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Montreat College

Montreat, NC 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate54%
Acceptance Rate54%

About Montreat College

Montreat College Overview

Montreat College is a private, religious school in a small town setting in Montreat, North Carolina. Montreat College was founded in 1916 and presently has around 830 students a year, including 830 undergrads. Montreat College offers on-campus housing for students. Most students live in off campus housing.

Student Involvement at Montreat College

Are you interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Montreat College's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Montreat College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

There are no fraternities or sororities at Montreat College, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

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

2022 Montreat 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 3.1
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 67%
Tuition $29,212
Percent of Need Met 35.95%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $23,425

Is Montreat College a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can all provide a sense of how competitive a school is.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a better idea of what Montreat College offers and if it could be the right college for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Montreat College

It is moderately difficult to get into Montreat College. The acceptance rate at Montreat College is 54%. Out of 819 applications received in 2022, 442 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Montreat College

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

Approximately 59% of students who start at Montreat College return the next year. Around 33% of students who started at Montreat 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 Montreat 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.

Check with Montreat College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Montreat College

Tuition 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.

Montreat College meets 35.95% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Montreat College full-time are awarded $23,425 a year in financial aid, on average.

Students in the class of 2022 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $25,422 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 aid is awarded 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 be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Montreat College.

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

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Where is Montreat College?

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

If you are interested in seeing 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

Montreat College Application Deadline

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Montreat College ACT Scores


ACT Range

18 - 23

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Montreat College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Montreat College is like? There are approximately 830 students enrolled at Montreat College. 80% 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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