650
Students
Financial aid thermometer
22,982
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
37
37%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Rural
Setting
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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 Marge Jones
Admissions Office Manager
Email: admissions@sterling.edu
Phone: 620-278-4275
Fax: 620-278-4416

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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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters 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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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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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,033
Applied
386
Accepted
650
Enrolled
37%
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Female Admissions

310
Females Applied
131
Females Accepted
42%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

723
Males Applied
255
Males Accepted
35%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.14
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 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
ACT Composite 22 18 24

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

25,000
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Fees

1,000
Full-time student fees
7,866
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 Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

22,982
Avg. Financial Aid Package
20,964
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
17,361
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
5,861
Avg. Loan Aid
9,942
Avg. Grant Aid
10,583
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
79%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
24%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

650
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
53%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.01%
Black or African American 11.39%
White or Caucasian 70.67%
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.43%
Asian 0.94%

Gender

Male (49.85%)
Female (50.15%)

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 80%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Last Blast (end of year outdoor party) and Convocations

Student Services

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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

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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
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Soccer No Checkmark Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
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Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
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Football No No No
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