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About Montreat College

Montreat College is a private, religious school in an small town setting in Montreat, North Carolina. Montreat College was founded in 1916 and now enrolls around 1,008 students a year, including 808 undergrads.

Montreat College offers housing for up to 0 students. The majority of students live on-campus.About 0% of students stay on-campus during the weekends..

For each full-time professor, there are about 12 undergraduates enrolled at Montreat College.

2021 Montreat College Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 54%
Average GPA 3.1
Tuition $28,600

Montreat College Regular Decision Deadline 2022

Montreat College Early Admission

Montreat College does not offer early decision or early action.

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Montreat College Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Montreat College. The acceptance rate at Montreat College is 54%. Out of 819 applications received in 2021, 442 students were offered admission.

Montreat College Waitlist

Montreat College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

How Do I Get Into Montreat College?

Montreat College is considered moderately difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Montreat College, applicants must submit the following items.

Montreat College Application Requirements

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.0.75
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Transcript of High School Record

Montreat College Average GPA and Test Scores

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.1 out of 4.0.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Montreat College.

Does Montreat College Require the ACT or SAT?

Montreat College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, 67% submitted the SAT. 33% submitted the ACT.

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Does Montreat College Provide On-Campus Housing?

Yes! Montreat College provides on-campus housing for students.

King of Hearts Men's Pageant, Winter Ball, and and Downhill Derby are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Montreat College.

Financial Aid at Montreat College

Montreat College meets 71.14% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $22,345 a year.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve 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.

Is Montreat College a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how selective a school is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Montreat College

About 59% of students who start at Montreat College return for their second year of college. Out of the 116 students who started at Montreat College as first-time freshman, 29 graduate within four years.

Around 33% of students who started at Montreat College earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. 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 and Debt for Montreat College Grads

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Students in the class of 2021 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $26,021 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Montreat College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Montreat College a good school for you?

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Where is Montreat College Located?

Montreat College is located in the small town setting of Montreat, North Carolina.

If you want to see Montreat College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 40 to Montreat, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Asheville Regional.

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

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College Info

PO Box 1267 Montreat, NC 28757-1267

Campus Setting: Small Town

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Wondering what life at Montreat College is like? There are approximately 1,008 students enrolled at Montreat College, including 808 undergraduate students and 200 graduate students. 63% percent of students attend school full-time, 42% percent are from NC and 58% percent of students are from other states.


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