montreat-Anderson College
The chances for admission at Montreat College can be seen in the table below.
|Granted Admissions||280 (51%)|
|Accepted Students That Enrolled||91 (33%)|
Total enrollment at Montreat College is around 1,100 students. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 21% enrolling as graduate students and 79% as undergraduate students.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition is estimated to range between $23,000-$27,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students
- For part-time students, charges are between $630-$760 per unit
- May offer prepaid tuition, allowing students to purchase tuition at current rates for future years.
Financial Aid Details
The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||100%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||89%||$15,471|
|Receiving Student Loans||75%||$6,000|
Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 6%.
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo support students and graduates, Montreat College may provide services to students including:
- Online course work available
- Classes offered on nights and weekends
- Career path counseling
- Work study style employment
The overall graduation rate of Montreat College is around 44%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||17%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||4%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||14%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
- * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 1996)
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Montreat College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
- Organizational Behavior Studies (B, M)
- Business Administration (A, B, M)
- Corporate Communications (B)
Liberal Arts and Sciences
- General Studies (A)
Natural Resources and Conservation
- Environmental Studies (B)
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Recreation and Fitness Studies
- Parks and Recreation (B)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
- Biology (B)
Public Administration and Social Services
- Human Services (B)
- Psychology (B)
English Language and Literature
- English (B)
Computer and Information Sciences
Theology and Religious Vocations
- Theology and Religious Vocations (B)
- History (B)
Visual and Performing Arts
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
- United States Studies
Other 4-Year Private Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Montreat College.
- Concord University in Athens, WV (142 miles away)
- Georgia Gwinnett College in Lawrenceville, GA (150 miles away)
- West Virginia State University in Institute, WV (190 miles away)
- Gordon College in Barnesville, GA (208 miles away)
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