Cincinnati Christian University

2700 Glenway Ave, Cincinnati, United States
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Overview of Cincinnati Christian University

About this school

Cincinnati Christian University (formerly Cincinnati Bible College and Seminary) is a church-affiliated college founded in 1924. Its 40-acre campus is located three miles from downtown Cincinnati.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:620
    • Men:322 (51.9%)
    • Women:298 (48.1%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Cincinnati Christian University is minimally difficult: most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is not required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
-
Mathematics
-
-
Science
-
-
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
-
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
July 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
2700 Glenway Avenue|PO Box 04320
City, State, Zip
Cincinnati, OH  45204-3200
Phone
(513) 244-8141
Fax
(513) 244-8140
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
July 1
Application Fee
$40
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
59% of 241 applicants were admitted
Women
53% of 127 applicants were admitted
Men
65% of 114 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.14
375 And Above
18%
3.50 - 3.74
12%
3.25 - 3.49
18%
3.00 - 3.24
12%
2.50 - 2.99
25%
2.00 - 2.49
13%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
21 average |17-24 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
3%
• Score 24 - 29
25%
• Score 18 - 23
45%
• Score 12 - 17
28%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - Not reported
  • Room & Board: - Not reported
  • Other Expences: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported

Payment Plans


Cincinnati Christian University accepts

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url
Not reported

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning February 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003029
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
104 (98.1%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
94 (90.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
94 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
12 (12.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
60%
Average Award
$12,827
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 91 (96.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,376
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 82 (87.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,298
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 10 (10.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
4 (3.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,929

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
475 (91.5%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
431 (90.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
431 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
37 (8.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
57%
Average Award
$12,945
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 404 (93.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,374
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 393 (91.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,560
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 31 (7.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
57 (11.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,966

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
79%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$25,089
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Education, Religion/Biblical Studies
Creative Arts/Performance
Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Members of Minorities, Parents of Current Students, Siblings of Current Students, Spouses of Current Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


34

Part-Time Faculty


48

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


23%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 46% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 34% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 7% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 6% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 3% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 4% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 46% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 34% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 7% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 6% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 3% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 4% of discussion sections/labs
  • Over 100 students: - 0% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-59
Over 100 students
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
45
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Cincinnati Christian University provides hearing impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


Students Graduating Within 4 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


Not reported

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (10)


  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Divinity/Ministry
  • Education, General
  • Journalism
  • Keyboard Instruments
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Psychology, General
  • Religious Education
  • Religious/Sacred Music
  • Voice and Opera

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Theology and religious vocations, Business/marketing, Psychology

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Ministries, Master of Divinity, Master of Arts, Master of Arts in Counseling

Master's Programs of Study (3)


  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling
  • Religion
  • Theology

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


296,550

Nearest Metropolitan Area


40 acres

Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


Cincinnati

Weather


Temperature
17.9 average low in January, 81.6 average high in September
Rain
155 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
10 mile(s) from campus in Cincinnati
Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Cincinnati
Nearest Train Station
3 mile(s) from campus in Cincinnati

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing

Students of College Housing


45% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through junior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


52%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
-
School Colors
-

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, soccer, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Cincinnati Christian University offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


534

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
620
Women
298
Men
322

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.6% Asian
  • 18.4% Black/African-American
  • 1.2% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 73.7% White
  • 3.0% Unknown

International Students


1.3%

Average Age


27

Number of Graduate Students


218

Student Resources

Study resources