Stillman College

3601 Stillman Blvd, Tuscaloosa, United States
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Overview of Stillman College

About this school

Stillman is a church-affiliated, predominantly black, liberal arts college. Founded in 1876, it adopted coeducation in 1899. Its 100-acre campus is located in Tuscaloosa, 60 miles from Birmingham.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,072
    • Men:501 (46.7%)
    • Women:571 (53.3%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Stillman 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:

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
2
-
Science
1
-
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
2
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
-
-
SAT Only
Recommended
Not reported
ACT Only
Recommended
Not reported
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Subject Tests Only
Recommended
-
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
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
PO Drawer 1430, 3600 Stillman Boulevard
City, State, Zip
Tuscaloosa, AL  35403-9990
Phone
(205) 366-8814
Fax
(205) 366-8996
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$15
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
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
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
July 1
Early Decision Notification
July 15
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
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is 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
44% of 3,491 applicants were admitted
Women
44% of 2,284 applicants were admitted
Men
42% of 1,207 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
305 (20%) of 1,526 admitted students enrolled
Women
155 (15%) of 1,015 admitted students enrolled
Men
150 (29%) of 511 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
2.90
375 And Above
4%
3.50 - 3.74
6%
3.25 - 3.49
9%
3.00 - 3.24
16%
2.50 - 2.99
27%
2.00 - 2.49
38%

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
Sat Critical Reading
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
18 average |16-18 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
0%
• Score 24 - 29
7%
• Score 18 - 23
43%
• Score 12 - 17
50%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


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

Payment Plans


Stillman College accepts

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url
Not reported

Application Process


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

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001044
Free
State Aid Form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
204 (99.0%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
204 (100.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
204 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
84 (41.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
75%
Average Award
$21,774
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 204 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,815
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 173 (84.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,500
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 11 (5.4%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
3 (1.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,589

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
580 (99.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
580 (100.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
580 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
125 (21.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
75%
Average Award
$23,110
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 580 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,815
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 173 (29.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,500
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 55 (9.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
7 (1.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,589

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
96%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$30,429
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
98.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
30.0%

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
Education
Creative Arts/Performance
Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,152

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


54

Part-Time Faculty


7

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


75%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 36% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 28% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 15% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 9% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 5% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 7% 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
150
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Not available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Stillman College provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


61.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


22.3%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


31.1%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


34.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (14)


  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • General Studies
  • History, General
  • Journalism
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

Most Popular Disciplines


Not offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Summer session

Study Abroad


Health professions and related sciences, Biological/life sciences, Business/marketing

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


93,357

Nearest Metropolitan Area


100 acres

Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


Birmingham

Weather


Temperature
31.3 average low in January, 87.4 average high in September
Rain
117 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
60 mile(s) from campus in Birmingham
Nearest Bus Station
Tuscaloosa
Nearest Train Station
Tuscaloosa

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing

Students of College Housing


63% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


31%

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


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Tiger
School Colors
Old gold and navy blue

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


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

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


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

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
-

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Stillman College offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, stillman blue pride marching band, sophisticated unlimited modeling troupe, christian student association, student government association, students in free enterprise (sife)

Sororities


5% of women participate

Fraternities


3% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,032

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,072
Women
571
Men
501

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.0% Asian
  • 92.7% Black/African-American
  • 0.8% Hispanic/Latino
  • 0.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 4.8% White
  • 1.6% Unknown

International Students


Not reported

Average Age


Number of Graduate Students


Not reported

Student Resources

Study resources