Culver-Stockton College

Canton, MO

Culver-Stockton, founded in 1853, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 130-acre campus, located in Canton, overlooks the Mississippi River.

Website: www.culver.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,022
Undergraduate
Students
(49.2%) 503 Women
(50.8%) 519 Men
46
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
46% of 4,784 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
470-570 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
480-570 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
21 average
18-23 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$40,810
Tuition and Fees
$27,205
Room and Board
$8,695
Average Percent of Need Met
72%
Average Freshman Award
$21,156
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$29,105
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
53
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 22% of classes
10-19 students: 38% of classes
20-29 students: 34% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Canton Population
2,376
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
74% of all students
Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Wildcat
Sororities
45% of women participate
Fraternities
39% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.5% Asian
13.3% Black/African-American
5.2% Hispanic/Latino
3.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
77.0% White
0.2% Unknown
International Students
4.7% from 18 countries
First-Year Students Returning
67.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
40.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
98%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
15.0%
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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   2
Science   2
Foreign Language   1
Social Studies   3
History   3
Academic Electives    

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 Accepted with or without essay component
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
1 College Hill
City, State, Zip
Canton, MO 63435-1299
Phone
(573) 288-6331
Fax
(217) 231-6611
E-mail
admission@culver.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
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
1 recommended 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
46% of 4,784 applicants were admitted
Women
62% of 1,574 applicants were admitted
Men
39% of 3,210 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
305 (14%) of 2,220 admitted students enrolled
Women
114 (12%) of 972 admitted students enrolled
Men
174 (14%) of 1,248 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
3.16
3.75 and Above
19%
3.50 - 3.74
15%
3.25 - 3.49
19%
3.00 - 3.24
15%
2.50 - 2.99
23%
2.00 - 2.49
9%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
470-570 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
0%
Score of 600 - 700
13%
Score of 500 - 600
53%
Score of 400 - 500
33%
Score of 300 - 400
1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
480-570 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
2%
Score of 600 - 700
16%
Score of 500 - 600
46%
Score of 400 - 500
36%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
21 average
18-23 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
3%
Score of 24 - 29
16%
Score of 18 - 23
66%
Score of 12 - 17
15%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 7%
Top quarter: 27%
Top half: 58%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
1%
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$40,810
Tuition and Fees
$27,205
Room and Board
$8,695
Books and Supplies
$1,100
Other Expenses
$3,600
Payment Plans
 

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 January 1
Final deadline June 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning -100
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002460
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
292 (95.7%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
279 (95.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
279 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
54 (19.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
72%
Average Award
$21,156
Need-Based Gift
Received by 279 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $18,188
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 235 (84.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,523
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 39 (14.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
26 (8.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,018

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
851 (88.4%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
789 (92.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
789 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
130 (16.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
72%
Average Award
$21,033
Need-Based Gift
Received by 787 (99.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $17,185
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 686 (86.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,487
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 93 (11.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
153 (15.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,964

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
85%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$29,105
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
17.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans, Federal Nursing 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
883
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Dance, Debating, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
118
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Leadership
Number of Awards
127
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, First-Generation College Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students, Veterans, Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
125
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,146
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Finance, General
  • Fine and Studio Arts Management
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Graphic Design
  • Health and Wellness, General
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • International/Global Studies
  • Legal Studies, General
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Technology
  • Music, General
  • Musical Theatre
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Speech Teacher Education
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Sports Communication
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services, Education
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Occupational therapy with Washington University in St. Louis, Athletic Training
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, 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 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
53
Part-Time Faculty
49
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
33%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 22% of classes
10-19 students: 38% of classes
20-29 students: 34% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 17% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 44% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 33% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 6% 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
704,976
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
100
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

  • Not reported

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Canton Population
2,376
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Campus Size
143 acres

Weather

Temperature
18.5 average low in January, 82.8 average high in September
Rain
114 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Canton
Nearest Train Station
20 mile(s) from campus in Quincy, Ill.

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing
Students in College Housing
74% of all students
Housing Requirements
Students required to live on campus through senior year
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
 
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
Not offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Wildcat
School Colors
Royal and white

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    
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball 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
Track And Field x x
Volleyball 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    
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
baseball, basketball, football, soccer, softball, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, campus programming council (cpc), the black student union (bsu), student government association (sga), health outreach peer educators (hope), institute of management accountants (ima)
Sororities
45% of women participate
Fraternities
39% of men participate
ROTC
 

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
1,022
Women
503 (49.2%)
Men
519 (50.8%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
919
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.5% Asian
13.3% Black/African-American
5.2% Hispanic/Latino
3.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
77.0% White
0.2% Unknown
International Students.
4.7% from 18 countries
Average Age
21
All Graduate Students
46

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
67.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
40.5%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
48.8%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
47.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
98%
Average Starting Salary
98%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
15.0%
Disciplines Pursued
Business 3%
Law 1%
Arts and Sciences 8%

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