Culver-Stockton College

1 College Hill, Canton, United States
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Overview of Culver-Stockton College

About this school

Culver-Stockton, founded in 1853, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 130-acre campus, located in Canton, overlooks the Mississippi River.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,093
    • Men:542 Men (49.6%)
    • Women:551 Women (50.4%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Culver-Stockton 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
-
2
Science
-
2
Foreign Language
-
1
Social Studies
-
3
History
-
3
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 15
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
1 College Hill
City, State, Zip
Canton, MO 63435-1299
Phone
(573) 288-6331
Fax
(217) 231-6611
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
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
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 recommended 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
55% of 3,308 applicants were admitted
Women
62% of 1,631 applicants were admitted
Men
47% of 1,677 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
305 (17%) of 1,808 admitted students enrolled
Women
141 (14%) of 1,014 admitted students enrolled
Men
164 (21%) of 794 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.27
375 And Above
19%
3.50 - 3.74
15%
3.25 - 3.49
19%
3.00 - 3.24
15%
2.50 - 2.99
23%
2.00 - 2.49
9%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
470-540 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
10%
• Score 500 - 600
46%
• Score 400 - 500
42%
• Score 300 - 400
2%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
6%
• Score 500 - 600
62%
• Score 400 - 500
32%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
21 average |18-23 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
2%
• Score 24 - 29
18%
• Score 18 - 23
69%
• Score 12 - 17
11%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $26,680 (67.04%)
  • Room & Board: - $8,520 (21.41%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,100 (2.76%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,500 (8.79%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Culver-Stockton College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline January 1 | Final deadline June 1
Award Notification Date
Not reported
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002460
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
292 (95.7%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
279 (95.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
279 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
54 (19.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
72%
Average Award
$21,156
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 279 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $18,188
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 235 (84.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,523
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 39 (14.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
26 (8.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,018

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
851 (88.4%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
789 (92.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
789 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
130 (16.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
72%
Average Award
$21,033
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 787 (99.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $17,185
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 686 (86.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,487
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 93 (11.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
153 (15.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,964

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
85%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$29,105
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
17.0%
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
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Dance, Debating, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, First-Generation College Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,146

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

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


51

Part-Time Faculty


52

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


32%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 22% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 38% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 34% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 6% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 17% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 44% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 33% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 6% 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
453,183
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
125
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


Culver-Stockton College provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


68.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


37.9%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


47%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


47.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (35)


  • Accounting
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Finance, General
  • Fine and Studio Arts Management
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Graphic Design
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Legal Studies, General
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Musical Theatre
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Speech Teacher Education
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


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

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Education, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services

Online Degrees


Occupational therapy with Washington University in St. Louis

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (1)


  • Not reported

    Campus Life

    Location & Geography

    Population


    2,376

    Nearest Metropolitan Area


    Campus Size


    143 acres

    Weather


    Temperature
    18.5 average low in January, 82.8 average high in September
    Rain
    114 rainy days per year

    Available Transportation


    Nearest Bus Station
    1 mile(s) from campus in Canton
    Nearest Train Station
    20 mile(s) from campus in Quincy, Ill.

    Housing

    College Housing


    College offers housing to students

    Types of Housing


    Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing

    Students of College Housing


    76% 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


    24%

    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


    Not offered

    Personal Counseling


    Offered

    Child Care


    Not offered

    Sports & Recreation

    School Athletics


    Athletic Conferences
    National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
    Mascot
    Wildcat
    School Colors
    Royal and white

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


    FactorOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cheerleading
    Cross-Country Running
    Football
    Golf
    Soccer
    Softball
    Track And Field
    Volleyball

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


    SportOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cheerleading
    Cross-Country Running
    Football
    Golf
    Soccer
    Softball
    Track And Field
    Volleyball

    Recreational Sports


    Intramural Sports
    baseball, basketball, football, soccer, softball, volleyball

    Student Activities

    Activities And Organizations


    Culver-Stockton College offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, campus programming council (cpc), the black student union (bsu), student government association (sga), health outreach peer educators (hope), institute of management accountants (ima)

    Sororities


    37% of women participate

    Fraternities


    38% of men participate

    ROTC


    Student Body

    Co-educational


    Yes

    Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


    969

    Undergraduates


    All Undergraduates
    1,093
    Women
    551
    Men
    542

    Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


    • 0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
    • 0.3% Asian
    • 13.1% Black/African-American
    • 6.6% Hispanic/Latino
    • 3.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
    • 0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
    • 75.9% White
    • 0.0% Unknown

    International Students


    6.2% from 20 countries

    Average Age


    21

    Number of Graduate Students


    41

    Student Resources

    Study resources