About The College

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; 10 graduate education programs

ENROLLMENT:  961 undergraduate, 647 graduate (Fall 2018)

STUDENT/FACULTY: 11:1 (undergraduate)

FACULTY PH.D.: 94% hold terminal degrees in their field

FALL 2017 ENTERING CLASS: Average ACT Composite 23.64; HS GPA 3.41

FINANCIAL AID: More than $28 million distributed in 2018-2019; extensive program of endowed and college-funded grants and scholarships

ATHLETICS: NAIA, Mid-South Conference, 21 inter-collegiate sports teams, plus cheerleading, dance, fishing, and co-ed archery

ALUMNI: 19, 254; 50 states, the District of Columbia, U.S. Territories and 42 foreign countries represented

DISTINCTIONS: U.S. News and World Report’s America’s Best Colleges, also recognized among the “Best Online Graduate Education Programs”; America’s 100 Best College Buys®; America’s Best Christian Colleges®; Colleges of Distinction; Washington Monthly’s Best Liberal Arts Colleges; identified as a “Hidden Gem” on ACTA’s “What Will They Learn?” website for strong core curriculum; member, Southern University Conference.

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