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  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    B-
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Campus
    B
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    C+
  7. Professors
    B
  8. Location
    B
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    B-
  11. Student Life
    B
  12. Safety
    B
Brevard is a private, Christian college located in Brevard, North Carolina in the Asheville Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 693 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Brevard acceptance rate is 42%. Popular majors include Business, Psychology, and Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies. Graduating 46% of students, Brevard alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $24,300.
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
South Atlantic Conference
Address
1 Brevard College Dr.
Brevard, NC 28712

Brevard College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
42%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
850-1050
ACT Range
17-22
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action

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Cost

Net Price
$20,864/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $16,876/ year
  • $30-48k
    $17,835/ year
  • $49-75k
    $20,224/ year
  • $76-110k
    $24,007/ year
  • $110k+
    $25,078/ year
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Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
100%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.10 responses
57%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.14 responses
50%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.14 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
693Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
2%
Pell Grant
50%
Varsity Athletes
54%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 9 responses
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  • Athlete or hippy
    56%
  • Happy everyone seems to enjoy the college
    33%
  • Emotional, Verbally or Sexually abusive
    11%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
92%
Poll
75%
of students say they don't have Greek life.12 responses
Poll
53%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.19 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 7 responses
Report
  • Unique
    57%
  • Awesome!!
    14%
  • Lowkey, but Boss
    14%
  • Useless
    14%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$29,100/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
46%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
83%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.6 responses
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Brevard may have been expensive but almost half of my tuition was paid for from scholarships before I even stepped foot on the campus. It is a welcoming community with a different approach to academics. Experiential education makes a difference and works well with small class sizes. The professors here genuinely care about their students and you will never feel like just a number here. There are numerous clubs, activities, and ways to be involved on campus and in the community. If you are looking for small class sizes, personal relationships with professors, a welcoming community, a place in the mountains, emphasis on the outdoors, and a place to grow and explore your interests while also getting a quality education with a large networking community then Brevard is the place for you!
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While Brevard might seem very small and earthy, it is certainly the place I never thought I would call home. With the class sizes being remarkably small, you are able to build a relationship and bond with your professors to ensure you are doing your best and getting the best education. With a variety of different events rapidly occurring at Brevard, you could never get bored. Beyond the beautiful environment that surrounds us and our amazing school, the people are what really brings everyone together. Unlike most universities, I have a relationship with my peers, professors, faculty and more. This relationship and kindness that is all throughout Brevard as a whole could never match to another. Everyone I have ever meet has only been kind and helpful to one another. The community of the town of Brevard and Brevard college come together for many events and bring joy to all. I could never imagine going anywhere else.
My time at Brevard has been filled with new friends, caring professors, and a wonderful education. There is always something new to learn or experience, and the professors are always ready to help. There are so many resources and people that will lead to a successful college career. The campus is small, and all the students are connected. There is always something to do or some activity to participate in, and when there is nothing on campus fun can be found in other areas around the Brevard area.