Profile

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: 1,110 undergraduate, 456 graduate (Fall 2020)

STUDENT/FACULTY: 12:1 (undergraduate)

FACULTY PH.D.: 84% of full time faculty hold terminal degrees in their field*

FALL 2020 ENTERING CLASS: Average ACT Composite 23.15; HS GPA 3.46

FINANCIAL AID: More than $35 million distributed in 2020-2021; 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: 19,730; 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”

*This number represents full-time faculty as reported and does not include such faculty members as the Dean of Education, librarians, or anyone on leave.