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College of William and Mary

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Public

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Virginia

Description

William and Mary typically ranks among the best public universities in the country, and its small size sets it apart from other highly ranked universities. The college has well-respected programs in business, law, accounting, international relations and history. Founded in 1693, the College of William and Mary is the second oldest institution of higher learning in the country. The campus is located in historic Williamsburg, Virginia, and the school educated three U.S. presidents: Thomas Jefferson, John Tyler and James Monroe. The college not only has a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, but the honor society originated there. In athletics, the College of William and Mary Tribe competes in the NCAA Division I Colonial Athletic Association.

Most Popular Majors

Biology, Business Administration, English, History, Interdisciplinary Studies, Political Science, Psychology

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 7892
Total Grad Students: 1994
Undergraduate Students: 5898
Faculty: 619

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 13:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 10:1

Percent Male: 45%
Percent Female: 55%

Financial Resources

Endowment:

Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 83%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 91%

Transfer-Out Rate
4

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

Address:

Williamsburg Virginia 23187

Website: http://www.wm.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 757-221-4000

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Wendy Livingston
Assistant Dean , Office of Admissions
757.221.4223
wcbegl@wm.edu

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:
Stephen Sechrist
Assistant Director of International Studies, International Student Services
757.221.3437
sjsech@wm.edu

Athletics Contact:
Terry Driscoll
Athletics Director , Athletics Department
757.221.3332
slcole@wm.edu

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
A minimum college grade point average of 3.00 is required of transfer applicants. The admission committee prefers a cumulative gpa of 3.5 or higher and considers other factors such as strength of curriculum.

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):
A transfer applicant must have a minimum number of 15 credits completed or else must apply as an entering freshman. inimum number of credits that transfers must complete at your institution to earn a bachelor's degree is 60.

Test Scores for Applying:
Standardized test scores are required of some, if they are needed, applicant will be notified.

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:
A non-refundable application fee of $60.00 is required.

Other Requirements:

Fall Deadline:
15-Feb

Spring Deadline:
1-Nov

Summer Deadline:
contact the Office of the University Registrar

Apply Here:
http://app.commonapp.org/application/MyColleges.aspx?clientlist=299

Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 28 32
English 28 34
Math 27 32
Writing
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 620 730
Math 620 720
Writing 620 720

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied: 648

Transfers Accepted: 332

Transfer Percentage Accepted: 51%

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 35%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: 16%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2007

Costs

Books: 1150

Other Expenses: 1800

Room and Board: 8892

Tuition and Fees: 35962

Total Cost: 47804

Tuition and Fees – In-State: 13132

Total Cost – In-State: 24974

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
If you have what it takes to be a W&M student, our Financial Aid Office will help you find a way to pay for it, through a combination of grants, loans and federal work-study - we'll make sure you graduate with as little debt as possible.

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Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 6295

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 57%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 32%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 31%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

Special Programs

Notes

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Emory and Henry College

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Virginia

Description

While exploring our campus online, you will discover a highly active college community long recognized for its commitment to spiritual values, civic virtues, and the highest academic standards. Firmly rooted in the liberal arts tradition, we have produced leading scientific researchers, NASA engineers, well-known writers, and successful physicians, ministers, lawyers, educators and business people. Students receive the benefit of a distinguished faculty and a student-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Most Popular Majors

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 1015
Total Grad Students: Not available
Undergraduate Students: Not available
Faculty: 74

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 14:1
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

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Contact Information

Address:
1 Garnand Drive
Emory Virginia 24327

Website: http://www.ehc.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 276-944-4412

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Bridgett Hart
Assistant Director of Transfer & Graduate Programs, Admissions
(276) 944-6136
bhart@ehc.edu

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:

Athletics Contact:
Myra Sims
Director, Athletics
(276) 944-6236

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Emory & Henry does not publish a minimum GPA requirement for transfer.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
You must have a "C" or better in any course in order to receive transfer credit.

Credits (Min/Max):
Emory & Henry does not publish minimum or maximum credit requirements for transfer.

Test Scores for Applying:
Students with fewer than 26 semester hours of college credit must submit official ACT or SAT scores.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Emory & Henry does not publish a requirement for letters of recommendation.

Essay(s) required:
While an essay or a personal statement is not required of the application process, you are encouraged to write about your challenges and success stories and make that part of your application portfolio.

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

Other Requirements:
A completed Dean's Certificate for Transfer Students from the Dean of Students or a corresponding official of the last college attended by the applicant is required.

Fall Deadline:

Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:
http://www.ehc.edu/admissions

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

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Freshmen Percentage Accepted: %

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Admissions Data From: Fall 2010

Costs

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Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
Emory & Henry provides a variety of financial aid options including loans, grants and scholarships.

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Ferrum College

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Bachelors

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Virginia

Description

Ferrum offers 33 areas of study ranging from business and environmental science to teacher education and criminal justice, campus-wide wireless Internet, small class sizes, and a dedicated faculty. Is Ferrum right for you? Start exploring Ferrum College now!

Most Popular Majors

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 1397
Total Grad Students:
Undergraduate Students: 1397
Faculty: 69

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 20:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 20:1

Percent Male: %
Percent Female: %

Financial Resources

Endowment:

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Graduation and Retention Information

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Contact Information

Address:
Spilman-Daniel House PO Box 1000
Ferrum Virginia 24088

Website: http://www.ferrum.edu

Main Email: admissions@ferrum.edu

Main Phone: 800-868-9797

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Kari Frenz
Admissions Counselor, Admissions Office
1-800-868-9797
kfrenz@ferrum.edu

Transfer Services Contact:
Yvonne Walker
Registrar, Registrar's Office
540-365-4275
registrar@ferrum.edu

International Admissions Contact:
Gilda Woods
Director of Admissions, Admissions Office
1-800-868-9797
admissions@ferrum.edu

Athletics Contact:
Gail Holley
Athletics Office Manager, Athletics
540-365-4493
gholley@ferrum.edu

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Cumulative 2.0 GPA on all college work attempted.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
All courses which correspond to those offered at Ferrum, and which have been passed with a "C" or better grade, will be accepted for credit towards graduation.

Credits (Min/Max):
There is no minimum number of credits accepted, however at least 32 of the last 64 credit hours and 50% of the hours required for a major and minor(s) must be completed at Ferrum.

Test Scores for Applying:
SAT results are required if a student has completed fewer than 24 credits, or has been out of high school for less than one year.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Letters of Recommendation are not required, but can be included at the student's discretion.

Essay(s) required:
An essay is not required.

Application Fee:
The application fee is $25.00. If the student visits campus either during an Open House, or schedules a private visit, the fee will be waived.

Other Requirements:

Fall Deadline:

Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:
http://www.ferrum.edu/admissions/apply/

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: 245

Transfers Accepted: 122

Transfer Percentage Accepted: 49%

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: %

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: %

Admissions Data From: Fall 2009

Costs

Books:

Other Expenses:

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Tuition and Fees:

Total Cost:

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Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
Financial Aid Website: http://www.ferrum.edu/financialaid/ Scholarship calculator: http://www.ferrum.edu/financialaid/scholarshipcalc/

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George Mason University

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Public

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Virginia

Description

George Mason University is a relatively young school first established as a branch of the University of Virginia in 1957, and founded as an independent institution in 1972. Since then, the university has been expanding rapidly. Aside from its main campus in Fairfax, Virginia, GMU also has branch campuses in Arlington, Prince William, and Loudoun counties. The university's many successes recently landed it at the very top of U.S. News & World Report's list of "Up-and-Coming Schools." In athletics, the George Mason Patriots compete in the NCAA Division I Colonial Athletic Association.

Most Popular Majors

Accounting, Biology, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Economics, Engineering, English, Finance, Health Teacher Education, History, Marketing, Nursing, Political Science, Psychology, Speech and Rhetorical Studies, Visual and Performing Arts

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 30613
Total Grad Students: 10456
Undergraduate Students: 20157
Faculty: 1302

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 24:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 15:1

Percent Male: 48%
Percent Female: 52%

Financial Resources

Endowment:

Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 39%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 64%

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

Address:
4400 University Dr
Fairfax Virginia 22030

Website: http://www.gmu.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 703-993-1000

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Fran Herrity
Co-Director, The Transfer Center
703-993-2412
fherrity@gmu.edu

Transfer Services Contact:
V. Ann Lewis
Co-Director, The Transfer Center
703-993-4203
vlewis@gmu.edu

International Admissions Contact:
Judith Green
Director, International Programs and Services
703-993-2966
jagreen@gmu.edu

Athletics Contact:
Debby Gregg
Executive Administrative Assistant, Athletic Directors Office
703-993-3256
dgregg@gmu.edu

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Undergraduate transfer students' GPA requirement vary based on the program of study.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
In general, credit is granted for courses taken at regionally accredited colleges and universities where a grade of C or better was received and the course content was equivalent to courses offered by George Mason.

Credits (Min/Max):
You must complete a minimum of 30 credit hours at Mason for the university to confer a bachelor's degree. 45 semester hours of upper-level course work is required to graduate.

Test Scores for Applying:
SAT or ACT scores are not required if you have completed at least 30 college credits, or if you graduated from high school more than five years prior to enrollment at Mason.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Letters of recommendation are not required for admissions consideration.

Essay(s) required:
A personal statement is required for the application. Additionally, transfer students who have been out of school for a semester or longer must submit a statement describing activities during this period or a resume.

Application Fee:
Yes, $50 nonrefundable fee for online applications. $70 norefundable fee for paper applications.

Other Requirements:
Some programs have additional requirements that must be met prior to acceptance.

Fall Deadline:
1-Mar

Spring Deadline:
15-Oct

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:
http://admissions.gmu.edu/applyNow/

Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 23 28
English 23 29
Math 22 27
Writing
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 520 620
Math 530 630
Writing

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied: 8474

Transfers Accepted: 3888

Transfer Percentage Accepted: 46%

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 53%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -7%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010

Costs

Books: 900

Other Expenses: 2740

Room and Board: 8950

Tuition and Fees: 26744

Total Cost: 39334

Tuition and Fees – In-State: 9266

Total Cost – In-State: 21856

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
Students interested in applying for financial aid should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and submit it to the federal processor by March 1.

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Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 6320

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 67%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 44%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 52%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

Special Programs

Notes

Insider Information

Hampton University

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Virginia

Description

Hampton University is a private historically black university situated on an attractive waterfront campus in southeastern Virginia. The college frequently ranks as one of the top colleges in the country for African American students. The college has a 13 to 1 student / faculty ratio, and students come from 49 states and 35 countries. Established in 1868, the university has a rich history. Booker T. Washington was both a student and teacher at Hampton. In athletics, the Hampton University Pirates compete in the NCAA Division I Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC).

Most Popular Majors

Biology, Broadcast Journalism, Business Administration, English, Marketing, Nursing, Political Science, Psychology

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 5427
Total Grad Students: 1066
Undergraduate Students: 4361
Faculty: 371

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 15:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 12:1

Percent Male: 36%
Percent Female: 64%

Financial Resources

Endowment:

Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 37%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 52%

Transfer-Out Rate
6

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

Address:

Hampton Virginia 23668

Website: http://www.hamptonu.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 757-727-5000

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Call to discuss Transfer Admissions Information

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:

Athletics Contact:
Lonza Hardy
Director of Athletics, Athletic Department
757.727.5641
lonza.hardy@hamptonu.edu

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Candidates who have earned a cumulative 2.5 (of 4.0) grade point average receive the highest consideration for admission.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Hampton University does not publish a requirement for any certain minimum grades allowed.

Credits (Min/Max):
Hampton University does not publish a requirement for minimum/maximum credits allowed.

Test Scores for Applying:
Official SAT or ACT scores are required is you have less than the minimum required credits.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
A Letter of Recommendation is required.

Essay(s) required:
An essay about a personal moral or ethical dilemma and how it impacted your life, or an autobiographical essay is required.

Application Fee:
There is a nonrefundable $35 application fee.

Other Requirements:
A copy of your social security card must included with the application.

Fall Deadline:
1-Mar

Spring Deadline:
1-Nov

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:
http://www.hamptonu.edu/apply/

Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 21 26
English 21 26
Math 21 25
Writing
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 526 539
Math 517 537
Writing

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied:

Transfers Accepted:

Transfer Percentage Accepted: %

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 37%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -37%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010

Costs

Books: 1100

Other Expenses: 2800

Room and Board: 8370

Tuition and Fees: 18798

Total Cost: 31068

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
In today's uncertain economy, the price of a college education can be one of the most expensive endeavors that most students and/or families will ever undertake. It is important to note that you should complete/submit your FAFSA online every January.

CSS/Profile Used?

Own Financial Aid Form?

Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 15146

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 90%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 63%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 73%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

Special Programs

Notes

Insider Information