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Mars Hill University
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  • 4 Year
  • MARS HILL, NC

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade C+
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
    grade C
  10. Campus Food
    grade C
  11. Student Life
    grade C+
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

About

100 ATHLETIC ST
MARS HILL, NC 28754
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
South Atlantic Conference
From Mars Hill University

Mars Hill University is a private, four-year liberal arts institution located in the beautiful mountains of western North Carolina. We are a community of caring people who help you:

-Thrive on a safe and diverse campus, where you are seen for your true potential.

-Prepare to build a life that brings joy as well as purpose.

-Find your place in the world by exploring your interests and passions.

-Move mountains and transform lives, starting—but

-not ending—with your own.

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Mars Hill University Rankings

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

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
67%
SAT Range
940-1130
ACT Range
18-23
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
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Cost

Net Price
$18,195 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$26,761 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
85%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 26 responses
68%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 34 responses
70%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 33 responses

Majors

Judge-McRae School of Nursing

academic spotlight

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) program equips students with knowledge, skills, and professional dispositions to provide innovative health care across the lifespan. Our modern facility features a simulation lab with 5 high fidelity mannikins that represent patients across the lifespan— from infant to adult and a 10 bed skills lab.

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
1
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    56%
  • On Campus
    40%
  • Online
    4%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
963 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
56
Undergrads Over 25
5%
Pell Grant
69%
Varsity Athletes
42%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 26 responses
  • Athlete
    58%
  • Spontaneous and extroverted
    23%
  • Doing enough to get by
    15%
  • Outgoing
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
90%
Poll
58%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 43 responses
Poll
52%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 48 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 27 responses
  • Small and expensive
    74%
  • Beautiful and Educational
    19%
  • Strict
    4%
  • Underrated
    4%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$31,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
35%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
85%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 20 responses

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