Jarvis Christian College Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

Hawkins, Texas
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Jarvis Christian College Admissions Overview:

Jarvis Christian College has open admissions, meaning that all interested students who have graduated from high school or earned a GED have the opportunity to study at the school. Prospective students will still need to submit an application—check out Jarvis' website for complete information and deadlines. Required application components include ACT or SAT scores, a high school or GED transcript, and an application fee.

Admissions Data (2016):

Jarvis Christian College Description:

Jarvis Christian College is a private, four-year historically Black college that is affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). JCC's 243-acre campus is located in Hawkins, Texas, about 100 miles from Dallas. The colleges 600 students are supported by a healthy 13 to 1 student/faculty ratio. JCC does not have any on-campus housing. The college offers programs leading to Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts, and Bachelor of Business Administration degrees, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree with teacher certification. Outside of the classroom, JCC students participate in a host of intramural sports and student clubs and organizations. The Jarvis Bulldogs compete in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the Red River Athletic Conference. Sports include men’s and women’ cross country and basketball.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 868 (all undergraduate)
  • Gender Breakdown: 49% Male / 51% Female
  • 96% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $11,720
  • Books: $1,000 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $8,440
  • Other Expenses: $2,680
  • Total Cost: $23,840

Jarvis Christian College Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 100%
    • Loans: 93%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $10,260
    • Loans: $6,734

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Biology, Criminal Justice, Interdisciplinary Studies, Physical Education

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 49%
  • Transfer-Out Rate: 54%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 10%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 16%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Baseball, Track and Field, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Basketball
  • Women's Sports: Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball, Cross Country, Softball, Track and Field

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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Jarvis Christian College Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.jarvis.edu/mission/

"Jarvis Christian College is a historically Black liberal arts, baccalaureate degree granting institution affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). The mission of the College is to prepare students intellectually, socially, spiritually, and personally to pursue professional and graduate studies and productive careers."

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