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Colleges / Culver-Stockton College

Culver-Stockton College

Canton, MO 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate93%
Acceptance Rate93%

About C-SC

Culver-Stockton College Overview

Culver-Stockton College is a private, religious school in the rural setting of Canton, Missouri. C-SC was founded in 1853 and now enrolls around 932 students a year, which includes 879 undergraduate students. C-SC ensures on-campus housing for up to 850 students. The majority of students live on campus, and first year-students are required to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 50% of students stay on-campus and participate in campus events and social life.

📆 Mark your calendar! The final application deadline for Fall 2023 is August 15.

There are many ways for students to get involved at C-SC!

Interested in music or performing? Join a campus band, sing in a chorus, or perform with one of the school's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? C-SC students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Interested in Greek life? C-SC has both fraternities and sororities.

Planning to play sports? C-SC has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at C-SC on the Student Life page.

2022 C-SC Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 93%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.4
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 3%
Tuition $28,700
Percent of Need Met 73.13%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $20,706

Is C-SC a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a better sense of what C-SC offers and if the college could be a good fit for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Culver-Stockton College

It is moderately difficult to get into C-SC. C-SC admitted 93% of all applicants in 2022. Last year, 2,322 students applied to C-SC and 2,170 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at C-SC

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 63% of first-year, full-time undergrads who start at C-SCreturn for the next year. C-SChas a six year graduation rate of 49 for undergrads. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes for C-SC Grads

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. 96% of graduates from C-SC recieve at least one full-time job offer within six months of graduating.

Check with C-SC directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Culver-Stockton College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2022, the total market value of Culver-Stockton College's endowment was $30 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. The school spends $5,124 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at C-SC

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

C-SC meets 73.13% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $20,706 a year.

Students in the class of 2022 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $33,554 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at C-SC.

Based on this information, is C-SC the school for you? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is C-SC a good school for you?

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Where is Culver-Stockton College Located?

C-SC is located in the rural setting of Canton, Missouri.

If you want to see C-SC for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 61 to Canton, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Lambert-St. Louis International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what C-SC and Canton are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1 College Hill Canton, MO 63435

Campus Setting: Rural

C-SC Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to C-SC is Aug 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to C-SC is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

C-SC ACT Scores


ACT Range

19 - 25

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

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C-SC SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

960 - 1080


Math SAT Range

470 - 530


Reading SAT Range

500 - 550

C-SC Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at C-SC is like? There are approximately 932 students enrolled at C-SC, including 879 undergraduate students and 53 graduate students. 91% percent of students attend school full-time, 40% percent are from MO and 60% percent of students are from other states.


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