Criswell College

Dallas, TX

Criswell College is a church-affiliated college founded in 1970. The campus is located in Dallas.

Website: www.criswell.edu/

Private
Co-ed
198
Undergraduate
Students
(33.3%) 66 Women
(66.7%) 132 Men
66
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
93% of 27 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.16
SAT Math
388-545 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
445-620 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
18-23 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
Not available
Tuition and Fees
$10,710
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
58%
Average Freshman Award
$7,824
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
16
Regular Class Size
Not reported
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Campus Life

Dallas Population
1,241,162
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Dallas-Fort Worth
Freshman Housing Guarantee
 
Students in College Housing
 
Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
 
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
1.0% Asian
14.0% Black/African-American
14.5% Hispanic/Latino
7.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
53.4% White
9.3% Unknown
International Students
2.5%
First-Year Students Returning
92.0%
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   4
Mathematics   2
Science   3
Foreign Language   2
Social Studies   2
History    
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required for some Not reported
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Not used if submitted Not reported
SAT Subject Tests Only Not used if submitted
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
4010 Gaston Avenue
City, State, Zip
Dallas, TX 75246-1537
Phone
(214) 818-1337
Fax
(214) 818-1310
E-mail
enrollment@criswell.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$35
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot 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
1 required for all freshmen
Other
 
Financial Need
 

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
93% of 27 applicants were admitted
Women
100% of 10 applicants were admitted
Men
88% of 17 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
3.16
3.75 and Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
388-545 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
13%
Score of 600 - 700
13%
Score of 500 - 600
13%
Score of 400 - 500
25%
Score of 300 - 400
38%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
445-620 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
13%
Score of 600 - 700
25%
Score of 500 - 600
13%
Score of 400 - 500
38%
Score of 300 - 400
13%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
18-23 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
0%
Score of 24 - 29
20%
Score of 18 - 23
60%
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: 0%
Top quarter: 29%
Top half: 57%
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
$10,710
Room and Board
Not reported
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 April 15
Award Notification
Not reported
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA Free

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
12 (100.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
10 (83.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
10 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
2 (20.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
58%
Average Award
$7,824
Need-Based Gift
Received by 8 (80.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,222
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 5 (50.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,243
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 7 (70.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
1 (8.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,370

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
112 (88.9%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
86 (76.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
86 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
3 (3.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
33%
Average Award
$7,082
Need-Based Gift
Received by 74 (86.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,921
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 49 (57.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,776
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 50 (58.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
20 (15.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,529

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
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
 

Scholarships and Grants

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

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Religion/Biblical Studies
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
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

  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Religion/Religious Studies
Most Popular Disciplines
Theology and religious vocations, Psychology, Liberal arts/general studies
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Distance learning, Double major, Independent study, Summer session
Study Abroad
Not 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
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
16
Part-Time Faculty
15
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
45%
Regular Class Size
Not reported
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
Not reported

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
266,597
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
21
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

Master of Divinity, Master of Arts

Master's Programs of Study

  • Jewish Studies
  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling
  • Theology

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Dallas Population
1,241,162
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Dallas-Fort Worth
Campus Size
 

Weather

Temperature
32.7 average low in January, 91.9 average high in September
Rain
79 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
2 miles from campus in Dallas
Nearest Train Station
5 miles from campus in Dallas

Housing


College Housing
College does not provide housing for students
Types of Housing
 
Students in College Housing
 
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
 
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
 
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


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

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Not offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
 
School Colors
 

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
 

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
Not Reported
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
 

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
198
Women
66 (33.3%)
Men
132 (66.7%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
103
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
1.0% Asian
14.0% Black/African-American
14.5% Hispanic/Latino
7.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
53.4% White
9.3% Unknown
International Students.
2.5%
Average Age
 
All Graduate Students
66

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
92.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
Not reported
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
17.0%

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
Not reported

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