Pillar College: Review & Facts

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Pillar College is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 425 students enrolled. This school was founded in 2001 and is one of the 5 colleges located in Newark, New Jersey.

Pillar College is affiliated with Wesleyan Church.

Academic Offerings

Pillar College will give you the option to receive an associate's degree or bachelor's degree.

Pillar College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 5 majors. The most popular concentrations are Theology and Religion, Psychology, Business, Management, and Communication and Journalism. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.

Student Retention
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Pillar College is low at 54% (way below New Jersey average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
The graduation rate at Pillar College is average - 67%. About 20% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Pillar College is good: 10:1. Read more information about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans

Tuition and fees per year
Average tuition cost is fairly high, around $18,900 annually. The additional fees at Pillar College beyond tuition are nearly $600; which totals $19,500 a year.

Read the details about Pillar College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information

According to recent data, 83 applications were submitted and 33 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to get admitted at this school.

The college might accept dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

Dual Credits
The undergraduate application fee at Pillar College is $50.00.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Pillar College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (973) 803-5000 or check Pillar College Website.

Opportunities and Services

Pillar College offers a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

At the present moment, there is no on-campus housing at Pillar College.

Based on the college crime information, Pillar College seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Pillar College Location and Maps

Post Address: Pillar College, 60 Park Place, Suite 701, Newark, New Jersey 07102, USA
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