FOUNDED: Chartered in 1829
LOCATION: 400 E. College St., Georgetown, Kentucky 40324
CAMPUS: 104 acres, nine academic buildings of which three are updated antebellum structures, fifteen residence halls, and five apartment-style buildings
TYPE: Baccalaureate-Arts and Sciences Focus; residential; a Christian college in the Baptist tradition
CALENDAR: Two fifteen-week regular semesters, two optional mini-terms; undergraduate five-week summer sessions; seven-week graduate sub-sessions*
DEGREES/MAJORS: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Master of Arts; more than 30 regular majors, unique area majors, plus dual-degree and pre-professional programs; accredited Master of Arts in Education; certification and endorsement specialty areas for initial and advanced teacher preparation.
ENROLLMENT: 987 undergraduate, 501 graduate (Fall 2019)
STUDENT/FACULTY: 11:1 (undergraduate)
FACULTY PH.D.: 85% hold terminal degrees in their field
FALL 2019 ENTERING CLASS: Average ACT Composite 23.65; HS GPA 3.53
FINANCIAL AID: More than $30 million distributed in 2019-2020; extensive program of endowed and college-funded grants and scholarships
ATHLETICS: NAIA, Mid-South Conference, 23 inter-collegiate sports teams, plus cheerleading, dance, fishing, and co-ed archery
ALUMNI: 19, 410; 50 states, the District of Columbia, U.S. Territories and 42 foreign countries represented
DISTINCTIONS: U.S. News and World Report’s Best Colleges, “Top Performers on Social Mobility”; Zippia, “Best College for Jobs in Kentucky”; Niche, “Best Value Colleges in Kentucky”
*Due to the COVIID-19 pandemic, the normal fifteen-week semester has been split into two 7 and a 1/2 week subsessions for the 2020-2021 academic year.