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Campus Profile 2016–17


Enrollment

Total enrolled 3,760  
Undergraduate headcount 3,388 (female 52%, male 48%, minority 11.1%)
Undergraduate FTE 3,127 (92% of the headcount)
     
Housed on campus 2,528 (74.6% of total enrollment; 74.5% of men, 76% of women)
Commuters 260 (8% of total enrollment)
Off-campus/permission given 226 (7% of total enrollment)
     
Graduate 372

Academic programs

Degrees offered 8 bachelor's, 5 master's, 1 doctorate
Authorized degree programs 73 undergraduate, 6 graduate
Academic programs offered 136 undergraduate

Graduation

Completion rate 72.4%
Degrees conferred for 2015–16 678 Undergraduate, 108 Graduate

Most popular majors

Nursing 372
Mechanical engineering 231
Early childhood education
139
Management
106
Psychology 103
Pharmaceutical sciences 91

Largest academic departments

Business Administration
466
Engineering and Computer Science
454
Nursing 414
Science and Mathematics 288
Education 213
Biblical and Theological Studies 184

Geographic representation

States and U.S. territories 50
Most popular state: OH 1,391 (41%)
Contiguous states (IN, KY, MI, PA, WV) 777 (23%)
Midwest (IL,IN,IA,KS,MI, MN,MO,NE,ND,OH,SD,WI,WV) 2,197 (65%)
Northeast (CT,DE,ME,MD,MA,NH,NJ,NY,PA,RI,VT,DC) 641 (19%)
South (AL,AR,FL,GA,KY,LA,MS,NC,OK,SC,TN,TX,VA) 343 (10%)
West (AK,AZ,CA,CO,HI,ID,MT,NV,NM,OR,UT,WA,WY) 149 (4%)
International 58 (2%)

Church representation

Baptist 1,443 (44%)
Bible and nondenominational 872 (27%)
Other denominations 1,006 (29%)

New Students

Freshmen 769  
Average ACT 26 (National average = 21)
Average SAT 1182 (National average = 1010)
Average GPA 3.69


     
Public school 49%
Christian school 28%
Home school 22%
Private, non-Christian 1%
     
Transfers 102  
Applications 4,917  
Acceptances 3.418 (70%)  
Matriculations 1,128 (33%)  
     

Retention

Freshman to sophomore 85.3%  
     

Student Loan Default Rate

 2012  2%  
2011 1.4%  
2010 1.9%  
2009 1.7%  
National Average 13.7%  
State Average 16.7%  
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Faculty

Full-time 241
 
Part-time 3  
Terminal degrees 173  
Student-to-faculty ratio 13:1 undergraduate, 13:1 graduate  
     

Staff

Full-time 336  
Part-time 45  
165