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; 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.

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