Point University

507 W 10th St, West Point, United States
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Overview of Point University

About this school

Point University (formerly Atlanta Christian College) is a private, church-affiliated college. Its 52-acre campus is located in East Point, near Atlanta.
  • Website


    point.edu/
  • Coeducational


    Yes

  • Graduate Students


    26

  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,926
    • Men:884 (45.9%)
    • Women:1,042 (54.1%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Point University 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
-
4
Science
-
4
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
3
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Considered if submitted
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
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
507 West 10th Street
City, State, Zip
West Point, GA  31833
Phone
(706) 385-1202
Fax
-
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 some freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
College transcript if applicable 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
35% of 1,406 applicants were admitted
Women
32% of 592 applicants were admitted
Men
37% of 814 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
278 (56%) of 493 admitted students enrolled
Women
90 (48%) of 188 admitted students enrolled
Men
188 (62%) of 305 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.14
375 And Above
16%
3.50 - 3.74
16%
3.25 - 3.49
18%
3.00 - 3.24
18%
2.50 - 2.99
25%
2.00 - 2.49
7%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
486 average |440-530 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
7%
• Score 500 - 600
36%
• Score 400 - 500
48%
• Score 300 - 400
9%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
492 average |430-530 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
9%
• Score 500 - 600
36%
• Score 400 - 500
49%
• Score 300 - 400
5%
• Score 200 - 300
1%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
19 average |16-21 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
1%
• Score 24 - 29
10%
• Score 18 - 23
53%
• Score 12 - 17
36%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $20,600 (72.28070175438596%)
  • Room & Board: - $7,900 (27.719298245614034%)
  • Other Expences: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Point University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
-
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 15
Award Notification Date
Not reported
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001547
Free
Institution's own form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
Not reported
Found To Have Financial Need
Not reported
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
Not reported
• Need-Based Gift
Not reported
• Need-Based Self-Help
Not reported
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
Not reported
Found To Have Financial Need
Not reported
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
Not reported
• Need-Based Gift
Not reported
• Need-Based Self-Help
Not reported
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
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
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Memberships, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, 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


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


45

Part-Time Faculty


147

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


15%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 38% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 35% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 17% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 4% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 4% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 2% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# 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
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
115
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


Point University provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


52.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


12.2%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


26%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


27.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (21)


  • Accounting
  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Child Development
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • History, General
  • History, Other
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Music, General
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sociology

Most Popular Disciplines


Not reported

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Distance learning, Double major, Independent study, Summer session

Study Abroad


Family and consumer sciences, Business/marketing, Theology and religious vocations

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


35,512

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Atlanta, GA and Montgomery, AL

Weather


Temperature
31.5 average low in January, 85.8 average high in September
Rain
116 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
7 mile(s) from campus in College Park
Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Hapeville
Nearest Train Station
7 mile(s) from campus in Atlanta

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing

Students of College Housing


39% 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


61%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Not available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Not available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Not reported

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, National Christian College Athletic Association
Mascot
Chargers
School Colors
Blue and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


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

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


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

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, sand volleyball, softball, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Point University offers choral groups, marching band, student government association, community concert band, campus life ministers, campus activities board, fellowship of christian athletes (fca)

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,119

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,926
Women
1,042
Men
884

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.3% Asian
  • 32.9% Black/African-American
  • 6.0% Hispanic/Latino
  • 5.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 47.8% White
  • 5.8% Unknown

International Students


1.6% from 18 countries

Average Age


26

Number of Graduate Students


26

Student Resources

Study resources