Mars Hill University: Review & Facts

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Mars Hill University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,410 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1856 and is the only college located in Mars Hill, North Carolina.

Mars Hill University is affiliated with Baptist Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
32
Fair
At Mars Hill University you can receive your bachelor's degree or master's degree.

Mars Hill University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 32 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Management, Business, Biology, and Social Work. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see program Ratings versus other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
59%
Bad
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Mars Hill University is low at 59% (below North Carolina average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
12 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Mars Hill University is low - 38%. Roughly 40% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Mars Hill University is pretty good: 12:1. Read more information on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$29,500
High
Average tuition prices are very high, about $26,200 per year. The additional fees at Mars Hill University not covered by tuition are around $3,300; this makes it a total of $29,500 annually.

Read the details about Mars Hill University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelihood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
61%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 3,010 applications were submitted and 1,835 were accepted, so it is not very hard to enroll at this school.

Mars Hill University might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants' SAT and ACT test scores at Mars Hill University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,800
Medium
Mars Hill University offers study abroad programs and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Mars Hill University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D-
Unsafe
Mars Hill University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 1,100 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low - around $4,800 a year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Mars Hill University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Mars Hill University appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Mars Hill University Location and Maps



Post Address: Mars Hill University, 100 Athletic St, Mars Hill, North Carolina 28754, USA
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