Brewton-Parker College

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School Overview

Based in Mount Vernon, Georgia, Brewton-Parker College (BPC) is the sole independent college in Georgia’s rural southeast. A private Christian institution, Brewton-Parker is associated with the Georgia Baptist Convention. Notwithstanding, it accepts students from all religious faiths and backgrounds. The primary campus in Mount Vernon boasts a five-acre lake as well as forty-six buildings and several outdoor sporting areas.

Undergraduate degree programs at Brewton-Parker are offered in seven academic departments, and students can choose among 19 majors. BPC provides students with ample opportunity to gain practical skills and hands-on experience; internships are available to students in most of the school’s programs, and undergraduate research with faculty members is encouraged.

BPC serves a nontraditional student population, enrolling triple the amount of minority students than the national average among private colleges. Many students at BPC are the first in their generation to attend college, making it a unique learning institution.

General Information

Admission Office
Brewton-Parker College # 2011
201 David-Eliza Fountain Circle
Mount Vernon, GA 30445
(912) 583-2241
(800) 342-1087
Fax: (912) 583-3598

Contact: Kenneth Wuerzberger
Director of Admissions
Main Address
PO Box 197
Mount Vernon, GA 30445-0197
(912) 583-2241

Total undergrads: 1,017
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 312
Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,007

Rural setting
Small town (2,500 – 9,999)
Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: $25

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 96%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 42%

Undergraduate Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Music – General B
Music – General Performance B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Information Sciences/Systems B


Biology Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Education – General B
English Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Junior High Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Health Services – General A


History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A,B


Mathematics – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness B

Philosophy & Religion

Religion/Religious Studies B


Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Theology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Brewton-Parker College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (912) 583-2241
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:
Address: 201 David-Eliza Fountain Circle, Mount Vernon, GA 30445
Setting: Rural: Distant
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 888
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 22%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 18 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 512 (58% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Associates, Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $18,500
Out-of-state Tuition: $18,500
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $12,966

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Brewton-Parker College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Brewton-Parker College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 13
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 2
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 1
Theology and Religious Vocations 4
Visual and Performing Arts 1
Grand total 222

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Brewton-Parker College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $18,500
Out-of-state $18,500
Books and supplies $1,500

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 195 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 195 100% $12,966
Student loan aid 160 82% $5,189

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 796 96% $6,742
Federal student loans 381 46% $6,071

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Brewton-Parker College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Brewton-Parker College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 452 276 176
Percent admitted 100% 94% 100%
Percent admitted who enrolled 42% 46% 37%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Brewton-Parker College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 888
Undergraduate enrollment 888
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Brewton-Parker College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools, Accreditation Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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