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Bethune-Cookman is a church-affiliated, historically black college. It is the product of the 1923 merger of Cookman Institute for Boys (founded in 1872) and the Daytona Normal and Industrial Institute for Girls (founded in 1904). Its 60-acre campus is located near the downtown section of Daytona Beach.

Website: www.cookman.edu/

Private
Co-ed
2,778
Undergraduate
Students
(62.7%) 1,742 Women
(37.3%) 1,036 Men
123
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
84% of 7,081 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
June 30

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.10
SAT Math
445 average
370-480 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
480 average
400-470 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
17 average
15-19 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$30,426
Tuition and Fees
$14,814
Room and Board
$9,462
Average Percent of Need Met
58%
Average Freshman Award
$16,217
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$37,258
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
171
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 25% of classes
10-19 students: 22% of classes
20-29 students: 33% of classes
30-39 students: 15% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Daytona Beach Population
62,316
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Orlando
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
65% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I, National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Wildcat
Sororities
13% of women participate
Fraternities
6% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.0% Asian
81.2% Black/African-American
4.5% Hispanic/Latino
2.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
1.0% White
10.3% Unknown
International Students
3.1% from 31 countries
First-Year Students Returning
54.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
14.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
24%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
15.0%
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