Stillman College Admissions

ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

University Boulevard in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
University Boulevard in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Ken Lund / Flickr

Stillman College Admissions Overview:

Stillman College accepts around 60% of applicants each year; students with B-averages and test scores within or above the ranges listed below have a good chance of being admitted. In order to apply, students will need to submit an application, high school transcripts, two recommendation letters, and scores from the SAT or the ACT. 

Admissions Data (2016):

  • Stillman College Acceptance Rate: 42%
  • Test Scores -- 25th / 75th Percentile

Stillman College Description:

Located on 105 acres on the west side of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Stillman College is a private, four-year historically Black liberal arts college. The University of Alabama is less than three miles away. In 2004, the U.S. News and World Report named Stillman College as one of its top schools. Stillman is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church and supports about 900 students with a student / faculty ratio of 14 to 1. The college offers Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts degrees from its two divisions: Professional Education and Arts and Sciences. Business and biology are among the most popular majors. There is plenty to do on campus, as Stillman College is home to religious and professional student clubs and organizations as well as a thriving Greek life. As for intercollegiate athletics, the Stillman Tigers compete in the NCAA Division II Southern Intercollegiate Athletics Conference (SIAC) with sports including men’s and women’s cross country, tennis, and outdoor track and field. The university fields seven men's and six women's varsity sports.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 628 (all undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 43% Male / 57% Female
  • 92% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $10,418
  • Books: $1,220 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $7,394
  • Other Expenses: $3,200
  • Total Cost: $22,232

Stillman College Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 88%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 88%
    • Loans: 82%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $7,877
    • Loans: $3,801

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Biology, Business Administration, History, Physical Education, Psychology

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 40%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 8%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 18%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

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

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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