Campbellsville University

Campbellsville, KY

Campbellsville, founded in 1906, is a church-affiliated university of the liberal arts and sciences. Its 70-acre campus is located in Campbellsville, 85 miles from both Louisville and Lexington.

Website: www.campbellsville.edu/

Private
Co-ed
4,099
Undergraduate
Students
(59.5%) 2,438 Women
(40.5%) 1,661 Men
3,957
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
69% of 2,770 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.31
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
21 average
18-24 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$39,586
Tuition and Fees
$25,400
Room and Board
$8,000
Average Percent of Need Met
79%
Average Freshman Award
$22,539
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$21,756
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
169
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 35% of classes
10-19 students: 27% of classes
20-29 students: 26% of classes
30-39 students: 10% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Campbellsville Population
10,803
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
36% of all students
Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, National Christian College Athletic Association
Mascot
 
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.3% Asian
9.1% Black/African-American
2.9% Hispanic/Latino
1.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
80.9% White
3.8% Unknown
International Students
4.4% from 39 countries
First-Year Students Returning
64.8%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
24.5%
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

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer 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   1
Social Studies   2
History   2
Academic Electives   6

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required August 15
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: No policy as of now
ACT: No policy as of now

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
1 University Drive
City, State, Zip
Campbellsville, KY 42718-2799
Phone
(270) 789-5220
Fax
(270) 789-5071
E-mail
admissions@campbellsville.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$20
Application Fee Waiver
Available
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
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
 
Other
 
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
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
69% of 2,770 applicants were admitted
Women
70% of 1,631 applicants were admitted
Men
67% of 1,139 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
910 (48%) of 1,900 admitted students enrolled
Women
498 (44%) of 1,135 admitted students enrolled
Men
412 (54%) of 765 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
3.31
3.75 and Above
30%
3.50 - 3.74
14%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
12%
2.50 - 2.99
17%
2.00 - 2.49
8%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
0%
Score of 600 - 700
10%
Score of 500 - 600
51%
Score of 400 - 500
36%
Score of 300 - 400
3%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
0%
Score of 600 - 700
15%
Score of 500 - 600
41%
Score of 400 - 500
41%
Score of 300 - 400
3%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
21 average
18-24 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
3%
Score of 24 - 29
24%
Score of 18 - 23
53%
Score of 12 - 17
20%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 12%
Top quarter: 33%
Top half: 67%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$39,586
Tuition and Fees
$25,400
Room and Board
$8,000
Books and Supplies
$1,200
Other Expenses
$4,986
Payment Plans
Installment plan

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 November 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning December 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001959
Free

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
513 (97.7%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
470 (91.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
470 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
98 (20.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
79%
Average Award
$22,539
Need-Based Gift
Received by 470 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $20,276
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 316 (67.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,366
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 72 (15.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
41 (7.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $14,276

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,646 (93.5%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,531 (93.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,531 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
266 (17.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
76%
Average Award
$19,583
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,500 (98.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $17,119
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,104 (72.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,880
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 190 (12.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
138 (7.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,711

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
71%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$21,756
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
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Health Fields, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Journalism/Publications, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Junior Miss, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students, Children of Educators, Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Relatives of Clergy, Religious Affiliation, Veterans
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
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Divinity/Ministry
  • Economics, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Health Teacher Education
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Journalism
  • Keyboard Instruments
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Pastoral Studies/Counseling
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology Teacher Education
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Religious Education
  • Religious/Sacred Music
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Voice and Opera
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Education, Health professions and related sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
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
169
Part-Time Faculty
116
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
37%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 35% of classes
10-19 students: 27% of classes
20-29 students: 26% of classes
30-39 students: 10% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 55% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 36% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 9% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Not accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
412,838
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
220
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
Wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Not reported

Master's Programs of Study

  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Education--General
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Social Sciences
  • Social Work
  • Special Education
  • Theology

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Campbellsville Population
10,803
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Campus Size
90 acres

Weather

Temperature
22.4 average low in January, 82.7 average high in September
Rain
125 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
40 mile(s) from campus in Elizabethtown
Nearest Train Station
 

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing
Students in College Housing
36% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
64%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
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
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, National Christian College Athletic Association
Mascot
 
School Colors
Maroon and gray

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

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

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, bowling, football, racquetball, sand volleyball, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, weight lifting

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, baptist campus ministries, student government association, international student association, green minds, kans (nursing society)
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
4,099
Women
2,438 (59.5%)
Men
1,661 (40.5%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
2,120
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.3% Asian
9.1% Black/African-American
2.9% Hispanic/Latino
1.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
80.9% White
3.8% Unknown
International Students.
4.4% from 39 countries
Average Age
24
All Graduate Students
3,957

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
64.8%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
24.5%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
31.2%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
32.8%

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
Not reported

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