Mars Hill College
|County||Madison County, NC|
|Title IV Eligible||Yes|
|Carnegie Classification||Baccalaureate (Liberal Arts) Colleges II|
|Institution Level||4 or more years|
|Institution Control||Private, non-profit|
|Full-Time Undergraduate||1,201 students|
|Part-Time Undergraduate||107 students|
|Total Enrollment||1,308 students|
|Total Dormitory Capacity||900 students|
|% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid||99%|
|% Students Receiving Federal Grants||43%|
|Avg. Amount Of Federal Grants Received||$3,029|
|% Students Receiving State/Local Grants||53%|
|Avg. Amount Of State/Local Grants Received||$3,449|
|% Students Receiving Institutional Grants||97%|
|Avg. Amount Of Institutional Grants Received||$6,985|
|% Students Receiving Loans||70%|
|Avg. Amount Of Loan Received||$3,704|
- The college offers 5 degrees (B.A., B.S., B.M., B.F.A., and B.S.W.), 30 majors (with 61 concentrations), and 33 minors. MHC'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. MHC competes in 18 at the NCAA Division II level (see below for details). The college also has 43 clubs and organizations.
- Mars Hill College 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 College 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.
- The college is affiliated with the North Carolina Baptist Convention.
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