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Montreat College

Also known as "Montreat-Anderson College"

310 Gaither Circle, Montreat, NC

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History

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.

Academics

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.

Athletics                   

The Montreat College Cavaliers participate in the AAC conference and the NAIA.

Athletic Programs:

  • Baseball/Softball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
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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 ® English0 - 0
ACT ® Math0 - 0
ACT ® Composite Score18 - 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.

 Number (Percentage)
Applicants553
Granted Admissions280 (51%)
Accepted Students That Enrolled91 (33%)

Student Enrollment

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 $600-$720 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 StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships89%$15,471
Receiving Student Loans75%$6,000

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 6%.

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To 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

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of Montreat College is around 44%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years17%
Graduating in 5 Years4%
Graduating in 6 Years14%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
    • * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 1996)

Programs Offered

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.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Education

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Natural Resources and Conservation

  • Environmental Studies (B)

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Recreation and Fitness Studies

  • Parks and Recreation (B)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Public Administration and Social Services

Psychology

English Language and Literature

Computer and Information Sciences

Theology and Religious Vocations

  • Theology and Religious Vocations (B)

History

Visual and Performing Arts

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

  • United States Studies

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