Sterling College

country rank  907
world rank  2378

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Established in 1887, Sterling College is a non-profit private multidisciplinary higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the medium town of Sterling (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Kansas. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Sterling College (SC) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Presbyterian religion. Sterling College (SC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 133 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. SC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym SC
Founded 1887
Colours Crimson, navy and silver gray

University Location

Address 125 W. Cooper
Sterling
67579 Kansas
United States
Tel +1 (620) 278 2173
Fax +1 (620) 278 4418

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office 125 W. Cooper
Sterling 67579-0098
(620) 2784275
800 346 1017

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 500-999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar 4-1-4
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Christian-Presbyterian Christian-Presbyterian Presbyterian Church (USA) - www.pcusa.org

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Basic Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
2000 Classification Baccalaureate Colleges--General
Size & Setting Four-year, very small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Exclusively undergraduate four-year
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, inclusive, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, no graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Sterling College's Library
Sterling College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 58,049 physical volumes, 2,539 physical media and 55 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Sterling College provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 635 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Kansas State Department Board of Education (KSDE)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU)
  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)
  • Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC)
  • Kansas Independent College Association and Kansas Independent College Fund
  • (KICA/KICF)
  • Kansas Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (KACTE)
  • Kansas Association for Private Colleges of Teacher Education (KAPCOTE)
  • Kansas Independent College Association (KICA)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

Academic Structure

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