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Cairn University, formerly Philadelphia Biblical University, is a private institution with religious orientation founded in 1913. Its 105-acre wooded campus is located in Langhorne, northeast of Philadelphia.

Website: cairn.edu/

Private
Co-ed
762
Undergraduate
Students
(55.8%) 425 Women
(44.2%) 337 Men
290
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
99% of 345 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
May 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.31
SAT Math
425-555 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
542 average
455-570 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
20 average
17-23 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$42,444
Tuition and Fees
$28,668
Room and Board
$10,706
Average Percent of Need Met
79%
Average Freshman Award
$24,301
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$35,717
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
45
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 32% of classes
10-19 students: 40% of classes
20-29 students: 16% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
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Campus Life

Langhorne Population
1,618 
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Philadelphia
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
62% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III, National Christian College Athletic Association
Mascot
Eagle
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
4.1% Asian
13.2% Black/African-American
6.3% Hispanic/Latino
2.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
73.8% White
0.0% Unknown
International Students
2.9% from 20 countries
First-Year Students Returning
73.6%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
27.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
80%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
40.0%
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