Barton College

800 Vance St NE, Wilson, United States
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Overview of Barton College

About this school

Barton is a liberal arts college affiliated with the Disciples of Christ Church. It was founded in 1902, and in 1990 its name was changed from Atlantic Christian College. Its 75-acre campus is located in Wilson, 45 miles from Raleigh.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:887
    • Men:278 Men (31.3%)
    • Women:609 Women (68.7%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Barton 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 recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
-
2
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
-
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

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: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
PO Box 5000
City, State, Zip
Wilson, NC 27893-7000
Phone
(252) 399-6317
Fax
(252) 237-4957
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 cannot 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
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
Required for some 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
39% of 2,632 applicants were admitted
Women
40% of 1,817 applicants were admitted
Men
38% of 815 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
279 (27%) of 1,024 admitted students enrolled
Women
190 (26%) of 718 admitted students enrolled
Men
89 (29%) of 306 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.20
375 And Above
12%
3.50 - 3.74
13%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
19%
2.50 - 2.99
30%
2.00 - 2.49
9%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
523 average |470-570 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
1%
• Score 600 - 700
13%
• Score 500 - 600
52%
• Score 400 - 500
32%
• Score 300 - 400
1%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
12%
• Score 500 - 600
57%
• Score 400 - 500
30%
• Score 300 - 400
1%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
21 average |18-23 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
0%
• Score 24 - 29
19%
• Score 18 - 23
63%
• Score 12 - 17
18%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $30,880 (75.32%)
  • Room & Board: - $10,120 (24.68%)
  • Other Expenses: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Barton College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning November 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002908
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
191 (96.5%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
179 (93.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
178 (99.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
25 (14.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
64%
Average Award
$21,454
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 174 (97.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $18,545
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 152 (85.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,894
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 17 (9.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
26 (13.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $12,207

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
759 (91.4%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
719 (94.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
718 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
91 (12.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
63%
Average Award
$22,703
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 712 (99.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $18,982
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 591 (82.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,713
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 66 (9.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
103 (12.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,553

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
82%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$26,477
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
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Education, English, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Local/State Students, Relatives of Clergy, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students, Veterans

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


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


72

Part-Time Faculty


52

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


43%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 28% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 36% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 31% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 3% 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


  • 2-9 students: - 23% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 53% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 17% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 7% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
40-49
# 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
529,226
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
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


Barton College provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


62.9%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


37.3%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


49.1%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


52.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (32)


  • Accounting
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Gerontology
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Health Education and Promotion
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • 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


Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Public administration and social services

Online Degrees


Business administration

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (1)


  • Elementary Education

    Campus Life

    Location & Geography

    Population


    49,628

    Nearest Metropolitan Area


    Raleigh-Durham

    Campus Size


    76 acres

    Weather


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

    Available Transportation


    Nearest Bus Station
    2 mile(s) from campus in Wilson
    Nearest Train Station
    2 mile(s) from campus in Wilson

    Housing

    College Housing


    College offers housing to students

    Types of Housing


    Women only housing, coed housing

    Students of College Housing


    45% of all students

    Housing Restrictions


    Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

    Freshman Housing Guarantee


    Freshmen are guaranteed housing

    Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


    55%

    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 II
    Mascot
    Bulldogs
    School Colors
    Royal blue and white

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


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

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


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

    Recreational Sports


    Intramural Sports
    basketball, football, soccer, softball, volleyball

    Student Activities

    Activities And Organizations


    Barton College offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, student ambassador program, barton college association of nursing, barton college orientation team, barton college catholic campus ministries, minority student association

    Sororities


    10.5% of women participate

    Fraternities


    11% of men participate

    ROTC


    Student Body

    Co-educational


    Yes

    Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


    830

    Undergraduates


    All Undergraduates
    887
    Women
    609
    Men
    278

    Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


    • 0.7% American Indian/Alaskan Native
    • 1.3% Asian
    • 23.8% Black/African-American
    • 8.2% Hispanic/Latino
    • 3.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
    • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
    • 57.2% White
    • 5.3% Unknown

    International Students


    4.6% from 17 countries

    Average Age


    23

    Number of Graduate Students


    73

    Student Resources

    Study resources