Jarvis Christian College is a nonprofit private historically black institution located in Hawkins, Texas. A majority of historically black colleges and universities (also known as HBCUs) were established after the civil war to provide newly freed African Americans with educational opportunities. The school maintains a Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) affiliation, which is evident in the role it plays in program curriculums and daily life at the school. The school's limited space in terms of enrollment, approximately 500 students, allows students to have a more hands on education due to the size of the class and ease of access to professors.
A list of some of the popular programs are:
- Interdisciplinary Studies
- Criminal Justice
- Business Administration
- Physical Education
- Business, Management, Marketing and Related Support Services
The school has an open enrollment policy, admitting any students that meet the basic requirements for admission. Submission of transcripts, test scores, and personal statements may be required for certain programs.
Undergraduate tuition is approximately $15,000 per year, though it may vary based on different types of circumstances. Students may visit the school's tuition calculator to determine cost. Financial aid may be provided to students that meet the necessary requirements by way of grants or student loans.
The Jarvis Christian College Knights participate in a number of intercollegiate athletic programs, as part of the NAIA organization. Available sports offered may include but not limited to:
- Baseball (NAIA Division I)
- Basketball (NAIA Division I)
Students who wish to view more about this school may visit their website at http://www.jarvis.edu.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admissions information below may give you an idea of the applicants Jarvis Christian College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- AP Course Credits
The total student enrollment at Jarvis Christian College is about 860, with undergraduate students making up about 100% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.
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 estimates are between $10,000-$12,000 for both state residents and nonresidents
- Per unit charges are around $480 for part time students
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||100%||$9,688|
|Receiving Student Loans||93%||$6,235|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and alumni, Jarvis Christian College may offer student services like those listed below:
- Online classes
- Remedial instructional courses
- Counseling assistance
- Assistance to find work
The Bulldogs has an overall graduation rate which is approximately 9%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||5%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||2%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||3%|
The Bulldogs is a Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), with many of the sports being in the NAIA Division I classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (Red River Athletic Conference)
- Basketball (Red River Athletic Conference)
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 Jarvis Christian 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 (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
English Language and Literature
Mathematics and Statistics
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Public Administration and Social Services
Security and Protective Services
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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Jarvis Christian College for official up-to-date information.