Brevard College

Brevard, NC

Brevard College, founded in 1853, is a private, coeducational, church-affiliated college. Its 120-acre campus is located in Brevard.

Website: www.brevard.edu/

Private
Co-ed
705
Undergraduate
Students
(42.0%) 296 Women
(58.0%) 409 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
43% of 2,858 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.07
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
20 average
17-22 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
Not available
Tuition and Fees
Not reported
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
61%
Average Freshman Award
$20,009
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$28,511
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
51
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 28% of classes
10-19 students: 37% of classes
20-29 students: 30% of classes
30-39 students: 4% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Brevard Population
7,645
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
76% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Tornado
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.9% Asian
11.2% Black/African-American
2.2% Hispanic/Latino
2.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
75.6% White
6.5% Unknown
International Students
6.4% from 29 countries
First-Year Students Returning
59.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
35.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Minimally Difficult: Most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English   4
Mathematics   3
Science   3
Foreign Language   2
Social Studies   4
History   1
Academic Electives   4

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required for some August 1
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
1 Brevard College Drive
City, State, Zip
Brevard, NC 28712-3306
Phone
(828) 884-8332
Fax
(828) 884-3790
E-mail
admissions@brevard.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
 
Other
Audition, music test for music program; portfolio for art program recommended for some freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
43% of 2,858 applicants were admitted
Women
43% of 1,384 applicants were admitted
Men
44% of 1,474 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
266 (22%) of 1,235 admitted students enrolled
Women
123 (21%) of 591 admitted students enrolled
Men
143 (22%) of 644 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.07
3.75 and Above
5%
3.50 - 3.74
10%
3.25 - 3.49
10%
3.00 - 3.24
22%
2.50 - 2.99
32%
2.00 - 2.49
20%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
20 average
17-22 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
0%
Score of 24 - 29
18%
Score of 18 - 23
54%
Score of 12 - 17
26%
Score of 6 - 11
1%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 6%
Top quarter: 24%
Top half: 62%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
Not available
Tuition and Fees
Not reported
Room and Board
Not reported
Books and Supplies
Not reported
Other Expenses
Not reported
Payment Plans
 

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning February 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002912
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
246 (100.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
198 (80.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
198 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
15 (7.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
61%
Average Award
$20,009
Need-Based Gift
Received by 198 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $16,493
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 168 (84.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,158
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 13 (6.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
45 (18.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $8,748

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
699 (98.0%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
542 (77.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
542 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
70 (12.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
68%
Average Award
$22,027
Need-Based Gift
Received by 540 (99.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $17,620
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 437 (80.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,105
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 52 (9.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
153 (21.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $8,462

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
61%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$28,511
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Community Service, Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Local/State Students, Previous College Experience, Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Not offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History, General
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
Most Popular Disciplines
Parks and recreation, Business/marketing, Psychology, Visual and performing arts
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Student-designed major, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
No online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
51
Part-Time Faculty
44
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
45%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 28% of classes
10-19 students: 37% of classes
20-29 students: 30% of classes
30-39 students: 4% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 26% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 63% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 11% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
 
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
100
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Not reported

Master's Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Brevard Population
7,645
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Campus Size
120 acres

Weather

Temperature
24.8 average low in January, 80.4 average high in September
Rain
112 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
20 mile(s) from campus in Asheville
Nearest Train Station
20 mile(s) from campus in Asheville

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
76% of all students
Housing Requirements
Students required to live on campus through senior year
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
24%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Not available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Tornado
School Colors
Royal blue and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cheerleading x x    
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Football     x x
Golf x x x x
Lacrosse x x x x
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Tennis x x x x
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cheerleading x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Football    
Golf x x
Lacrosse x x
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cheerleading    
Cross-Country Running x x
Football x x
Golf x x
Lacrosse x x
Soccer x x
Softball    
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, bowling, football, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, weight lifting

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, fine arts organizations, omicron delta kappa, fellowship of christian athletes, bc greens, business club
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
 

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
705
Women
296 (42.0%)
Men
409 (58.0%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
697
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.9% Asian
11.2% Black/African-American
2.2% Hispanic/Latino
2.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
75.6% White
6.5% Unknown
International Students.
6.4% from 29 countries
Average Age
20
All Graduate Students
Not reported

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
59.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
35.5%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
40.4%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
43.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Arts and Sciences 30%

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