|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad only|
|Student to faculty ratio||12:1|
|Dormitory capacity||642 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Sterling College is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,033 applications and only 386 students were granted admission. Sterling College is at the #35 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, 77% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 19% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||880 to 1030|
|ACT||18 to 23|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Sterling College's tuition was $23,400 for all students regardless of residency (12.7% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 99% of Sterling College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 47% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,040 (which is 8.2% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Sterling College in 2016-2017, was 110, which is 78% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,545 (which is 5.9% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Sterling College has enrolled a total of 678 students (587 students full-time and 91 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 678 students, 63 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 53% men and 47% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.
The institution also enrolled 34 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 11%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Non-resident alien: 0%
Two or more races: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Sterling 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|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||34%||30|
|Visual And Performing Arts||9%||8|
|Philosophy And Religious Studies||7%||6||0|
|English Language And Literature/letters||5%||4|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||5%||4||0|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||2%||2|
|Mathematics And Statistics||2%||2|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||0%||0|
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 Sterling College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
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.
The typical median income of Sterling College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $29,500. Last year, out of the total 326 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 297 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 217 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 217 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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