Cornerstone University

Grand Rapids, Michigan

Overview

Address1001 E Beltline Ave NE
School Websitewww.cornerstone.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

Midsize

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Cornerstone University is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Grand Rapids, Michigan that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 2,732 students applied to Cornerstone University. Of those students, 2,005 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Cornerstone University was $24,500. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Cornerstone University.

Cornerstone University has a 58% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Cornerstone University acceptance rate is 73%. To put this into perspective, 2,005 of the 2,732 students who applied to Cornerstone University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Cornerstone University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Cornerstone University had an SAT score between the range of 950 and 1,180. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Cornerstone University was between 19 and 26 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Cornerstone University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Cornerstone University, the tuition for in-state residents is $24,500. Combined with fees of $0, room and board costs of $9,300, other expenses of $2,172 and the $800 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $36,772.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $24,500 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Cornerstone University to $36,772 for out-of-state students.

Students at Cornerstone University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Cornerstone University was $4,678 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 39%.

Cornerstone University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio15:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Cornerstone University.

Cornerstone University has a good gender split, with 62% of undergraduates being female and 38% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Michigan residents; in fact, 79% of all students reside in Michigan. However, 17% of students come from out-of-state and 4% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Cornerstone University is 15:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Cornerstone University to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 27% students enroll at Cornerstone University part-time; the other 1,549 students enrolled full-time.

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