Mars Hill University
|County||Buncombe County, NC|
|Title IV Eligible||Yes|
|Carnegie Classification||Associate of Arts Colleges|
|Institution Level||4 or more years|
|Institution Control||Private, for profit|
|Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
|94 staff||115 staff|
|Total Enrollment||1,370 students||1,633 students|
|# Full-Time Students||1,255 students||1,434 students|
|# Part-Time Students||115 students||137 students|
|# Undergraduate Students||1,351 students||1,507 students|
|# Graduate Students||19 students||129 students|
|% American Indian/Alaskan||2%||1%|
|% Two or more races||3%||2%|
|Finances and Admission|
|In-State Tuition Fees
|Out-State Tuition Fees
|SAT Reading (25-75%)||410-520||450-570|
|SAT Math (25-75%)||430-530||460-573|
|ACT English (25-75%)||15-22||19-25|
|ACT Math (25-75%)||17-24||18-25|
|ACT Composite (25-75%)||17-22||20-25|
- The University offers 5 degrees (B.A., B.S., B.M., B.F.A., and B.S.W.), 30 majors (with 61 concentrations), and 33 minors. MHU's student-to-teacher ratio is 16. Average class size for first-year courses is approximately 22 students, while the average for major curriculum courses is approximately 15. MHU competes in 18 at the NCAA Division II level (see below for details). The university also has 43 clubs and organizations.
- MHU also offers a Masters of Elementary Education
- Mars Hill University acknowledges the inter-relatedness of its academic program and its extracurricular activities and affirms the belief that learning takes place in all experiences of daily living, not just in the classroom. The Student Life program encompasses housing, student government, student activities, counseling, health care, orientation, student organizations, and campus police.
- Mars Hill University is located in one of the most beautiful and healthful regions of the Eastern United States, the mountains of Western North Carolina. Located in a small town surrounded by mountains, rivers, woods, and all the outdoor activities they offer, the college's environment offers ample opportunity for study and reflection.
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