Mars Hill University

Mars Hill University

Mars Hill, NC
location
Private
type
Small
setting
51%
49%
student ratio
1,395
total students
Tuition Cost $31,804 | $31,804
in-state | out-of-state
Average Financial Aid Package $17,195
Rolling
fall application deadline
60%
acceptance rate
Moderately Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
Not
Reported
sat math
Not
Reported
sat reading
Not
Reported
sat writing
20
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Zoology/Animal Biology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business/Managerial Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Entrepreneurship
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fashion Merchandising
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Finance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing/Marketing Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer and Information Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Adult and Continuing Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Art Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Middle School Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Science Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Secondary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Special Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Athletic Training
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pre-Medical Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pre-Nursing Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pre-Veterinary Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Behavioral Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biological and Physical Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Interdisciplinary Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Law/legal studies
    • Pre-Law Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Parks, Recreation and Leisure
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sport And Fitness Administration/Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Religious Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Social Work
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fine/Studio Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Graphic Design
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Performance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

60% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied3,010
    • Accepted1,835
    • Acceptance Rate60%
    • Enrolled1,395
    • Female Applicants1,678
    • Females Accepted1,030
    • Female Acceptance Rate61%
    • Male Applicants1,332
    • Males Accepted805
    • Male Acceptance Rate60%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee $25
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
      Minimum high school GPA of 2
    • Required for Some Interview
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.24
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading
    • SAT Math
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite 20 17 22
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$31,804
    • Out-of-state tuition *$31,804
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student feesNot Reported
    • Room and board *$9,300
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredNot Reported
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees, Adult students

Financial Aid

    • Average Financial Aid Package:$17,195
    • Average Freshman Financial Aid Package:$17,572
    • Average Loan Aid:$3,988
    • Average Grant Aid:$8,631
    • Average Scholarship and/or Grant Aid Awarded:$13,790
    • Percentage of Students with Need who Receive Financial Aid:99%
    • Average Percentage of Financial Need Met: 73%
    • Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met: 16%

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students1,395
    • Male Student Percentage49%
    • Female Student Percentage51%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino3.3%
    • Black or African American21.51%
    • White or Caucasian68.39%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native1.43%
    • Asian.93%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.14%
    • Two or more races1.08%
    • Unknown or International Student3.23%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International BreakoutNot Reported
    • Out-of-state Students26% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Female-only housing, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 69%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper No
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band Yes
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities Yes
    • Local sororities Yes
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Student Government Association, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Christian Student Movement, Fraternity/Sorority, Athletic Trainers Association
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division II
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No Division 2 Yes
    • Basketball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Cheerleading No Yes Yes
    • Cross-country running No Division 2 Yes
    • Football Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Golf No Division 2 Yes
    • Lacrosse No Division 2 Yes
    • Rock climbing Yes No No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Softball No No No
    • Swimming No Division 2 Yes
    • Tennis No Division 2 Yes
    • Track Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
    • Water polo Yes No No
    • Weight Lifting Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Cheerleading No Yes Yes
    • Cross-country running No Division 2 Yes
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf No Division 2 Yes
    • Lacrosse No No No
    • Rock climbing Yes No No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Softball No Division 2 Yes
    • Swimming No Division 2 Yes
    • Tennis No Division 2 Yes
    • Track Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Water polo Yes No No
    • Weight Lifting Yes No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty147
    • Full-time Percentage62%
    • Part-time Percentage38%
    • Female PercentageNot Reported
    • Male PercentageNot Reported
    • Student:Faculty Ratio12:1 or 1,321 students to 110 faculty

Location & Contact

PO Box 370
Mars Hill, NC 28754
USA

Kristie Vance

Director of Admissions

Phone: 828-689-1201
Fax: 828-689-1473
Email: admissions@mhu.edu


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