Toccoa Falls College

107 Kincaid Dr, Toccoa, United States
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Overview of Toccoa Falls College

About this school

Toccoa Falls, founded in 1907, is a liberal arts college with religious orientation. Its 1,100-acre campus is located two miles from Toccoa, in north Georgia, 100 miles northeast of Atlanta.
  • Website


    www.tfc.edu/
  • Coeducational


    Co-ed

  • Graduate Students


    Not reported

  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,411
    • Men:585 Men (41.5%)
    • Women:826 Women (58.5%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Toccoa Falls 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
-
3
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
-
3
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
6

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 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
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
107 Kincaid Drive
City, State, Zip
Toccoa Falls, GA 30598
Phone
(706) 886-7299 x5380
Fax
(706) 282-6012
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$30
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 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
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 all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 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 843 applicants were admitted
Women
58% of 492 applicants were admitted
Men
59% of 351 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
302 (61%) of 495 admitted students enrolled
Women
173 (60%) of 287 admitted students enrolled
Men
129 (62%) of 208 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.38
375 And Above
33%
3.50 - 3.74
16%
3.25 - 3.49
18%
3.00 - 3.24
14%
2.50 - 2.99
14%
2.00 - 2.49
5%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
503 average |440-550 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
2%
• Score 600 - 700
9%
• Score 500 - 600
43%
• Score 400 - 500
35%
• Score 300 - 400
11%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
• Score 700 - 800
4%
• Score 600 - 700
22%
• Score 500 - 600
39%
• Score 400 - 500
29%
• Score 300 - 400
6%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
21 average |18-23 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
1%
• Score 24 - 29
23%
• Score 18 - 23
55%
• Score 12 - 17
21%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $22,744 (60.83%)
  • Room & Board: - $8,330 (22.28%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,000 (2.67%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $5,318 (14.22%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Toccoa Falls College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline May 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 001596
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
191 (97.0%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
170 (89.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
170 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
23 (13.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
63%
Average Award
$17,190
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 170 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $14,577
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 128 (75.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,469
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 20 (11.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
19 (9.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $8,736

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
688 (96.1%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
632 (91.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
631 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
84 (13.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
66%
Average Award
$16,791
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 628 (99.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $13,571
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 491 (77.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,221
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 59 (9.4%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
60 (8.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,284

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
79%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$26,653
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
Business, Communication, Education, Religion/Biblical Studies
Creative Arts/Performance
Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, International Students, Married Students, Relatives of Clergy, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students

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


4-1-4

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


44

Part-Time Faculty


81

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


22%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 33% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 33% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 22% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 8% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 4% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

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
758,919
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
40
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Toccoa Falls College provides visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


65.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


43.6%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


50.3%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


53.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (27)


  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Communication, General
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Divinity/Ministry
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Family and Community Services
  • General Studies
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Philosophy
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Religious Education
  • Religious/Sacred Music
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Youth Ministry

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Distance learning, Double major, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Theology and religious vocations, Psychology, Business/marketing

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (1)


  • Not reported

    Campus Life

    Location & Geography

    Population


    8,370

    Nearest Metropolitan Area


    Atlanta, GA metro area

    Campus Size


    1,100 acres

    Weather


    Temperature
    32 average low in January, 87 average high in September
    Rain
    119 rainy days per year

    Available Transportation


    Nearest Bus Station
    45 mile(s) from campus in Gainesville
    Nearest Train Station
    2 mile(s) from campus in Toccoa

    Housing

    College Housing


    College offers housing to students

    Types of Housing


    Men only housing, women only housing

    Students of College Housing


    28% 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


    72%

    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


    Not available

    Personal Support Services

    Health Service


    Offered

    Personal Counseling


    Offered

    Child Care


    Not offered

    Sports & Recreation

    School Athletics


    Athletic Conferences
    National Christian College Athletic Association
    Mascot
    Eagle
    School Colors
    Navy blue and vegas gold

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


    FactorOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cross-Country Running
    Soccer
    Volleyball

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


    SportOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cross-Country Running
    Soccer
    Volleyball

    Recreational Sports


    Intramural Sports
    basketball, football, soccer, softball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

    Student Activities

    Activities And Organizations


    Toccoa Falls College offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, outdoor club, hmong student fellowship, the justice campaign, toccoa falls for life, theatrical society

    Sororities


    Fraternities


    ROTC


    Student Body

    Co-educational


    Yes

    Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


    872

    Undergraduates


    All Undergraduates
    1,411
    Women
    826
    Men
    585

    Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


    • 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
    • 6.2% Asian
    • 8.6% Black/African-American
    • 5.5% Hispanic/Latino
    • 2.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
    • 0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
    • 75.9% White
    • 1.4% Unknown

    International Students


    0.9% from 8 countries

    Average Age


    23

    Number of Graduate Students


    Not reported

    Student Resources

    Study resources