Overview

Applicants
4,129
Acceptance Rate
78%
Average HS GPA
2.75

GPA Breakdown

3%
Over 3.75
5%
3.50 - 3.74
6%
3.25 - 3.49
12%
3.00 - 3.24
41%
2.50 - 2.99
32%
2.00 - 2.49
1%
1.00 - 1.99

Test Scores

SAT Reading
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
360 - 460
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
360 - 460
ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
14 - 18

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores

Selectivity Rating

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
17:1
Total Faculty
189
with Terminal Degree
97

111
Minority
96
Women
93
Men
8
International

Most frequent class size
20 - 29
Most frequent lab / sub section size
2 - 9

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
13%
Graduate in 5 years
25%
Graduate in 6 years
33%

Majors

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General

  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

  • Accounting
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce

  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Information Science/Studies

  • Education

  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Education, General
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Social Studies Teacher Education

  • Engineering

  • Computer Engineering, General

  • English Language and Literature/Letters

  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Speech and Rhetorical Studies

  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences

  • Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

  • History

  • History, General

  • Mathematics and Statistics

  • Mathematics, General

  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Gerontology

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other

  • Physical Sciences

  • Chemistry, General
  • Physics, General

  • Psychology

  • Psychology, General

  • Security and Protective Services

  • Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other

  • Social Sciences

  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Sociology

  • Visual and Performing Arts

  • Music Performance, General


Degrees

Bachelor's
Master's

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Internships
Opportunities at School

Internship

Prominent Alumni


Bernard Goodman
Health Care Administrator/Consultant

Madelyn Squire
Federal Court Lawyer

Shirlyon J. McWhorter
Florida County Judge

Lee Rhyant
General Manager, Lockheed Martin

John Day
NASA Physicist

Kevin M. James
District Superintendent, United Methodist Church

John Chaney
Retired Basketball Coach

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
13%
Graduate in 5 years
25%
Graduate in 6 years
33%

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Internships
Opportunities at School

Internship

ROI & Outcomes


Colleges that Create Futures

Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Apr 1

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$6,345

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$6,603

Average Need-Based Loan
$3,505

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$32,500

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
84%

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$8,360

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
$11,792
Required Fees
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$850

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
$1,500
Transportation for Commuters
$1,300

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Nursing Scholarships
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships
Need-Based United Negro College Fund

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

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

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
3,093
Out of State
30%

International
Foreign Countries Represented
25

Demographics

58% female
42% male
30% are out of state
95% are full time
5% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
54%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

First-Year Students living on campus
92%

Campus Environment
Suburban

Housing Options

Dorms Female
Dorms Male
Other

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
40
Number of Honor Societies
9

Number of Social Sororities
4
Number of Religious Organizations
2

3% join a fraternity
5% join a sorority

Sports

Athletic Division
Division I

Men's Sports (Wildcats)
8 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Football
Golf
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Women's Sports (Wildcats)
8 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Golf
Softball
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services


Army ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: Embry Riddle Aeronautical Univ.
Air Force ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: Embry Riddle Aeronautical Univ.

Sustainability


Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
12

Average Number of PC's per Lab
30

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
Yes

Student Web Pages Permitted
Yes

Student Web Pages Provided
Yes

Partnerships with Technology Companies
Yes

Online Class Registration Available
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Undergraduates that Own Computers
40%

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
student discount, education discounts (state and consortia)

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
No

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
No

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Yvonne Gathers
Office Manager Admissions

Address
Admissions Office
640 Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard
Daytona Beach, FL 321143099

Phone
3864812612

Email
gathers@cookman.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Bethune Foundation (the Founder's Home)
Bethune Performing Arts Center
Bethune Fine Arts studio and Gallery
Swisher Library Archives and Exhibit Rooms
Heyn Memorial Chapel (White Hall)

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Daytona Beach Boardwalk
Daytona Beach Museum of Arts and Sciences
Halifax Bowling Lane
Volusia Mall
Beach Street Downtown

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Varies
Average Length: Varies

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
No

Information Sessions
Available

Times
Year-around

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Advance Notice
1 week

Contact Email Address for Visit
www.bethune.cookman.edu

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Limitations
Day visits only

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Taxis, Votran city buses, Amtrack (20 miles), Daytona Beach International Airport, Grayhound Buslines

Driving Instructions to Campus
Take Interstate 95 to Daytona Beach, Exit 261 (northbound) or 261A (southbound) to US 92 (International Speedway Blvd.) Head 4.5 miles east. Turn left on Lincoln St, then right on Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd.

Local Accommodations
Various hotels and motels in five mile radius