Sterling College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

PO Box 72

Craftsbury Common, VT 05827-0072

(802) 586-7711

(800) 648-3591

Fax: (802) 586-2596



Contact: Lynne Birdsall

Director of Admissions
Main Address

PO Box 72

Craftsbury Common, VT 05827

(802) 586-7711

www.sterlingcollege.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 99

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 27

Degree-seeking undergrads: 98

Setting

Rural setting

Rural community (under 2,500)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $35

Online application fee: $35
Admissions Policies/Requirements

Admission requirements:

Essay(s) required

Very important admission factors:

Rigor of secondary school record
Academic GPA
Level of Applicant’s Interest

Important admission factors:

Class Rank
Application Essay
Extracurricular Activities
Interview
Recommendations
Talent/Ability
Volunteer Work

Considered:

Alumni Relation
Geographical Residence
Racial/Ethnic Status
Standardized Test Scores
Work Experience
First generation college student

Demonstrated interest in programs, motivation, interview, academic record, recommendations important; test scores considered if submitted.


College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agriculture – General B
Sustainable/Organic Agriculture B

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

Circumpolar studies/northern studies B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Conservation Biology B
Ecology B
Environmental Biology B
Wildlife Biology B

Education

Agricultural Education B
Curriculum/Instruction B
Environmental education B
Outdoor leadership and education B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B
Forest Management B
Forestry – General B
Natural Resources & Conservation – General B
Water/Wetlands/Marine Management B
Wildlife/Wilderness Management B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General B

Degrees, certificates and diplomas 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.

Sterling College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (620) 278-2173
Website: www.sterling.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: https://sterling.emasservices.com/Apply.aspx
Address: 125 W. Cooper, Sterling, KS 67579
Setting: Rural: Distant
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 653
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 39%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 11 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 562 (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: $27,300
Out-of-state Tuition: $27,300
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $17,647

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

Sterling College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Sterling College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 2
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Education 10
English Language and Literature/Letters 4
Health Professions and Related Programs 31
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 2
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 1
Psychology 1
Theology and Religious Vocations 11
Visual and Performing Arts 3
Grand total 342

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Sterling 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 $27,300
Out-of-state $27,300
Books and supplies $1,220

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $14,935
Out-of-state $14,935

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 154 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 154 100% $17,647
Student loan aid 117 76% $7,839

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 559 86% $17,306
Federal student loans 445 69% $6,691

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Sterling 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 Sterling College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 1,596 1,212 384
Percent admitted 100% 39% 43%
Percent admitted who enrolled 9% 8% 12%

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

Sterling College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 653
Undergraduate enrollment 643
Graduate enrollment 10

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

Sterling College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • 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

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