Grace Bible College

1011 Aldon St SW, Wyoming, United States
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Overview of Grace Bible College

About this school

Grace Bible College, founded in 1945, is a private, church-affiliated college. Its 16-acre campus is located in Grand Rapids.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:207
    • Men:119 (57.5%)
    • Women:88 (42.5%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Grace Bible College 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
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
1
Social Studies
-
3
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
-
-
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
Required
Not reported
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: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1011 Aldon Street SW|PO Box 910
City, State, Zip
Grand Rapids, MI  49509-0910
Phone
(616) 538-2330
Fax
(616) 538-0599
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
July 15
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
August 1
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 4 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
-
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
34% of 158 applicants were admitted
Women
30% of 83 applicants were admitted
Men
37% of 75 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
3.03
375 And Above
21%
3.50 - 3.74
21%
3.25 - 3.49
10%
3.00 - 3.24
12%
2.50 - 2.99
22%
2.00 - 2.49
11%

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
19 average |15-23 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
2%
• Score 24 - 29
15%
• Score 18 - 23
44%
• Score 12 - 17
39%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $18,750 (64.02376562179882%)
  • Room & Board: - $7,500 (25.609506248719526%)
  • Other Expences: - $600 (2.048760499897562%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,436 (8.317967629584102%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Grace Bible College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 28
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning May 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002265
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
90 (96.8%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
85 (94.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
85 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
4 (4.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
60%
Average Award
$9,849
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 81 (95.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,438
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 76 (89.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,081
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 62 (72.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
7 (7.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,636

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
321 (95.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
300 (93.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
300 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
18 (6.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
63%
Average Award
$9,582
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 274 (91.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,217
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 264 (88.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,641
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 187 (62.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
19 (5.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,718

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
59%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$21,527
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
12.0%
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
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, Relatives of Clergy

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$323

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Not 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


7

Part-Time Faculty


14

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


14%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 16% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 63% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 20% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not reported

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
27
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Not available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Grace Bible College provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


80.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


32.6%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


46.5%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


47.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (17)


  • Accounting
  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Finance and Financial Management Services, Other
  • Human Services, General
  • Management Science
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music, General
  • Pastoral Studies/Counseling
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Theology/Theological Studies
  • Youth Ministry

Most Popular Disciplines


Not offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Independent study, Internships

Study Abroad


Theology and religious vocations, Public administration and social services, Interdisciplinary studies

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


192,294

Nearest Metropolitan Area


21 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
14.7 average low in January, 78.7 average high in September
Rain
134 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
11 miles from campus in Grand Rapids
Nearest Bus Station
3 miles from campus in Grand Rapids
Nearest Train Station
3 miles from campus in Grand Rapids

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing

Students of College Housing


53% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


47%

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


Not offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
National Christian College Athletic Association
Mascot
-
School Colors
-

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Soccer
Tennis
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Soccer
Tennis
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, golf, racquetball, soccer, volleyball, weight lifting

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Grace Bible College offers choral groups, student missionary fellowship, student activities committee, student council, campus ministry team

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


192

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
207
Women
88
Men
119

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.0% Asian
  • 3.9% Black/African-American
  • 2.4% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.5% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 89.8% White
  • 0.0% Unknown

International Students


0.5% from 3 countries

Average Age


22

Number of Graduate Students


Not reported

Student Resources

Study resources