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Cedarville Receives High Marks in Student Survey

September 13, 2019

Dr. Jason Lee talking with female and male studentIf you really want to know what sets Cedarville apart, you should listen to those who know us best – our students!

Last spring, we asked students to rate Cedarville on five important scales related to their classes, professors, and spiritual growth. The results overwhelmingly validated that what we say about the University matches students’ experience.

Overall, Cedarville earned a 4.63 ranking (out of 5.0) from the more than 500 students who participated in the survey. The statement “My classes have been taught from a biblical worldview” earned a perfect 5-star ranking from students. The remaining statements earned scores of 4.56 to 4.65, including:

  • Cedarville University has helped me grow in my walk with Christ.
  • Cedarville academics are marked by excellence.
  • My professors have demonstrated care for me as a person.
  • My academic program is preparing me well for a career.

As a university, we are encouraged that students affirmed what we’ve always known to be true: Cedarville is doing a great job of providing excellent academics in submission to biblical authority.

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Posted in Academics Spiritual Growth Why Christ Centered Higher Education?

Checklist for Choosing a College

September 11, 2019

collegebound signChoosing a college will most likely be the biggest decision your son or daughter has made so far. It can be an overwhelming — but not impossible — decision. In today's post, Matt Dearden, Director of Admissions at Cedarville, offers Five Words of Wisdom for walking through the college decision process with your son or daughter.

We will be praying along with you this year as you work through this incredible, life-changing decision. Please don't hesitate to contact us if we can help in any way!

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Posted in Admissions Campus Visit Spiritual Growth Why Christ Centered Higher Education?

Celebrating Record Enrollment, God's Working in Students' Lives!

September 9, 2019

Getting Started 2015The 2019–20 academic year is off to a great start! More than 1,100 freshmen and transfer students participated in Getting Started Weekend August 16–18, kicking off the academic year and their Cedarville experience. Cedarville now has 4,380 undergraduate, graduate, and College Now (high school dual enrollment) students — our largest enrollment ever.

As with every year, Cedarville started the semester with the Fall Bible Conference. This year we welcomed Dean Inserra, Lead Pastor of City Church in Tallahassee, Florida, as the conference speaker. Dean themed his messages “The Process,” focusing on 1 Corinthians 2:9-3:3. He challenged students to continue in Christian growth and maturity, highlighting clear markers that indicate if we are advancing through the process. What a great way to start the year! (To watch any of the conference sessions, visit our chapel archive.)

Giving students the opportunity to sit under the teaching of nationally recognized Bible speakers, as well as challenging them with highly regarded academic programs, sets Cedarville University apart! As you guide your student through the college search process, discuss the importance of higher education with a biblical worldview and how it can impact them. Visit us to see the difference a rigorous academic program delivered in an authentic Christian community can make.

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Posted in Admissions Campus Visit Spiritual Growth Why Christ Centered Higher Education?

Visit Cedarville This Fall!

September 6, 2019

Fall at CedarvilleFall will soon be here and it is a great time to visit Cedarville — the morning air is getting crisp, leaves will soon turn orange and red, and campus is bustling with activities. From theatre productions to athletic events, there is always something happening! And, the best way to discover if Cedarville is right for your student is to visit and see all that we have to offer.

There is still plenty of time to plan your visit to Cedarville University this fall. Consider attending a CU Friday, our most popular visit option, on September 20, October 11, or November 8.

At a CU Friday, you and your student will:

  • Meet an admissions counselor at the welcome reception.
  • Hear from Dr. White, our president.
  • Attend a chapel service and sit in on a class.
  • Enjoy a complimentary lunch in our dining hall.
  • Discover how Career Services will help your student identify career goals, find internships, and get a job.
  • Learn about financial aid and ways to make Cedarville affordable for your family.
  • Speak with faculty members about opportunities in your student's professional field.
  • Check out the academic and student life fair to learn more about the majors, ministries, and activities that interest your student.

Register online now and plan to join us for an upcoming CU Friday. These information-packed visit days are the perfect way to get to know Cedarville.

Can't make it to a CU Friday? Schedule a personalized visit this fall, and we'll plan a day of activities just for you.

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Posted in Admissions Campus Visit