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Grace Christian University

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above

School Size & Setting

Large | Suburn

Students-to-Faculty Ratio

84:1

Religious affliation

Other Protestant

Mission Statement

Graduating Godly individuals prepared to serve Christ in church and society

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

$15,000

Out of state

$15,000
Graduate

In state

$11,000

Out of state

$11,000

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
97%
Type of aid % of students receiving aid Average amount
Federal grants 45.0% $4,886
State/local grants 52.0% $3,213
Institutional grants 82.0% $6,329
Loans 76.0% $6,984

Other Estimated Costs

Housing

$8,660 per year

Books & Supplies

$600 per year

Personal Expenses

$2,172 per year

Financial aid resources

Paying for college

Learn about different ways to cover costs, incluing financial aid, GI Bills, grants and scholarships

Applying for financial Aid

Review this step-by-step guide on everything you need to do to complete your application.

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Academics

Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Lay Ministry
  • Human Services, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Bible/Biblical Studies
Full List of Majors

Undergraduate Majors X

  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
    • Business/Commerce, General
      • A program that focuses on the general study of business, including the processes of interchanging goods and services (buying, selling and producing), business organization, and accounting as used in profit-making and nonprofit public and private institutions and agencies. The programs may prepare individuals to apply business principles and techniques in various occupational settings. See other colleges that offer this major
  • COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
    • Communication, General
      • A program that focuses on the comprehensive study of communication, and that spans the study of mass communication/media studies, old and new media technologies, social and political applications, and speech communication and rhetoric. Includes instruction in interpersonal, group, organizational, and intercultural communication; theories of communication; critical thinking, argumentation, and persuasion; written communication; printed, electronic, and digital media; rhetorical tradition and criticism; media, society, and culture; consequences and effects of mass media; media social science and criticism; and quantitative and qualitative methods of inquiry. See other colleges that offer this major
  • HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
    • Criminal Justice and Corrections, General
      • A program of study that focuses on the general study of criminal justice and corrections. Includes instruction in criminology, criminal justice, correctional science, forensic science, law enforcement, psychology, and ethics. See other colleges that offer this major
  • LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
  • MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
  • PSYCHOLOGY
    • Psychology, General
      • A general program that focuses on the scientific study of individual and collective behavior, the physical and environmental bases of behavior, and the analysis and treatment of behavior problems and disorders. Includes instruction in the principles of the various subfields of psychology, research methods, and psychological assessment and testing methods. See other colleges that offer this major
  • PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
    • Human Services, General
      • A program that focuses on the general study and provision of human and social services to individuals and communities and prepares individuals to work in public and private human services agencies and organizations. Includes instruction in the social sciences, psychology, principles of social service, human services policy, planning and evaluation, social services law and administration, and applications to particular issues, services, localities, and populations. See other colleges that offer this major
  • THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS
    • Bible/Biblical Studies
      • A program that focuses on the Christian and/or Jewish Bible and related literature, with an emphasis on understanding and interpreting the theological, doctrinal, and ethical messages contained therein. May include preparation for applying these studies in various religious vocations. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Religious Education
      • A program that focuses on the theory and practice of providing educational services to members of faith communities, within the context of a particular religion, and that prepares individuals to serve as religious educators. Includes instruction in planning and teaching lessons, organizing and supervising instructional activities, designing and developing instructional materials, and administering religious education programs and facilities. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Lay Ministry
      • A program that prepares non-ordained individuals to serve as lay pastors, religious educators, youth leaders, and other professional positions open to the laity in local churches and other settings. Includes instruction in bible studies, theology, spirituality, pastoral counseling, foundations of ministry, effective communication, and church leadership. See other colleges that offer this major
  • VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS

Most Popular Graduate programs

  • Organizational Leadership
  • Bible/Biblical Studies
Full List of Programs

Graduate ProgramsX

  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
    • Organizational Leadership
      • A program that focuses on leadership skills that can be applied to a business, government, non-profit, or educational setting. Includes instruction in organizational planning, dynamics of leadership, finance, team building, conflict resolution and mediation, communication and other management skills. See other colleges that offer this major
  • THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS
    • Bible/Biblical Studies
      • A program that focuses on the Christian and/or Jewish Bible and related literature, with an emphasis on understanding and interpreting the theological, doctrinal, and ethical messages contained therein. May include preparation for applying these studies in various religious vocations. See other colleges that offer this major
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Admissions

Undergraduate acceptance rate

Acceptance rate
100.0%
  • Apply 713
  • Accepted 713
  • Attend 105

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$0
Graduate
$100

Undergraduate application requirements

  • High school transcript

    Required
  • High school GPA

    Not applicable
  • Recommendation letter

    Not applicable
  • Admissions test
    (SAT or ACT)

    Recommended
  • TOEFL
    (international students)

    Required
  • Completion of college
    prep program

    Not applicable
  • Demonstration of
    competencies

    Not applicable
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
55%
Male Students
45%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian44.2%
  2. Not Specified26.09%
  3. Black18.12%
  4. Hispanic/Latino6.61%
  5. Two Or More Ethnicities2.9%
  6. Asian1.18%
  7. American Indian/Alaska Native0.54%
  8. Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.36%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

1,610

Undergraduate students

1,532

Graduate students

78

Full Time Students
58%
Part Time Students
42%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children

Top five largest sports teams

Male sports:
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Golf
  • Softball
Female sports:
  • Softball
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Baseball
Full List of Athletics

Full List of Athletics X

    • Male

    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Bowling
    • Golf
    • Female

    • Softball
    • Volleyball
    • Basketball
    • Bowling
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