Brevard College

1 Brevard College Dr, Brevard, United States
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  • Class Notes
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  • Textbook Notes
    0
  • Study Guides
    0
  • Currently Enrolled
    6
  • Previously Enrolled
    33

Overview of Brevard College

About this school

Brevard College, founded in 1853, is a private, coeducational, church-affiliated college. Its 120-acre campus is located in Brevard.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:705
    • Men:409 Men (58.0%)
    • Women:296 Women (42.0%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Brevard 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
-
3
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
4
History
-
1
Academic Electives
-
4

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required for some
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: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1 Brevard College Drive
City, State, Zip
Brevard, NC 28712-3306
Phone
(828) 884-8332
Fax
(828) 884-3790
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
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
Audition, music test for music program; portfolio for art program 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
43% of 2,858 applicants were admitted
Women
43% of 1,384 applicants were admitted
Men
44% of 1,474 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
266 (22%) of 1,235 admitted students enrolled
Women
123 (21%) of 591 admitted students enrolled
Men
143 (22%) of 644 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.07
375 And Above
5%
3.50 - 3.74
10%
3.25 - 3.49
10%
3.00 - 3.24
22%
2.50 - 2.99
32%
2.00 - 2.49
20%

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
• 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
20 average |17-22 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
0%
• Score 24 - 29
18%
• Score 18 - 23
54%
• Score 12 - 17
26%
• Score 6 - 11
1%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - Not reported
  • Room & Board: - Not reported
  • Other Expenses: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported

Payment Plans


Brevard College accepts

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


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

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002912
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
246 (100.0%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
198 (80.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
198 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
15 (7.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
61%
Average Award
$20,009
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 198 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $16,493
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 168 (84.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,158
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 13 (6.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
45 (18.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $8,748

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
699 (98.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
542 (77.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
542 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
70 (12.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
68%
Average Award
$22,027
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 540 (99.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $17,620
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 437 (80.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,105
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 52 (9.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
153 (21.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $8,462

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
61%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$28,511
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
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Community Service, Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Local/State Students, Previous College Experience, Veterans' Children

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


Not 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


44

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


45%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 28% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 37% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 30% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 4% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 26% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 63% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 11% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# 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
-
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
100
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


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

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


59.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


35.5%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


40.4%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


43.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (21)


  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History, General
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Student-designed major, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad

Study Abroad


Parks and recreation, Business/marketing, Psychology, Visual and performing arts

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (1)


  • Not reported

    Campus Life

    Location & Geography

    Population


    7,645

    Nearest Metropolitan Area


    Campus Size


    120 acres

    Weather


    Temperature
    24.8 average low in January, 80.4 average high in September
    Rain
    112 rainy days per year

    Available Transportation


    Nearest Bus Station
    20 mile(s) from campus in Asheville
    Nearest Train Station
    20 mile(s) from campus in Asheville

    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


    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


    Not 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
    Tornado
    School Colors
    Royal blue and white

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


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

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


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

    Recreational Sports


    Intramural Sports
    badminton, basketball, bowling, football, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, weight lifting

    Student Activities

    Activities And Organizations


    Brevard College offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, fine arts organizations, omicron delta kappa, fellowship of christian athletes, bc greens, business club

    Sororities


    Fraternities


    ROTC


    Student Body

    Co-educational


    Yes

    Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


    697

    Undergraduates


    All Undergraduates
    705
    Women
    296
    Men
    409

    Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


    • 0.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
    • 0.9% Asian
    • 11.2% Black/African-American
    • 2.2% Hispanic/Latino
    • 2.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
    • 0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
    • 75.6% White
    • 6.5% Unknown

    International Students


    6.4% from 29 countries

    Average Age


    20

    Number of Graduate Students


    Not reported

    Student Resources