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"Stepping Onto the Grass" – A Note from a Parent of a Recent Cedarville Graduate

March 27, 2015

Grads walking toward chapelWhile your family may be anticipating a high school graduation, we want to share a story written two years ago by a mom reflecting on her daughter's college journey. We share Kim and Brie's story with you for encouragement and perspective on how God can use the next four years in your student's personal, professional, and spiritual development.

Investing in students' lives is why those of us on the faculty and staff choose to serve at Cedarville University! God sends us the most amazing students, and we are humbled to be a part of how God is working in their lives for His glory.

Continue to today's post to read Kim and Brie's story, including an update on what Brie is doing now!

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Posted in Academics Spiritual Growth Student Life Why Christ Centered Higher Education?

Why Choose a Christian College?

March 11, 2015

Photo of Cedarville's campusWe think a Christ-centered education is vital to equipping your student for a life that honors God both personally and professionally.

But why is choosing a Christian university so important? 

The No. 1 measurable outcome of a university degree in the United States is a decline in a student’s faith. Higher education is not value neutral, and students are walking away from their faith in disturbing numbers. 

But don’t just take our word for it. Christianity Today put together a great resource for parents and their high school students who are working through the decision of whether a Christian college is the right choice for them. 

Read today's post to discover if a Christian university is right for your student.

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Posted in Admissions Why Christ Centered Higher Education? Spiritual Growth

Value of a Bachelor's Degree

February 26, 2015

value of a bachelor's degreeA recent article from Bloomberg Business confirms what we’ve always known — there is real value in earning a bachelor’s degree. In fact, the article explains that the biggest labor market problem for bachelor’s degree holders right now just might be that there aren’t enough of them to fill the open jobs.

The article notes that the unemployment rate for those with a bachelor’s degree is down to 2.8%, significantly lower than the 5.7% rate for the adult population as a whole. The unemployment rate for bachelor’s degree holders is the lowest it’s been since 2008, and the article explains that with this level, it is possible the job market may run out of bachelor’s holders to hire.

But a degree from Cedarville University does more than just prepare students for a spot in the marketplace. Our students are equipped for lifelong leadership and service through an education marked by excellence and grounded in biblical truth. We prepare them to use their vocation to glorify God in all they do.


P.S. There is still time to apply for admission to Cedarville University. We continue to accept and review applications throughout the academic year. If your student has already been accepted, be sure to deposit now to secure his or her place in the fall class!

Posted in Admissions Careers Why Christ Centered Higher Education?

Living the Dorm Life!

February 21, 2015

Dorm LifeChoosing a major, figuring out a financial plan, and researching the spiritual climate are all vital steps in choosing a Christian college. However, there is another vital piece that your student must consider — dorm life! For today’s post, we asked Joe Poelzer, one of Cedarville’s Resident Directors, to weigh in on the important role that Residence Life plays in a students personal and professional development.

Read Joe's post to learn about residence life at Cedarville.

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Posted in Spiritual Growth Student Life Why Christ Centered Higher Education? Admissions

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