Ecclesia College
Springdale, AR 72762


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Rural
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 271
Religious affiliation Interdenominational
Student to faculty ratio 11:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 160 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Ecclesia College is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 211 applications and only 85 students were granted admission. Ecclesia College is at the #38 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 60% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 9% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT500 to 1190
ACT6 to 9

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Ecclesia College's tuition was $14,250 for all students regardless of residency (46.8% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Ecclesia College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 68% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,601 (which is 4.6% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Ecclesia College in 2016-2017, was 41, which is 62% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,182 (which is 4.9% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Ecclesia College has enrolled a total of 271 students (234 students full-time and 37 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 271 students, 38 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 55% men and 45% women and 269 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 2 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 52 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 70%

Hispanic: 13%

Black/African American: 7%

Non-resident alien: 4%

Two or more races: 1%

Asian: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%


Listed below are the 7 largest majors offered at Ecclesia College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Theology And Religious Vocations 47% 41 13
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 14% 12 0
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 9% 8
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 9% 8 0
Psychology 2% 2 0
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 0% 0
Philosophy And Religious Studies 0% 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Ecclesia College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Ecclesia College.

John Brown University
18.1 mile away
College of the Ozarks
62 mile away
Ozark Christian College
63.4 mile away
University of the Ozarks
66.6 mile away
Bacone College
68.4 mile away
Drury University
87.1 mile away
Cox College
87.3 mile away
Evangel University
88 mile away