Cincinnati Christian University

Cincinnati, OH

Cincinnati Christian University (formerly Cincinnati Bible College and Seminary) is a church-affiliated college founded in 1924. Its 40-acre campus is located three miles from downtown Cincinnati.

Website: www.ccuniversity.edu/

Private
Co-ed
620
Undergraduate
Students
(48.1%) 298 Women
(51.9%) 322 Men
218
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
59% of 241 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
July 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.14
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
21 average
17-24 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$25,588
Tuition and Fees
$17,228
Room and Board
$8,360
Average Percent of Need Met
60%
Average Freshman Award
$12,827
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$25,089
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
34
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 46% of classes
10-19 students: 34% of classes
20-29 students: 7% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 4% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Cincinnati Population
296,550
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Cincinnati
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
45% of all students
Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
 
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.6% Asian
18.4% Black/African-American
1.2% Hispanic/Latino
2.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
73.7% White
3.0% Unknown
International Students
1.3%
First-Year Students Returning
 
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
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 not required

High School Units Required or Recommended

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

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required July 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
2700 Glenway Avenue
PO Box 04320
City, State, Zip
Cincinnati, OH 45204-3200
Phone
(513) 244-8141
Fax
(513) 244-8140
E-mail
cbcadmission@ccuniversity.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
July 1
Application Fee
$40
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
Required for some freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
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 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
59% of 241 applicants were admitted
Women
53% of 127 applicants were admitted
Men
65% of 114 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported
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
3.14
3.75 and Above
18%
3.50 - 3.74
12%
3.25 - 3.49
18%
3.00 - 3.24
12%
2.50 - 2.99
25%
2.00 - 2.49
13%

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
21 average
17-24 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
3%
Score of 24 - 29
25%
Score of 18 - 23
45%
Score of 12 - 17
28%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 8%
Top quarter: 17%
Top half: 54%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$25,588
Tuition and Fees
$17,228
Room and Board
$8,360
Books and Supplies
Not reported
Other Expenses
Not reported
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 March 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 003029
Free

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
104 (98.1%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
94 (90.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
94 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
12 (12.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
60%
Average Award
$12,827
Need-Based Gift
Received by 91 (96.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,376
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 82 (87.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,298
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 10 (10.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
4 (3.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,929

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
475 (91.5%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
431 (90.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
431 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
37 (8.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
57%
Average Award
$12,945
Need-Based Gift
Received by 404 (93.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,374
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 393 (91.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,560
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 31 (7.2%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
57 (11.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,966

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
79%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$25,089
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
State Loans
 
Other Loans
College/university loans, Private 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
Education, Religion/Biblical Studies
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Music
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Members of Minorities, Parents of Current Students, Siblings of Current Students, Spouses of Current Students
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal 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

  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Divinity/Ministry
  • Education, General
  • Journalism
  • Keyboard Instruments
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Psychology, General
  • Religious Education
  • Religious/Sacred Music
  • Voice and Opera
Most Popular Disciplines
Theology and religious vocations, Business/marketing, Psychology
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
No 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
34
Part-Time Faculty
48
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
23%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 46% of classes
10-19 students: 34% of classes
20-29 students: 7% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 4% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 46% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 34% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 7% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 6% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 3% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 4% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 0% 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
 
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
45
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, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Ministries, Master of Divinity, Master of Arts, Master of Arts in Counseling

Master's Programs of Study

  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling
  • Religion
  • Theology

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Cincinnati Population
296,550
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Cincinnati
Campus Size
40 acres

Weather

Temperature
17.9 average low in January, 81.6 average high in September
Rain
155 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Cincinnati
Nearest Train Station
3 mile(s) from campus in Cincinnati

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing
Students in College Housing
45% of all students
Housing Requirements
Students required to live on campus through junior year
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
52%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

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
Mascot
 
School Colors
 

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Golf     x x
Soccer x x x x
Volleyball x x x x
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf    
Soccer x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf x x
Soccer x x
Volleyball x x
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, soccer, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
 

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
620
Women
298 (48.1%)
Men
322 (51.9%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
534
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.6% Asian
18.4% Black/African-American
1.2% Hispanic/Latino
2.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
73.7% White
3.0% Unknown
International Students.
1.3%
Average Age
27
All Graduate Students
218

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
 
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
Not reported
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
Not reported

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
Theology 8%
Other 7%

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