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Carleton College

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Bachelors

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Trimester

State: Minnesota

Description

Located less than an hour from the Minneapolis / St. Paul area, the small town of Northfield, Minnesota is home to one of the best schools in the Midwest. Features of Carleton's campus include beautiful Victorian buildings, a state-of-the-art recreation center and the 880-acre Cowling Arboretum. With about 2,000 students and over 200 faculty members, quality teaching truly gets top priority at Carleton College. Strengths in the liberal arts and sciences earned Carleton a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, and the college typical ranks as one of the nation's ten best liberal arts colleges.

Most Popular Majors

Biology, Chemistry, Economics, English, International Relations, Psychology

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 1983
Total Grad Students:
Undergraduate Students: 1983
Faculty: 215

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 9:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 9:1

Percent Male: 48%
Percent Female: 52%

Financial Resources

Endowment:

Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 89%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 92%

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

Address:
One North College
Northfield Minnesota 55057

Website: http://www.carleton.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 507-646-4000

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Terin V. Mayer
Admissions Counselor, Office of Admissions
507.222.4518
tmayer@carleton.edu

Transfer Services Contact:
Katie Jumbe
Admissions Counselor, Office of Admissions
507.222.4516
kjumbe@carleton.edu

International Admissions Contact:
Charlie Cogan
Director of International Recruitment, Office of Admissions
507.222.4190
ccogan@carleton.edu

Athletics Contact:
Leon Lunder
Athletic Director , Athletic Department
507.222.4056
llunder@carleton.edu

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
A minimum college grade point average of 2.00 is required of transfer applicants.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
The lowest grade earned for any course that may be transferred for credit is a C- or higher.

Credits (Min/Max):
Maximum number of credits or courses that may be transferred from a two-year and four-year institution is 102

Test Scores for Applying:
The Admissions Committee is best able to make sound judgments about candidates' academic abilities with the results of standardized examinations. Carleton requires each applicant to submit results of the SAT I or the ACT with writing prior to admission.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) is required by all for admission consideration.

Essay(s) required:
An essay or personal statement is required by all for admission consideration.

Application Fee:
The application is available online; we will waive the $30 application fee for those applying online.

Other Requirements:
At a minimum, applicants should have: 3+ years of English (with a stress on writing), At least 2 years of algebra and a year of geometry, 2 years of social science, 1 year of a laboratory science. Note: Most students go well beyond this minimum.

Fall Deadline:
31-Mar

Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:
http://apps.carleton.edu/admissions/overview/apply/

Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 29 33
English
Math
Writing
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 660 750
Math 660 760
Writing 660 750

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied: 168

Transfers Accepted: 22

Transfer Percentage Accepted: 13%

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 31%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -18%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2007

Costs

Books: 730

Other Expenses: 1430

Room and Board: 11238

Tuition and Fees: 42942

Total Cost: 56340

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
Carleton believes that all admitted students should be able to attend regardless of their financial situation. Therefore, the college is committed to providing financial aid that meets the full demonstrated financial need of students for all four years.

CSS/Profile Used?

Own Financial Aid Form?

Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 4900

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 82%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 66%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 47%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

Special Programs

Notes

Insider Information

College of Saint Scholastica

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Minnesota

Description

Since its beginning in 1912, The College of St. Scholastica has established a challenging and diverse learning environment that fosters a sense of community. A St. Scholastica education provides the finest in learning experiences, along with opportunities for community service, international travel and study, as well as professional preparation. Our beautiful 186-acre main campus located on Lake Superior in Duluth, MN offers a secure, friendly environment where fellow students and faculty know you by name. We also have campuses in Brainerd, Rochester, St. Cloud and St. Paul, MN where we offer classes in evening/accelerated and online formats to meet the learning needs of today's students.

Most Popular Majors

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 3593
Total Grad Students: Not available
Undergraduate Students: Not available
Faculty: 155

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 23:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: Not available:1

Percent Male: %
Percent Female: %

Financial Resources

Endowment:

Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: %

Six-Year Graduation Rate: %

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From:

Contact Information

Address:
1200 Kenwood Ave
Duluth Minnesota 55811

Website: http://www.css.edu

Main Email: admissions@css.edu

Main Phone: 218-723-6000

Additional Campuses:
The College of St. Scholastica, Brainerd Campus
Central Lakes College, 501 West College Dr.
Brainerd, MN 56401
www.css.edu/Admissions/Accelerated-Learning/Brainerd-Campus.html

The College of St. Scholastica, Rochester Campus
2619 9th Ave NW
Rochester, MN 55901
www.css.edu/Admissions/Accelerated-Learning/Rochester-Campus.html

The College of St. Scholastica, St. Cloud Campus
4150 2nd St. S., Suite 330
St. Cloud, MN 56301
www.css.edu/Admissions/Accelerated-Learning/St-Cloud-Campus.html

The College of St. Scholastica, St. Paul Campus
340 Cedar Street, Suite 50
St. Paul, MN 55101
www.css.edu/Admissions/Accelerated-Learning/St-Paul-Campus.html

Admissions Contact:
Brenda Panger
Associate Director, Transfer Admissions
218-723-6067
bpanger@css.edu

Transfer Services Contact:
Holly Carpenter
Administrative Assistant, Student Affairs
218-723-6779
HCarpent@css.edu

International Admissions Contact:
Tom Homan
Director, International Education
218-733-2214
thoman@css.edu

Athletics Contact:
Don Olson
Director, Athletics
218-723-5934
dolson4@css.edu

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Cumulative GPA of 2.0 from an accredited institution.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Courses with grades "C" and above will transfer. Grades recorded as "P" for Pass, "CR" for Credit, etc., will be transferred if verification is given by the registrar of the previous institution that the work was completed with a "C" or better grade.

Credits (Min/Max):
Need a minimum of 12 transferable credits to be considered a transfer student.

Test Scores for Applying:
None

Letters of Recommendation Required:
None

Essay(s) required:
None

Application Fee:
None

Other Requirements:

Fall Deadline:

Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:
http://go.css.edu/app

Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite
English
Math
Writing
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading
Math
Writing

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied: 375

Transfers Accepted: 247

Transfer Percentage Accepted: 65%

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: %

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: %

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010

Costs

Books:

Other Expenses:

Room and Board:

Tuition and Fees:

Total Cost:

Note on Costs:

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Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
CSS offers several scholarships for transfer students, including the Transfer Benedictine Scholarship, Achievement Grant and Phi Theta Kappa Benedictine Scholarship.

CSS/Profile Used?

Own Financial Aid Form?

Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans:

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: %

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: %

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: %

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Special Programs

Notes

Insider Information

Concordia University-Saint Paul

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Minnesota

Description

Concordia is a Christian liberal arts university. Our student-centered focus creates a caring, supportive and energetic environment, making us a place that stands out for our warmth, character and academic strength. Backgrounds, cultural heritage and age of students may vary widely, yet all have found a welcoming, accepting place to grow academically, spiritually and interpersonally. We are located in the midway district of St. Paul, MN, minutes away from the metropolitan area of the Twin Cities. Our 37 acre campus includes residence halls; classroom, science and music buildings; theatre arts center; library; chapel; cafeteria; gymnasium and health and fitness center; administrative and faculty complexes; and the student union.

Most Popular Majors

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 2644
Total Grad Students: Not available
Undergraduate Students: Not available
Faculty: 73

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 36:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: Not available:1

Percent Male: %
Percent Female: %

Financial Resources

Endowment:

Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: %

Six-Year Graduation Rate: %

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From:

Contact Information

Address:
275 Syndicate Street
Saint Paul Minnesota 55104

Website: http://www.csp.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 651-641-8278

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Briana Eicheldinger
Assistant Director, Undergraduate Admission
(651) 641-8819
eich@csp.edu

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:

Athletics Contact:
Tom Rubbelke
Director, Athletics
(651) 641-8700
rubbelke@csp.edu

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Transfer students should have maintained an overall grade point average of "C" or better in previous courses.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Concordia Saint Paul does not publish a minimum grade requirement for transfer credit.

Credits (Min/Max):
Concordia Saint Paul does not publish a minimum or maximum credit requirement for transfer.

Test Scores for Applying:
If you have not completed 45 quarter/30 semester credits, official standardized test scores must be submitted.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Two Recommendation Forms are to be completed by the Dean of Students at your present college and a non-relative (pastor, teacher,employer). It is your obligation to check with that office to verify these forms have been returned to Concordia.

Essay(s) required:
Concordia Saint Paul does not publish a requirement for the submission of an essay or personal statement.

Application Fee:
There is a $30 nonrefundable application fee.

Other Requirements:

Fall Deadline:

Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:
http://www.csp.edu/Admission/Undergraduate/Application_Process/transfer.html

Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite
English
Math
Writing
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading
Math
Writing

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied:

Transfers Accepted:

Transfer Percentage Accepted: %

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: %

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: %

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010

Costs

Books:

Other Expenses:

Room and Board:

Tuition and Fees:

Total Cost:

Note on Costs:

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Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
Awards of financial aid will be made after students have been accepted for admission, and all required information has been received.

CSS/Profile Used?

Own Financial Aid Form?

Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans:

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: %

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: %

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: %

Financial Aid Data From:

Special Programs

Notes

Insider Information

Crown College, Minnesota

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Minnesota

Description

Crown College was founded in 1916 with an enrollment of four. Today the college maintains its bible-centered mission, but is an accredited college with over 1,000 students. Crown is located on a 215-acre campus in Saint Bonifacius, Minnesota, a town located about 30 minutes west of Minneapolis. Undergraduates at Crown can choose from 35 majors; professional fields in education, nursing, and business are the most popular. High achieving students should look into Crown's Honors Program with its academic and financial perks. On the athletic front, the Crown College Storm competes in the NCAA Division III Upper Midwest Athletic Conference.

Most Popular Majors

Business Administration, Elementary Education, Nursing, Religious Education

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 1229
Total Grad Students: 218
Undergraduate Students: 1011
Faculty: 36

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 34:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 28:1

Percent Male: 43%
Percent Female: 57%

Financial Resources

Endowment:

Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 39%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 53%

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

Address:
8700 College View Drive
Saint Bonifacius Minnesota 55375

Website: http://www.crown.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 952-446-4100

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Kimmie Moehring
Transfer Recruiter, Undergraduate Admissions
952-446-4346
moehringk@crown.edu

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:

Athletics Contact:

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Crown does not publish a minimum GPA requirement for transfer admission consideration.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
All academic courses in which at least a "C" grade or its equivalent has been earned may qualify for transfer if taken at a college accredited by the association for biblical higher education or the appropriate regional or national association.

Credits (Min/Max):
The max number of transfer credits from an unaccredited institution is 30 semester unless the institution has signed a cooperative agreement, then the max raised to 80. The max number of credits that will count toward a specific major/minor is 50%.

Test Scores for Applying:
ACT (preferred) or SAT College entrance exam scores are required (waived for applicants who have earned a C or better for 16 college semester credits and international students submitting toefl scores).

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Contact information for a spiritual and an academic reference are asked for on the application.

Essay(s) required:
There are four Spiritual Life and two Involvement essay questions on the application.

Application Fee:

Other Requirements:

Fall Deadline:

Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:
http://www.crown.edu/collegebound/steps-to-enroll/transfer.html

Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 21 25
English 20 26
Math 18 25
Writing
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 508 600
Math 475 598
Writing 533 618

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied:

Transfers Accepted:

Transfer Percentage Accepted: %

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 78%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -78%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010

Costs

Books: 1140

Other Expenses: 4020

Room and Board: 7380

Tuition and Fees: 21470

Total Cost: 34010

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:

CSS/Profile Used?

Own Financial Aid Form?

Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 8119

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 99%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 99%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 77%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

Special Programs

Notes

Insider Information

Lake Superior College

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Associates

College Type: Public

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Minnesota

Description

Lake Superior College provides high quality, affordable higher education that benefits diverse learners, employers, and the community. LSC's academic, technical, continuing education, and workforce development offerings prepare learners for a rapidly changing global community. Our services support learning, and our partnerships connect the college and its learners to a broader spectrum of community life. Lake Superior College (LSC) continues as an area leader of higher education learning opportunities by delivering excellent instruction, innovative programming, and dedicated service in an engaging, comfortable environment. Lake Superior College will excel in student development and community responsiveness.

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 4966

Undergraduate Students: 4966
Faculty: 94

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 53:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 53:1

Contact Information

Address:
2101 Trinity Rd
Duluth Minnesota 55811

Website: http://www.lsc.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 800-432-2884

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Melissa Leno
Director of Admissions, Office of Admission
218.733.5903

Transfer Services Contact:
Stephanie Wainionpaa
Admissions Advisor, Office of Admission
218.733.5916

International Admissions Contact:
International Admissions Contact
Office of Admission
218.733.7601

Athletics Contact:

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Lake Superior College does not publish a requirement for a minimum GPA.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Lake Superior College does not publish a requirement for minimum transferrable grades.

Credits (Min/Max):

Test Scores for Applying:
You do not need to take the ACT or SAT test to be accepted.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Lake Superior College does not publish a requirement for a letter of recommendation.

Essay(s) required:
Lake Superior College does not publish a requirement for an essay or personal statement.

Application Fee:
$20.00 application fee.

Other Requirements:

Fall Deadline:
1 week prior to start of semester

Spring Deadline:
1 week prior to start of semester

Summer Deadline:
1 week prior to start of semester

Apply Here:
http://www.lsc.edu/Admissions/e-Application/

Transfer Statistics

Transfer-Out Rate for Community Colleges:

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010

Costs

Tuition and Fees – In-State:

Total Cost – In-State:

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From:

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
The Financial Aid Office is here to help with the question, College: Why go, How to go and How to pay? We offer many types of aid such as; Grants, Scholarships, Loans, Work Study, Childcare Grants, Veteran's Resources, and other types of resources.

Special Programs

Notes

Insider Information