Mid-Atlantic Christian University

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University Overview

Founded in 1948, Mid-Atlantic Christian University is a non-profit private specialized higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Elizabeth City (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), North Carolina. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Mid-Atlantic Christian University (MACU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: under-250 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Restorationist religion. Mid-Atlantic Christian University (MACU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 72 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. MACU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym MACU
Founded 1948
Motto Set for the Defense of the Gospel
Colours Green and white

University Location

Address 715 N Poindexter Street
Elizabeth City
27909-4054 North Carolina
United States
Tel +1 (252) 334 2000
Fax +1 (252) 334 2071

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
Not reported
International
students
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
Not reported

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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 required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is neither required nor recommended
- Recommendations are required
- 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 715 North Poindexter Street
Elizabeth City 27909
(252) 334 2028
800 722 8980

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment under-250
Academic Staff under-50
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Restorationist Christian-Restorationist Christian Churches and Churches of Christ

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Basic Classification Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions
2000 Classification Theological seminaries and other specialized faith-related institutions
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 Professions focus, no graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Mid-Atlantic Christian University's Library
Mid-Atlantic Christian University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 34,464 physical volumes, 2,819 physical media and 8 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Mid-Atlantic Christian University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 256 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1999


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE), Commission on Accreditation


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Small College Athletic Association (NSCAA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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