General Information About Mars Hill College
Mars Hill College, an academic community rooted in the Christian faith, challenges and equips students to pursue intellectual, spiritual, and personal growth through an education that is: grounded in a rigorous study of the Liberal Arts connected with the world of work committed to character development, to service, and to responsible citizenship in the community, the region, and the world. This mission statement was adopted in 1997 as part of the college’s strategic planning process. To accompany its Mission Statement, Mars Hill College has further defined itself with a Religious Identity Statement.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- ROTC (Army)
- Teacher certification
- Study abroad
- Weekend/evening college
- General Education Courses
- Career Services available upon completion
- Dual credit
- Credit for life experiences
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Bachelor's degree
Campus Setting Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 2,035 Percent Admitted 57% Men Admitted 55% Women Admitted 60% Full Time Retention Rate 59%
Submitted ACT & SAT Scores
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Critical Reading 410 530 Math 420 550
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 1,406 Native American 13 Asian 25 African American 214 Hispanic 33 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 1,090 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 0