Mars Hill College

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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/future-students/traditional-undergraduate/apply-now/
Address: 100 Athletic St, Mars Hill, NC 28754
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 1,066
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 31%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 9 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 952 (89% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $34,118
Out-of-state Tuition: $34,118
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 98%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $29,126

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

Mars Hill University Programs

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

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 21
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 91
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 4
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 111
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 2
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 1
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 11
Social Sciences 3
Visual and Performing Arts 37
Grand total 5393

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 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 Fees 2019-2020
In-state $34,118
Out-of-state $34,118
Books and supplies $0

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $10,999
Out-of-state $10,999

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 257 98%
Grant or scholarship aid 257 98% $29,126
Student loan aid 215 82% $6,791

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 937 85% $23,500
Federal student loans 907 82% $6,657

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 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 1,838 787 1,051
Percent admitted 100% 64% 63%
Percent admitted who enrolled 15% 18% 13%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
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 2020

Total Enrollment 1,066
Undergraduate enrollment 1,042
Graduate enrollment 24

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:

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • 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
  • 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. CollegeAtlas.org 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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