41%

Acceptance Rate

$16,016

Avg.Financial Aid

001945

FAFSA Code

About Sterling College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

651

Website

www.sterling.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

125 W. Cooper

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 6202782173
Fax: 6202784412
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Rankings

To tackle the tough decision of choosing the right university, the ranking of a particular college helps the student in clearing their doubts regarding where they want to apply. When it comes to the ranking of a college or any educational institution, the more information a student has, the better. The ranking of a college helps a student in many ways. It helps them overcome the confusion of which university/college is good for them and also other prospects. Before taking admission, a student assesses their chosen college on various factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, and their experience, among others. Notably, for the rankings, the two publications, US News and Forbes, are trusted everywhere. However, it is to be noted that Sterling College does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest ranking by these two publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

41%

SAT Range

930 - 1070

ACT Range

17 - 23

Application Fee

$25

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Admission to SC is moderately difficult. However, the university is selective in taking in students. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $25, as part of the admission process at SC. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 920-1050, it would improve her chances. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 18 might also given admission but the average ACT score at Sterling College is 20. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 125 W. Cooper, Sterling, Kansas 67579. To gather more information, they can call them at (620) 278-2173.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$20,061

Average Annual Cost

$25,000

Books And Supplies

$1,200

Other Fees

$1,000

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$8,506

Budget For Other Expenses

$1,600

Total One Year Cost

$37,306

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to SC. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $40,787. The average annual tuition cost ($27,300), books and supplies ($1,220), room and boarding ($8,442), and budget for other expenses ($3,516) are all included in this cost. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

10:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

50%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Four-one-four plan

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

51%

Male Professors

49%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

27 Graduates

Business, Management, Marketing, an...

22 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

17 Graduates

Psychology, General

15 Graduates

Biology, General

10 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

8 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

8 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

7 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

7 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

6 Graduates

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

6 Graduates

History

4 Graduates

Music

4 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

3 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

3 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

2 Graduates

Statistics

2 Graduates

Chemistry

1 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

648

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

40%

Full-time

86%

Part-time

14%

Students Gender

Male

57%

US National: 44%

Female

43%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

61% White

1% Unknown

16% Black

16% Hispanic

1% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

2% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

6%

Unknown Location

46%

Out Of State

45%

In State

3%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$58,016 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 97% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

97%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$3,150/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,356/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,356/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Warriors/Lady Warriors

School Colors

navy blue, red, and silver

Varsity Athletics Association

NAIA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conf

Total Male Athletes

285

Total Female Athletes

136

Intramural Sports

7

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

No

Campus Emergency Phones

No

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

No

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. At SC, $8,442 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The students at Sterling College have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $5,356 per year. The college has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include mobile campus emergency alert. The college has enrolled around 58% male and 42% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$30,500/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$35,700/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$22,615

$26,220

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$235 - 272

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$16,016

Students Receiving Federal Grants

54%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,231

Students Receiving State Aid

26%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,826

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$12,987

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$18,389

$30K - $48K

$16,851

$48K - $75K

$14,915

$75K - $110K

$15,342

> $110K

$13,338

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$2,825,133

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$652,130

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at SC to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. At the college, the average federal grant comes to be around $4,730, whereas the financial aid is $13,937. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $3,679 as well as institutional aid worth $13,937. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Sterling College amount to $2,825,133 per annum. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded in a year total $652,130.

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