887
Students
Financial aid thermometer
22,703
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
38
38%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Barton College is a Comprehensive institution located in Wilson, NC, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 5000
Wilson, NC  27893-7000
United States
Contact Phone: 252-399-6300

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,632
Applied
1,024
Accepted
887
Enrolled
39%
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Female Admissions

1,817
Females Applied
718
Females Accepted
40%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

815
Males Applied
306
Males Accepted
38%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.2
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Required for some programs Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 526 480 570
SAT Math 523 470 570
ACT Composite 21 18 23

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

30,880
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Fees

10,120
Room & board
4,360
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Adults
Employees

Financial Aid

22,703
Avg. Financial Aid Package
21,454
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
26,410
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,168
Avg. Loan Aid
11,553
Avg. Grant Aid
18,982
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
63%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
13%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

887
Total undergrad students
5%
International Students
18%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.78%
Black or African American 22.66%
White or Caucasian 54.57%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.68%
Asian 1.24%
Two or more races 3.38%
Other 5.07%

Gender

Male (31.34%)
Female (68.66%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 45%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Day of Service, Welcome Back Barton Day and Greek Show

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Ambassador Program, Barton College Association of Nursing, Barton College Orientation Team, Barton College Catholic Campus Ministries and Minority Student Association

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Other Campus Security & Safety:
city police substation on campus

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
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Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Lacrosse No No No
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Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 2 Checkmark
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Lacrosse No Division 2 Checkmark
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Swimming And Diving No Division 2 Checkmark
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
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Faculty

124
Total Faculty
10:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 72
Part-time - 52
Male - 61
Female - 63