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Cornerstone University

Grand Rapids, MI

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Overview

Cornerstone University is a Comprehensive institution located in Grand Rapids, MI, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1001 East Beltline Avenue, NE
Grand Rapids, MI  49525
United States
Contact Mrs. Lisa Link
Office of Admissions
Email: admissions@cornerstone.edu
Phone: 616-222-1426
Fax: 616-222-1418

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Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Environmental Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark Checkmark
Business Administration, Management And Operations, Other Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Non-profit/public/organizational Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
Radio And Television Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Biology Teacher Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Education/teaching Of Individuals With Specific Learning Disabilities Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education Checkmark
Social Studies Teacher Education Checkmark
Spanish Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Teaching English As A Second Or Foreign Language/esl Language Instructor Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Engineering, General Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Linguistics Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Health/medical Preparatory Programs, Other Checkmark Checkmark
Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Pre-medicine/pre-medical Studies Checkmark
Pre-nursing Studies Checkmark
Pre-occupational Therapy Studies Checkmark
Pre-pharmacy Studies Checkmark
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
General Studies Checkmark Checkmark
Humanities/humanistic Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Counseling Psychology Checkmark
Developmental And Child Psychology Checkmark
Family Psychology Checkmark
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Human Services, General Checkmark
Social Work Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics, General Checkmark
Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
Bible/biblical Studies Checkmark
Missions/missionary Studies Checkmark
Theological And Ministerial Studies, Other Checkmark
Youth Ministry Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Cinematography And Film/video Production Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
Music Technology Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Music, Other Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,964
Applied
1,708
Accepted
1,461
Enrolled
87%
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Female Admissions

1,231
Females Applied
1,064
Females Accepted
86%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

733
Males Applied
644
Males Accepted
88%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.56
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
One recommendation
Other requirements exist (see below)
Other requirements: Pastoral letter

Application Deadlines

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

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 580 590
SAT Math 460 470
ACT Composite 19 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

27,040
Private
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Fees

10,310
Room & board
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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 Employees

Financial Aid

19,509
Avg. Financial Aid Package
20,415
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
22,069
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,610
Avg. Loan Aid
10,062
Avg. Grant Aid
15,465
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
65.7%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
18%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,461
Total Undergrad students
5%
International Students
13%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.58%
Black or African American 8.86%
White or Caucasian 74.62%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.5%
Asian 1.86%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.14%
Two or more races 2.57%

Gender

Male (38.67%)
Female (61.33%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 52%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Homecoming, Mudbowl and Mock Rock (lip sync contest)

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Government, Student Education Association, Intramural Sports, Student Activities Council and International Justice Mission

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
1

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Checkmark Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Bowling No Checkmark Checkmark
Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Tennis No Checkmark Checkmark
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
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Wrestling No Checkmark Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Bowling No Checkmark Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Ice Hockey No No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
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Tennis No Checkmark Checkmark
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
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Wrestling No No No

Faculty

182
Total Faculty
15:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 64
Part-time - 118
Male - 98
Female - 84
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