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Barton is a liberal arts college affiliated with the Disciples of Christ Church. It was founded in 1902, and in 1990 its name was changed from Atlantic Christian College. Its 75-acre campus is located in Wilson, 45 miles from Raleigh.

Website: www.barton.edu/

Private
Co-ed
976
Undergraduate
Students
(62.7%) 612 Women
(37.3%) 364 Men
83
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
40% of 3,486 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.17
SAT Math
450-550 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
522 average
470-570 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
20 average
17-23 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$47,754
Tuition and Fees
$31,732
Room and Board
$10,422
Average Percent of Need Met
67%
Average Freshman Award
$24,845
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$25,529
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
72
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 28% of classes
10-19 students: 36% of classes
20-29 students: 31% of classes
30-39 students: 3% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
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Campus Life

Wilson Population
49,628
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Raleigh-Durham
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
51% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Bulldogs
Sororities
13% of women participate
Fraternities
13% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.9% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.1% Asian
21.6% Black/African-American
9.6% Hispanic/Latino
2.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
60.0% White
4.2% Unknown
International Students
5.2% from 25 countries
First-Year Students Returning
72.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
41.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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