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Measuring Cedarville's ROI (Return on Investment)

April 27, 2016

Photo of bound stacks of money with college degree and tassel on top

As high school seniors and their parents sit down to finalize a college decision before the May 1 deadline, one topic is nearly always part of the discussion: cost.

While many universities — including Cedarville — are taking intentional steps to make a college education more affordable, parents are increasingly looking at job placement rates in order to weigh an institution’s benefits against its costs in an effort to decide whether or not a considerable investment is worthwhile.

Cedarville's placement rates continue to be impressive. In a six-month post-graduation final destination survey, 97.2% of Cedarville's class of 2015 reported being employed or in graduate school during that time period. That's well above the national averages reported by the National Association of Colleges and Employers, which has reported an average of 88% over the last five years.

But don't just take our word for it. Read today's post and you'll hear what parents are saying about their children's experience at Cedarville, and why they think Cedarville is worth the investment.


P.S. If your student has been accepted to Cedarville for fall 2016, be sure to submit your $250 reservation deposit by May 1 to ensure a place in the incoming class.

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Posted in Academics Affordability Careers Financial Aid Why Christ Centered Higher Education?

Does College Choice Influence Students' Sexual Behavior?

April 20, 2016

couple holding handsWhere students choose to attend college may have a big impact on their sexual behavior during those critical four years.  As Dannah Gresh — founder of Pure Freedom ministries and a Cedarville alumna — explains in a recent blog post, every college provides moral guidance for its students, but the kind of moral guidance will differ greatly for each institution. Dannah gives alarming statistics about sexual behaviors on secular college campuses and the rampant “hook-up" culture that exists there.

At Cedarville University, we want to be different. We are committed to an approach to sexuality and moral purity that reflects biblical values. Your son or daughter will be surrounded by faculty, staff, and fellow students who love the Lord and seek to honor Him with all aspects of their life.


P.S. If your student has been accepted to Cedarville for Fall 2016, be sure to submit your $250 reservation deposit by May 1 to ensure a place in the incoming class.

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

From a Parent's Perspective (Video Resource)

April 15, 2016

What do parents of Cedarville University students have to say about their child's education? What is their experience as parents? Watch the video below to hear from other parents who currently have students attending Cedarville University!

Thoughts From Parents


P.S. If your student has been accepted to Cedarville for Fall 2016, be sure to make your reservation deposit by May 1 to ensure his or her place in the incoming class.

Posted in Academics Spiritual Growth Why Christ Centered Higher Education?

Students Growing in a Local Church

April 11, 2016

Photo of Church BuildingCedarville University is privileged to care for the growth of some of the best university-aged students on our planet — including your son or daughter. We take this charge very seriously.

One of the elements in the spiritual growth dynamic here at Cedarville is seeing to it, as best we are able, that each student connects with a local church. The years of their academic training could leave them separated from any type of effective fellowship with the body of Christ, except for what takes place within the boundaries of our campus. Chapel is exciting and distinctive to a Cedarville education, but it does not take the place of the local church.

Read today's post to see the top-10 churches that Cedarville students attend and to learn how Cedarville encourages local church involvement, now and for the life of our students.


Dr White Speaking in ChapelP.S. In today's culture of consumerism and a "bigger is better" mindset, Cedarville is equipping students who will value what God is doing in and through the local church. Two weeks ago, as part of our president's “We Believe” series in chapel, Dr. Thomas White challenged students to be producers and not consumers, investing their time, talents, and resources in a local church. Tragically, many in their generation are turning away from the local church for a variety of reasons. Our goal is to break that trend, emphasizing that Jesus instituted the church as the primary means for accomplishing His great work on earth. Watch a short video clip from Dr. White's message now ...

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