Sterling College Overview

Student population

Address125 W. Cooper
Sterling, KS
School Websitewww.sterling.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size

Distant

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

Sterling College is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Sterling, Kansas that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is master's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 1,587 students applied to Sterling College. Of those students, 643 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Sterling College was $25,000, in addition to fees of $1,000. 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 Sterling College.

Sterling College has a 53% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Sterling College Requirements

Academic standards

Moderate

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GPARequired
Applicants admitted

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The Sterling College acceptance rate is 41%. To put this into perspective, 643 of the 1,587 students who applied to Sterling College in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Sterling College is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Sterling College had an SAT score between the range of 930 and 1,070. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Sterling College was between 17 and 23 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Sterling College as part of their application.

Sterling College Cost

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Sterling College, the tuition for in-state residents is $25,000. Combined with fees of $1,000, room and board costs of $8,506, other expenses of $1,600 and the $1,200 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students 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 $26,000 in tuition.

Students at Sterling College are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Sterling College was $4,231 last year, with 54% of students being awarded federal aid.

Sterling College Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio10:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Sterling College.

Sterling College has a good gender split, with 43% of undergraduates being female and 57% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 46% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 46% of students come from in-state and 8% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Sterling College is 10:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Sterling College Popular Majors and Programs

EDUCATION
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, FITNESS, AND KINESIOLOGY
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES

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