Brewton-Parker College

Mt. Vernon, GA

Brewton-Parker, founded in 1904, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 285-acre campus is located in Mt. Vernon, 85 miles from Macon.

Website: www.bpc.edu/

Private
Co-ed
783
Undergraduate
Students
(42.1%) 330 Women
(57.9%) 453 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
54% of 589 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.04
SAT Math
440-530 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
430-530 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
14-18 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$32,259
Tuition and Fees
$18,240
Room and Board
$8,380
Average Percent of Need Met
73%
Average Freshman Award
$11,647
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$28,231
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
29
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 35% of classes
10-19 students: 31% of classes
20-29 students: 33% of classes
30-39 students: 1% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Mt. Vernon Population
2,214
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
67% of all students
Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Barons
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.4% Asian
17.9% Black/African-American
4.0% Hispanic/Latino
2.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.5% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
26.7% White
48.2% Unknown
International Students
0.6% from 6 countries
First-Year Students Returning
49.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
12.9%
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 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    
Social Studies 3  
History    
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required Not reported
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Accepted with or without essay component
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
201 David-Eliza Fountain Circle
PO Box 197
City, State, Zip
Mt. Vernon, GA 30445
Phone
(912) 583-2241 x265
Fax
(912) 583-4498
E-mail
admissions@bpc.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$35
Application Fee Waiver
Not 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
 
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 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
54% of 589 applicants were admitted
Women
46% of 278 applicants were admitted
Men
61% of 311 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
167 (52%) of 319 admitted students enrolled
Women
64 (50%) of 128 admitted students enrolled
Men
103 (54%) of 191 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
3.04
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
440-530 range of middle 50%
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
430-530 range of middle 50%
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
14-18 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
4%
Score of 24 - 29
4%
Score of 18 - 23
46%
Score of 12 - 17
46%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 24%
Top quarter: 40%
Top half: 66%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$32,259
Tuition and Fees
$18,240
Room and Board
$8,380
Books and Supplies
$1,500
Other Expenses
$3,939
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
May 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning -100
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001557
Free
State Aid Form  

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
191 (78.6%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
171 (89.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
170 (99.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
32 (18.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
73%
Average Award
$11,647
Need-Based Gift
Received by 170 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,501
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 124 (72.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,941
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 21 (12.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
28 (11.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,887

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
819 (91.8%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
736 (89.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
718 (97.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
118 (16.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
71%
Average Award
$11,736
Need-Based Gift
Received by 710 (98.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,011
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 561 (78.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,615
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 79 (11.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
96 (10.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,915

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
89%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$28,231
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
3.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
College/university loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
288
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Music
Number of Awards
30
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
55
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Out-of-State Students, Relatives of Clergy, Religious Affiliation
Number of Awards
306
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$676
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Christian Studies
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology, Other
  • Education, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Health
  • General Studies
  • Health and Wellness, General
  • History, General
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
  • Music, Other
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Religious/Sacred Music
  • Sociology
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Theology/Theological Studies
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Education, Parks and recreation
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Summer session
Study Abroad
Not offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
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
29
Part-Time Faculty
46
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
28%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 35% of classes
10-19 students: 31% of classes
20-29 students: 33% of classes
30-39 students: 1% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 52% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 26% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 22% of discussion sections/labs

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
95,753
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
99
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, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Not reported

Master's Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Mt. Vernon Population
2,214
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Campus Size
280 acres

Weather

Temperature
34.2 average low in January, 90.2 average high in September
Rain
110 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
12 mile(s) from campus in Vidalia
Nearest Train Station
120 mile(s) from campus in Savannah

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing
Students in College Housing
67% 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
33%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Not available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Not available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
campus security is provided from 6 pm to 6 am

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Not offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Barons
School Colors
Orange and blue

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

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

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, football, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, council of intramural activities, student activities council, student government association, circle k, baptist student union
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
 

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
783
Women
330 (42.1%)
Men
453 (57.9%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
438
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.4% Asian
17.9% Black/African-American
4.0% Hispanic/Latino
2.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.5% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
26.7% White
48.2% Unknown
International Students.
0.6% from 6 countries
Average Age
23
All Graduate Students
Not reported

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
49.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
12.9%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
20.7%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
22.0%

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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