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Covenant, founded in 1955, is a church-affiliated liberal arts college. Its 300-acre campus is located on Lookout Mountain, across the state line from Chattanooga, Tenn.

Website: www.covenant.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,002
Undergraduate
Students
(52.0%) 521 Women
(48.0%) 481 Men
44
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
97% of 672 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
 

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.65
SAT Math
540-660 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
640 average
580-690 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
27 average
23-30 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$49,420
Tuition and Fees
$35,640
Room and Board
$10,660
Average Percent of Need Met
81%
Average Freshman Award
$29,346
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$25,007
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
62
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 23% of classes
10-19 students: 37% of classes
20-29 students: 20% of classes
30-39 students: 18% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Lookout Mountain Population
1,584
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
83% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III, National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, National Christian College Athletic Association
Mascot
Scots
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.3% Asian
3.3% Black/African-American
2.6% Hispanic/Latino
5.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
86.9% White
0.1% Unknown
International Students
3.8%
First-Year Students Returning
86.3%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
64.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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