Huntingdon College

500 E Fairview Ave, Montgomery, United States
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Overview of Huntingdon College

About this school

Huntingdon, founded in 1854, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 58-acre campus is located near the Old Cloverdale section of Montgomery. Campus architecture includes Gothic style buildings.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,102
    • Men:534 (48.5%)
    • Women:568 (51.5%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Huntingdon 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
-
3
History
-
3
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
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
1500 East Fairview Avenue
City, State, Zip
Montgomery, AL  36106-2148
Phone
(334) 833-4497
Fax
(334) 833-4347
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
-
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
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
3 required for some freshmen
Other
Audition required for music majors; portfolio recommended for art majors recommended for some freshmen
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
56% of 2,074 applicants were admitted
Women
60% of 955 applicants were admitted
Men
52% of 1,119 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
312 (27%) of 1,161 admitted students enrolled
Women
144 (25%) of 576 admitted students enrolled
Men
168 (29%) of 585 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.43
375 And Above
25%
3.50 - 3.74
18%
3.25 - 3.49
19%
3.00 - 3.24
16%
2.50 - 2.99
19%
2.00 - 2.49
3%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
543 average |500-580 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
19%
• Score 500 - 600
59%
• Score 400 - 500
21%
• Score 300 - 400
1%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
548 average |490-595 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
3%
• Score 600 - 700
22%
• Score 500 - 600
48%
• Score 400 - 500
25%
• Score 300 - 400
2%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
22 average |19-24 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
1%
• Score 24 - 29
27%
• Score 18 - 23
62%
• Score 12 - 17
10%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $26,400 (69.0466849744998%)
  • Room & Board: - $9,500 (24.8463449718844%)
  • Other Expences: - $300 (0.7846214201647705%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,035 (5.322348633451027%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Huntingdon College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


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

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001019
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
273 (92.9%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
243 (89.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
243 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
37 (15.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
67%
Average Award
$19,451
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 243 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $16,478
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 201 (82.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,594
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 32 (13.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
51 (17.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $12,207

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
755 (86.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
675 (89.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
675 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
87 (12.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
67%
Average Award
$19,156
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 674 (99.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $15,593
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 552 (81.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,384
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 75 (11.1%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
191 (21.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,673

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
85%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$32,201
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
23.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

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 achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Computer Science, Mathematics
Creative Arts/Performance
Dance, Music, Performing Arts
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Community Service
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Children of Workers in Trades, Local/State Students, Spouses of Current Students, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$910

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


47

Part-Time Faculty


54

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


35%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 28% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 30% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 30% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 9% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 2% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 19% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 81% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
# 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
236,562

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
9
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


Huntingdon College provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


65.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


26.6%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


34.4%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


37.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (31)


  • Accounting
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Cell Biology and Anatomy
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Communication, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, Other
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Religious Education
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Youth Ministry

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Parks and recreation, Biological/life sciences

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


205,293

Nearest Metropolitan Area


70 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Birmingham

Weather


Temperature
35.8 average low in January, 89.4 average high in September
Rain
108 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
7 mile(s) from campus in Montgomery
Nearest Bus Station
3 mile(s) from campus in Montgomery
Nearest Train Station
90 mile(s) from campus in Birmingham

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


68% 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


32%

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
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Hawk
School Colors
Scarlet and pearl

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, sand volleyball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Huntingdon College offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, student government association, campus activities board, voice of justice, freshman forum, exchange club

Sororities


42% of women participate

Fraternities


18% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


878

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,102
Women
568
Men
534

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.5% Asian
  • 20.8% Black/African-American
  • 5.7% Hispanic/Latino
  • 5.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 63.9% White
  • 3.3% Unknown

International Students


0.1% from 4 countries

Average Age


23

Number of Graduate Students


Not reported

Student Resources

Study resources