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Mars Hill University

Mars Hill, NC

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Overview

Mars Hill University is a Comprehensive institution located in Mars Hill, NC, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 370
Mars Hill, NC  28754
United States
Contact Kristie Vance
Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@mhu.edu
Phone: 828-689-1201
Fax: 828-689-1473

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Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Zoology/animal Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies Checkmark
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Finance, General Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
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Education Associate Bachelors
Adult And Continuing Education And Teaching Checkmark
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Education, General Checkmark
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education And Teaching Checkmark
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Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Art Therapy/therapist Checkmark
Athletic Training/trainer Checkmark
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
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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Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
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Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
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
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics, General Checkmark
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Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Design And Visual Communications, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
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Music Performance, General Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,537
Applied
1,247
Accepted
1,025
Enrolled
81%
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Female Admissions

717
Females Applied
592
Females Accepted
83%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

820
Males Applied
655
Males Accepted
80%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

3.5
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record

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

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Math 470 570
ACT Composite 17 23

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

36,557
Private
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Fees

10,004
Room & board

Financial Aid

27,132
Avg. Financial Aid Package
28,476
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
27,417
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,297
Avg. Loan Aid
10,321
Avg. Grant Aid
16,605
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
72%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
51%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,025
Total Undergrad students
7%
International Students
28%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.64%
Black or African American 19.63%
White or Caucasian 61.72%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.29%
Asian 1.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.1%
Two or more races 2.15%
Other 1.56%

Gender

Male (49.17%)
Female (50.83%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 71%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Homecoming, Fall Festival and Spring Formal

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
ESports, Bonner, FCA, Fraternity/Sorority and Campus Engagement and Leadership

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

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Lacrosse No Division 2 Checkmark
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 2 Checkmark
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Lacrosse No Division 2 Checkmark
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No Division 2 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Division 2 Checkmark
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No

Faculty

115
Total Faculty
9:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 70
Part-time - 45
Male - 49
Female - 66
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