Mars Hill College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

Blackwell Hall, Box 370

Mars Hill, NC 28754

(828) 689-1201

(866) 642-4968

Fax: (828) 689-1473



Contact: Ed Hoffmeyer

Dean of Admissions
Main Address

Mars Hill, NC 28754

(866) MHC-4YOU

www.mhc.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 1,245

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 300

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,203

Setting

Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: $25
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 60%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 69%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fashion Design B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B
Botany B
Zoology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management B
Finance/Banking B
International Business B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B

Education

Art Teacher Education B
Education – General B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Junior High Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Secondary Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Medical Laboratory Assistance B
Physician Assistance B
Predentistry B
Premedicine B
Prepharmacy B
Preveterinary Medicine B

History

History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness B
Parks/Leisure Facilities Management B

Philosophy & Religion

Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Social Sciences

International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology 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.

Mars Hill University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(828) 689-4968
Website:www.mhu.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.mhu.edu/admissions/apply-now
Address:100 Athletic St, Mars Hill, NC 28754
Setting:21
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:1,375
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):38%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,189 (86% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$30,534
Out-of-state Tuition:$30,534
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$22,055

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Mars Hill University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Mars Hill University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education61
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs3
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences1
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences3
Visual and Performing Arts5
Grand total321

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Mars Hill University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Mars Hill University 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$30,534
Out-of-state$30,534
Books and supplies$0

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$7,434
Out-of-state$7,434

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid385100%
Grant or scholarship aid385100%$22,055
Student loan aid31983%$6,309

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,36298%$19,941
Federal student loans1,14582%$9,478

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Mars Hill University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Mars Hill University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants3,1531,3121,841
Percent admitted100%57%56%
Percent admitted who enrolled13%15%11%

Admissions Considerations

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

Mars Hill University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment1,375
Undergraduate enrollment1,371
Graduate enrollment4

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

Mars Hill University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

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 Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
    • Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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