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Sterling College

Sterling, KS

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Overview

Sterling College is a 4-year institution located in Sterling, KS, in a rural setting.

Location & Contact

Address 125 West Cooper
Sterling, KS  67579
United States
Contact Emily Fuller
Director of Enrollment Services
Email: admissions@sterling.edu
Phone: 620-278-4275
Fax: 620-278-4416

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Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services, Other Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Communication And Media Studies, Other Checkmark
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs, Other Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
Biology Teacher Education Checkmark
Chemistry Teacher Education Checkmark
Drama And Dance Teacher Education Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
History Teacher Education Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Professional, Technical, Business, And Scientific Writing Checkmark
Writing, General Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training/trainer Checkmark
Pre-occupational Therapy Studies Checkmark
Pre-physical Therapy Studies Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities, Other Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics And Statistics Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics, Other Checkmark
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Behavioral Sciences Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Sports, Kinesiology, And Physical Education/fitness, General Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy And Religious Studies, Other Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Psychology, Other Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
Religious Education Checkmark
Theology And Religious Vocations, Other Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,898
Applied
700
Accepted
665
Enrolled
37%
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Female Admissions

373
Females Applied
155
Females Accepted
42%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,525
Males Applied
545
Males Accepted
36%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

3.31
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.2
Required for some programs 2 recommendations
Recommended Essay
Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 20th Not reported
Out of state 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 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 460 540
SAT Math 440 540
ACT Composite 18 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

27,000
Private
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Fees

1,500
Full-time student fees
8,936
Room & board
3,816
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 Employees

Financial Aid

23,635
Avg. Financial Aid Package
23,193
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
20,115
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
5,647
Avg. Loan Aid
7,913
Avg. Grant Aid
11,176
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
76%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
17%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

665
Total Undergrad students
3%
International Students
62%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.48%
Black or African American 15.64%
White or Caucasian 54.83%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.76%
Asian 1.05%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.35%
Two or more races 5.98%
Other 3.87%

Gender

Male (58.05%)
Female (41.95%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 75%

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, Last Blast (end of year outdoor party) and Convocations

Student Services

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

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Student Activities Council, Bible study groups, theatre and Mission teams

Campus Security & Safety

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

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Checkmark Checkmark
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Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football No Checkmark Checkmark
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer No Checkmark Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Checkmark Checkmark
Tennis No Checkmark Checkmark
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer No Checkmark Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Checkmark Checkmark
Tennis No Checkmark Checkmark
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
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Faculty

86
Total Faculty
10:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 47
Part-time - 39
Male - 41
Female - 45
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