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Covenant College

Lookout Mountain, GA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate89%
Acceptance Rate89%

About Covenant College

Located on Lookout Mountain, GA and founded in 1955, Covenant College offers a distinctly Christian liberal arts education. Through the integration of faith and learning, a Covenant education is spiritually nourishing and academically challenging, equipping students with the skills and experiences they need to lead successful lives and careers. THE COVENANT ASCENT We engage the entire student through Academic Excellence, Spiritual Formation, and Professional Development. Be developed for your professional calling in an academically rigorous environment, and equipped to be a change-agent in your career, church, family, and community. COMMUNITY Grounded in tradition and a time-tested theological heritage, the Covenant community includes classmates, faculty, staff, and alumni who are all eager to help you succeed, shaped by a unifying love that stems from the gospel. ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE We offer a challenging yet rewarding education guided by Christian faculty who earned doctorates from some of the most prestigious universities in the nation and world, preparing you for both graduate school and the workforce. SPIRITUAL FORMATION We believe true spiritual growth comes from encountering Jesus as a community. From chapel to the classroom, from residence halls to the athletic fields, students find transformative spiritual enrichment throughout their Covenant experience. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Covenant’s professional training complements your education so you can enter the working world with the confidence and skills needed to succeed. The Center for Calling & Career (CCC) prepares you to enter the working world, helping with everything from resume writing to interview preparation, and assisting students in finding college internships and jobs after graduation. LIFE & CAREER The Covenant Ascent helps clarify your calling in God's world preparing, you to succeed in future academic endeavors, to grow in relationship with the Lord throughout your entire life, and to thrive in whatever career the Lord calls you to.

Covenant College is a private, religious college in the suburb of Lookout Mountain, Georgia. Covenant College was founded in 1955. The college enrolls around 914 students per year, including 872 undergrad students.

Covenant College Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Covenant College. Covenant College admitted 89% of all applicants in 2022. In 2022, 703 out of 794 total applicants were accepted.

Covenant College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 89%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.7
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 27%

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Covenant College is located in the town of Lookout Mountain, Georgia,.

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Covenant College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Mar 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Mar 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Covenant College is Mar 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Covenant College is Mar 1.

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Covenant College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1090 - 1290


Math SAT Range

520 - 640


Reading SAT Range

550 - 660

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The median SAT score for Covenant College students is 1235. Applicants with SAT scores of 1290 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Covenant College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1090 to 1290 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1090 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Covenant College.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Covenant College is like? There are approximately 914 students enrolled at Covenant College, including 872 undergraduate students and 42 graduate students. 92% percent of students attend school full-time, 30% percent are from GA and 70% percent of students are from other states.


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