Overview

Applicants
Acceptance Rate
Average HS GPA
3.38

Test Scores


Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Standardized Test Scores

Selectivity Rating

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
14:1
Total Faculty
78
with Terminal Degree
49


Most frequent lab / sub section size
2 - 9

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Infinity
Graduate in 5 years
Infinity
Graduate in 6 years

Majors

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Botany/Plant Biology
  • Zoology/Animal Biology

  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Business/Corporate Communications
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Insurance
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Management Science, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Merchandising and Buying Operations

  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

  • Computer and Information Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology

  • Education

  • Art Teacher Education
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Computer Teacher Education
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Health Teacher Education
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Reading Teacher Education
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor

  • English Language and Literature/Letters

  • English Language and Literature, General

  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences

  • Work and Family Studies

  • Foreign languages, literatures, and Linguistics

  • Spanish Language and Literature

  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences

  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Nursing Studies
  • Pre-Pharmacy Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies

  • History

  • History, General

  • Legal Professions and Studies

  • Pre-Law Studies

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities

  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

  • Mathematics and Statistics

  • Mathematics, General

  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

  • Health and Physical Education, General
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies

  • Philosophy
  • Religion/Religious Studies

  • Physical Sciences

  • Chemistry, General

  • Psychology

  • Psychology, General

  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions

  • Social Work
  • Social Work, Other

  • Social Sciences

  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Sociology

  • Theology and Religious Vocations

  • Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies
  • Theology/Theological Studies
  • Youth Ministry

  • Visual and Performing Arts

  • Acting
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Digital Arts
  • Directing and Theatrical Production
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Drawing
  • Fashion/Apparel Design
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Graphic Design
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music, General
  • Painting
  • Piano and Organ
  • Sculpture
  • Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
  • Theatre/Theatre Arts Management
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General
  • Voice and Opera


Degrees

Bachelor's
Diploma
Master's

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

Notable Faculty

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Infinity
Graduate in 5 years
Infinity
Graduate in 6 years

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

ROI & Outcomes


Colleges that Create Futures

Dates

Application Deadlines

Required Forms

FAFSA
State Aid

Financial Aid Statistics


Financial aid provided to international students
No

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
$16,854
Required Fees
$800
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$600

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters

On-Campus Room and Board
$5,900
Comprehensive Fee
$23,000

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based State Scholarships

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
FFEL PLUS loans
FFEL Subsidized Stafford Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
No

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
1,224
Foreign Countries Represented
20

Demographics

57% female
43% male
35% are out of state
88% are full time
12% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
80%
Help finding off-campus housing
No

First-Year Students living on campus

Campus Environment
Rural

Housing Options

Apartment Married
Apartment Single
Disabled Student
Dorms Female
Dorms Male

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
45
Number of Honor Societies
9

Number of Social Sororities
5
Number of Religious Organizations
5

5% join a fraternity
7% join a sorority

Sports

Athletic Division
Division II

Men's Sports (Lions)
10 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Tennis
Track Field Outdoor
Women's Sports (Lady Lions)
10 Sports

Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services


Sustainability


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
18

Average Number of PC's per Lab
468

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
No

Student Web Pages Permitted
Yes

Student Web Pages Provided
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
Yes

Online Class Registration Available
Yes

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
No

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Susan Bryson
Campus Visit Coordinator

Address
Office of Admissions
PO Box 370
Mars Hill, NC 28754

Phone
828-689-1201


Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Wren Student Union
The Loft
The Ice Cream Shoppe
Cafeteria
Gym

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Wolf Laurel Ski Resort
Biltmore Estate
Blue Ridge Parkway
French Broad River - rafting
Asheville mall

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Average Length: 2 hours

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Not Available

Times

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Contact Email Address for Visit
admissions@mhc.edu

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Asheville Airport -Asheville, NC (35 minutes from campus). Greyhound Bus Station in Ashville (25 minutes from campus). Transportation to and from campus to airport or bus station is available by taxi or through campus police for a fee.

Driving Instructions to Campus
http://www.mhc.edu/location.asp

Local Accommodations
The Comfort Inn is moderately priced and is located in Mars Hill. A Days Inn is located 20 minutes away in Asheville.