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Jarvis Christian College

Hawkins, TX 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate54%
Acceptance Rate54%

About Jarvis Christian College

Jarvis Christian College Overview

Jarvis Christian College is a private, religious school in a rural setting in Hawkins, Texas. Jarvis Christian College was founded in 1912 and now enrolls around 719 students per year year, including 719 undergraduates. Jarvis Christian College ensures housing for up to 700 students. The majority of students live on campus but first-year students are not required to live in the dorms. On the weekends, about 70% of students stay on-campus and participate in campus events and social life.

📆 Mark your calendar! August 1, 2023 is the final deadline to submit an application for the Fall 2023 semester. Regular decision applicants for Fall 2023 should hear from Jarvis Christian College by August 15.

Student Activities at Jarvis Christian College

Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Jarvis Christian College's theater groups.

Interested in Greek life? Jarvis Christian College has fraternities and sororities.

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

2022 Jarvis Christian College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 54%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 2.8
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 35%
Tuition $9,962
Percent of Need Met 80%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $10,530

Is Jarvis Christian College a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can all provide a sense of how competitive a university is.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a better sense of what Jarvis Christian College offers and if the school might be a good choice for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Jarvis Christian College

It is not difficult to get into Jarvis Christian College. Around 54% of applicants get into Jarvis Christian College each year. Out of 983 applications received in 2022, 535 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Jarvis Christian College

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 53% of first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Jarvis Christian Collegecome back the next year. Around 18% of students who started at Jarvis Christian College earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Jarvis Christian College Graduates

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. 48% of graduates from Jarvis Christian College recieve at least one full-time job offer within six months of graduating.

The average starting salary for recent Jarvis Christian College grads is $27,000 a year. Average starting salaries vary by discipline, but the average starting salary for all 2021 graduates was around $60,000 a year.

Jarvis Christian 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.

Jarvis Christian College's endowment was valued at $11.5 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. For each full-time student, Jarvis Christian College spends about $9,729 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Jarvis Christian College

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.

Jarvis Christian College meets 80% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $10,530 a year.

Graduates in the class of 2022 had an average of $29,296 in student loans per borrower. 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! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Jarvis Christian College.

Based on this information, does Jarvis Christian College seem like a good fit? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Jarvis Christian College a good school for you?

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Where is Jarvis Christian College Located?

Jarvis Christian College is located in the rural setting of Hawkins, Texas.

If you would like to see Jarvis Christian College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 80 to Hawkins, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Tyler Pounds Regional.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Jarvis Christian College and Hawkins are like without leaving home.

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College Info

PR 7631 @ U S Highway 80 East PO Box 1470 Hawkins, TX 75765-1470

Campus Setting: Rural

Jarvis Christian College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Jarvis Christian College is Aug 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Jarvis Christian College is Continuous processing.

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

Jarvis Christian College ACT Scores


ACT Range

13 - 17

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Jarvis Christian College is 15. Students with an ACT score of 17 and above have a good chance of getting into Jarvis Christian College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 13 and 17 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 13 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Jarvis Christian College is like? There are approximately 719 students enrolled at Jarvis Christian College. 66% percent of students attend school full-time, 83% percent are from TX and 17% percent of students are from other states.


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