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Mars Hill University
  • 4 Year
  • MARS HILL, NC

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  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

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Mars Hill is a private university located in Mars Hill, North Carolina in the Asheville Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 987 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Mars Hill acceptance rate is 63%. Popular majors include Business, Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration, and Social Work and Youth Services. Graduating 30% of students, Mars Hill alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $28,400.

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

Mars Hill University Rankings

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Mars Hill Admissions

Acceptance Rate
63%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
940-1130
ACT Range
18-23
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$14,967 / 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
$29,126 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
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

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Majors

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
    10%
  • On Campus
    90%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
987 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
55
Undergrads Over 25
5%
Pell Grant
64%
Varsity Athletes
45%
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
88%
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%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$31,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
30%
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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