Covenant College

14049 Scenic Hwy, Lookout Mountain, United States
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Overview of Covenant College

About this school

Covenant, founded in 1955, is a church-affiliated liberal arts college. Its 300-acre campus is located on Lookout Mountain, across the state line from Chattanooga, Tenn.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,030
    • Men:481 (46.7%)
    • Women:549 (53.3%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Covenant College is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer 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 recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
2
-
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
2
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
3
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
February 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: Used as a validity check on the application essay ACT: Used as a validity check on the application essay

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
14049 Scenic Highway
City, State, Zip
Lookout Mountain, GA  30750
Phone
(706) 820-2398
Fax
-
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
-
Application Fee
$35
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 3 weeks if notified after May 1
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
Yes
Early Action Deadline
Not reported
Early Action Notification
Not reported

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 all 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
95% of 692 applicants were admitted
Women
97% of 388 applicants were admitted
Men
93% of 304 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
296 (45%) of 659 admitted students enrolled
Women
160 (42%) of 377 admitted students enrolled
Men
136 (48%) of 282 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.63
375 And Above
47%
3.50 - 3.74
25%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
8%
2.50 - 2.99
5%
2.00 - 2.49
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SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
540-660 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
10%
• Score 600 - 700
43%
• Score 500 - 600
38%
• Score 400 - 500
10%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
590-690 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
21%
• Score 600 - 700
45%
• Score 500 - 600
31%
• Score 400 - 500
3%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
24-30 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
29%
• Score 24 - 29
47%
• Score 18 - 23
23%
• Score 12 - 17
1%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $34,330 (72.38034998945815%)
  • Room & Board: - $10,260 (21.631878557874764%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,170 (2.4667931688804554%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $1,670 (3.520978283786633%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Covenant College accepts

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url
Not reported

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003484
Free
State Aid Form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
231 (87.2%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
187 (81.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
187 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
73 (39.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
84%
Average Award
$29,124
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 184 (98.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $23,438
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 171 (91.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,902
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 39 (20.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
74 (27.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,350

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
736 (75.6%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
632 (85.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
632 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
201 (31.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
81%
Average Award
$28,025
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 623 (98.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $21,383
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 570 (90.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,031
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 105 (16.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
321 (33.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $14,904

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
64%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$26,184
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
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Members of Minorities, Religious Affiliation

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other 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


64

Part-Time Faculty


39

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


58%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 23% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 37% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 20% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 18% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 0% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 1% 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: - 16% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 62% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 13% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 9% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


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
Not Reported
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


Covenant College provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


87.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


58.6%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


66.7%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


69.5%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (27)


  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
  • Physical Sciences, Other
  • Physics, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Social Sciences, Other
  • Sociology

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Student-designed major, Double major, English as a second language, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Social sciences, Biological/life sciences, Interdisciplinary studies, English

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Education

Master's Programs of Study (1)


  • Education--General

    Campus Life

    Location & Geography

    Population


    1,584

    Nearest Metropolitan Area


    350 acres

    Environment


    Suburban environment

    Campus Size


    Weather


    Temperature
    31.5 average low in January, 85.8 average high in September
    Rain
    116 rainy days per year

    Available Transportation


    Nearest Airport
    120 mile(s) from campus in Atlanta
    Nearest Bus Station
    10 mile(s) from campus in Chattanooga
    Nearest Train Station
    120 mile(s) from campus in Atlanta

    Housing

    College Housing


    College offers housing to students

    Types of Housing


    Coed housing

    Students of College Housing


    85% 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


    15%

    Security

    24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


    Not available

    24-Hour Security Patrols


    Not available

    Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


    Not 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
    NCAA Division III, National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, National Christian College Athletic Association
    Mascot
    Scots
    School Colors
    Royal blue and white

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


    FactorOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cross-Country Running
    Golf
    Soccer
    Softball
    Tennis
    Volleyball

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


    SportOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cross-Country Running
    Golf
    Soccer
    Softball
    Tennis
    Volleyball

    Recreational Sports


    Intramural Sports
    badminton, basketball, football, soccer, volleyball

    Student Activities

    Activities And Organizations


    Covenant College offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper

    Sororities


    Fraternities


    ROTC


    Army ROTC is offered off campus

    Student Body

    Co-educational


    Yes

    Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


    983

    Undergraduates


    All Undergraduates
    1,030
    Women
    549
    Men
    481

    Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


    • 0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
    • 0.9% Asian
    • 2.7% Black/African-American
    • 2.8% Hispanic/Latino
    • 4.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
    • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
    • 89.0% White
    • 0.2% Unknown

    International Students


    3.1%

    Average Age


    20

    Number of Graduate Students


    38

    Student Resources

    Study resources