Overview

Applicants
939
Acceptance Rate
75%
Average HS GPA
3.30

GPA Breakdown

33%
Over 3.75
20%
3.50 - 3.74
14%
3.25 - 3.49
14%
3.00 - 3.24
15%
2.50 - 2.99
3%
2.00 - 2.49
1%
1.00 - 1.99

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SAT & ACT Test Scores

SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
360 - 580
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
440 - 540
ACT Composite Scores
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
20 - 25

Testing Policies


ACT Writing Policy
ACT with or without Writing accepted

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores
Application Essay
Recommendation(s)
Non-Academic

Character / Personal Qualities
Religious Affiliation / Commitment

Selectivity Rating


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Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
13:1
Total Faculty
127
with Terminal Degree
35

76
Men
51
Women
8
Minority
2
International

Most frequent class size
10 - 19
Most frequent lab / sub section size
2 - 9

Graduation Rates

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

Majors

  • BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES.

  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
  • Environmental Biology.

  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Accounting.
  • Business Administration and Management, General.
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other.
  • Finance, General.
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce.
  • Management Information Systems, General.
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General.

  • COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

  • Journalism.
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies.
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric.

  • EDUCATION.

  • Biology Teacher Education.
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching.
  • Education, General.
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities.
  • Elementary Education and Teaching.
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
  • History Teacher Education.
  • Mathematics Teacher Education.
  • Music Teacher Education.
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
  • Social Studies Teacher Education.
  • Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.

  • FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES.

  • Human Development and Family Studies, General.

  • FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS.

  • Spanish Language and Literature.

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

  • Pre-Dentistry Studies.
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies.

  • HISTORY.

  • History, General.

  • LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES.

  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies.

  • MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES.

  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.

  • PSYCHOLOGY.

  • Counseling Psychology.
  • Psychology, General.

  • PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS.

  • Social Work.

  • THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS.

  • Bible/Biblical Studies.
  • Divinity/Ministry.
  • Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology.
  • Pastoral Studies/Counseling.
  • Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other.
  • Theology/Theological Studies.

  • VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS.

  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
  • Music Performance, General.
  • Music Theory and Composition.
  • Music, General.


Degrees

Associate
Bachelor's
Certificate
Diploma
Master's
Terminal Associate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

Notable Faculty


Prominent Alumni


Mark Funderburg
President of Word Distribution

Doug Blease
President of D and W Foods

Joe Slaughter
President of Herff-Jones

Scot McKnight
Author and Professor

Tom Pearce
Michigan State House of Representatives

Jack Horton
Former Michigan State House of Representatives

Graduation Rates

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

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

ROI & Outcomes

Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Feb 15

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$13,016

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$9,798

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,554

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$13,016

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
$19,190
Required Fees
$340
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,000

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters
$1,234

On-Campus Room and Board
$6,500
Comprehensive Fee

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 Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

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

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
Federal Perkins Loans

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

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
1,797
Foreign Countries Represented
15

Demographics

59% female
41% male
16% are out of state
74% are full time
26% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
49%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

First-Year Students living on campus
86%

Campus Environment
Small Urban

Housing Options

Apartment Married
Apartment Single
Disabled Student
Dorms Female
Dorms Male
Theme Housing

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
11
Number of Honor Societies
2

Number of Social Sororities
0
Number of Religious Organizations
1

Sports

Athletic Division
NAIA

Men's Sports (Golden Eagles)
6 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Golf
Soccer
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Women's Sports (Golden Eagles)
8 Sports

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

Student Services

Health

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

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
100

Fee for Network Use
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
Dell Apple

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Enrollment Counselors

Address
1001 E. Beltline NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525

Phone
800-787-9778


Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Corum Student Union
Bernice Hansen Athletic Center
Campus Bookstore Atrium
Faber Hall Seating Area
Gordon Music Hall

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Gerald Ford Museum
Frederik Meijer Gardens
Van Andel Museum
Whitecaps Baseball - 5/3 Park
Griffins Hockey - Van Andel Arena

Campus Tours

Campus Visiting Center
Monday thru Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
800-787-9778

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Varies
Average Length: 1 hour

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
Year-round

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Advance Notice
1 week

Contact Email Address for Visit
david_grube@cornerstone.edu

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Kent County International Airport GRATA (Grand Rapids Area Transit Authority) Greyhound Bus Lines Local taxi cab service

Driving Instructions to Campus
Entering Grand Rapids from the North: US-131(south) to I-96(east) I-96(east) 4 miles to Leonard Street(east) Leonard Street(east) .5 mile to East Beltline Avenue(south) East Beltline(south) .2 mile to 1001 East Beltline(on your right) Entering Grand Rapids from the Northwest: I-96(east) to Leonard Street(east) Leonard Street(east) .5 mile to East Beltline Avenue(south) East Beltline(south) .2 mile to 1001 East Beltline(on your right) Entering Grand Rapids from the South: US-131(north) to I-196(east) I-196(east) to East Beltline Avenue(north) East Beltline(north) .3 mile to 1001 East Beltline(on your left) Entering Grand Rapids from the Southwest: I-196(east) to East Beltline Avenue(north) East Beltline(north) .3 mile to 1001 East Beltline(on your left) Entering Grand Rapids from the East: I-96(west) to East Beltline Avenue(north) East Beltline Avenue .3 miles to 1001 East Beltline Avenue(on your left)

Local Accommodations
Residence Inn Baymont Inn Best Western Econo Lodge Exel Inn


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