Ecclesia College Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

Springdale, Arkansas
Springdale, Arkansas. Brandonrush / Wikimedia Commons

Ecclesia College Admissions Overview:

Ecclesia has an acceptance rate of 40% and admission will within reach of most hard-working high school students. "B" students with below-average SAT and ACT scores often receive acceptance letters. Students interested in Ecclesia can apply to be a "campus" or "online" student. Visit the school's website to download or complete online the application form. Additional materials include official high school transcripts and scores from either the SAT or ACT.

Since the school focuses on its religious history, students will have to pledge to commit to these beliefs as part of the application process. Interested students are encouraged to contact the admissions office, and should visit the campus if possible.

Admissions Data (2016):

Ecclesia College Description:

Ecclesia College is a small, Christian, liberal arts work college located in Springdale, Arkansas. It is one of seven members of the Work Colleges Consortium, and Ecclesia offers students the opportunity to earn $11 an hour towards their tuition working in Ecclesia’s campus facilities while acquiring valuable workplace skills.

The tree-lined, 200-acre residential campus is nestled in the rolling hills of Northwest Arkansas, a rural community surrounded by natural beauty. The college’s academic program is individually focused, with a student faculty ratio of 11 to 1, and has a strong faith-based emphasis. Ecclesia offers bachelor’s degrees in biblical studies, business administration, Christian counseling, Christian leadership, communication ministries, music ministries and sport management.

The Ecclesia College Royals field men’s and women’s soccer, shooting, basketball, baseball and softball teams competing in Division I of the National Christian College Athletic Association.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 271 (269 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 55% Male / 45% Female
  • 87% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $15,140
  • Books: $1,400 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $5,810
  • Other Expenses: $6,080
  • Total Cost: $28,430

Ecclesia College Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 100%
    • Loans: 64%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $8,281
    • Loans: $6,411

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Biblical Studies, Christian Leadership, Sport Management

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 56%
  • Transfer Out Rate: - %
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 11%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 11%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Basketball, Baseball, Cross Country, Soccer
  • Women's Sports: Softball, Basketball, Cross Country

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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