Mid-Atlantic Christian University

715 N Poindexter St, Elizabeth City, United States
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Overview of Mid-Atlantic Christian University

About this school

Mid-Atlantic Christian University, founded in 1948, is a private, church-affiliated college. Its 20-acre riverfront campus is four blocks from downtown Elizabeth City.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:192
    • Men:86 (44.8%)
    • Women:106 (55.2%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Mid-Atlantic 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
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
-
6
Social Studies
2
-
History
2
-
Academic Electives
4
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required for some
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: Used for placement ACT: Used for placement

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
715 North Poindexter Street
City, State, Zip
Elizabeth City, NC  27909-4054
Phone
(252) 334-2028
Fax
(252) 334-2071
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
August 1
Application Fee
$50
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
Reference from church or character reference required for 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
53% of 189 applicants were admitted
Women
50% of 102 applicants were admitted
Men
57% of 87 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
73 (72%) of 101 admitted students enrolled
Women
35 (69%) of 51 admitted students enrolled
Men
38 (76%) of 50 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.09
375 And Above
19%
3.50 - 3.74
12%
3.25 - 3.49
9%
3.00 - 3.24
21%
2.50 - 2.99
21%
2.00 - 2.49
11%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
475 average |430-520 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
6%
• Score 500 - 600
42%
• Score 400 - 500
42%
• Score 300 - 400
10%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
490 average |440-540 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
13%
• Score 500 - 600
39%
• Score 400 - 500
35%
• Score 300 - 400
13%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
19 average |18-21 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
0%
• Score 24 - 29
6%
• Score 18 - 23
69%
• Score 12 - 17
25%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $14,850 (45.27439024390244%)
  • Room & Board: - $8,600 (26.21951219512195%)
  • Other Expences: - $900 (2.7439024390243905%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $8,450 (25.76219512195122%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Mid-Atlantic Christian University accepts deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


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

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 014101
Free
Institution's own form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
59 (100.0%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
52 (88.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
52 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
5 (9.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
66%
Average Award
$8,414
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 38 (73.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,227
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 45 (86.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,233
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 7 (13.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
7 (11.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,155

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
170 (95.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
156 (91.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
156 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
10 (6.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
55%
Average Award
$11,333
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 143 (91.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,671
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 125 (80.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,911
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 13 (8.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
17 (9.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,478

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
90%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$26,414
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
Religion/Biblical Studies
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Handicapped Students, International Students, Married Students, Spouses 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


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


12

Part-Time Faculty


21

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


27%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 44% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 33% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 11% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 9% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 2% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# 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
35,513

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
24
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Not reported

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Not available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Mid-Atlantic Christian University provides hearing impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


63.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


17.4%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


21.7%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


22.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (10)


  • Applied Linguistics
  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Family Systems
  • Linguistics
  • Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies
  • Youth Ministry

Most Popular Disciplines


Not offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Distance learning, Double major, Internships, Summer session

Study Abroad


Theology and religious vocations, Business/marketing, Education, Psychology

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


18,266

Nearest Metropolitan Area


19 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Norfolk

Weather


Temperature
28.8 average low in January, 85 average high in September
Rain
116 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
45 mile(s) from campus in Norfolk, Va.
Nearest Bus Station
Elizabeth City
Nearest Train Station
55 mile(s) from campus in Newport News, Va.

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing

Students of College Housing


64% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through senior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


36%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


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
-
Mascot
Flames
School Colors
Green and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, softball, table tennis, tennis, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Mid-Atlantic Christian University offers national sororities

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


166

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
192
Women
106
Men
86

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.5% Asian
  • 19.6% Black/African-American
  • 5.7% Hispanic/Latino
  • 1.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 71.6% White
  • 0.5% Unknown

International Students


1.6% from 3 countries

Average Age


25

Number of Graduate Students


Not reported

Student Resources

Study resources