Cornerstone University Rankings

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In the World#4277 of 14178
In North America#1195 of 2629
In the United States#1121 of 2528
In Michigan#27 of 62
In Grand Rapids#2 of 7

Quick Review

Religion
Interdenominational
Acceptance rate
78%
Average SAT
1070
Average ACT
23
Avg. cost to attend
$19,923 /y
Aid receiving
99%
Undergraduates
1,504
Graduates
494
Male:Female Ratio
38:62
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Cornerstone University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate78%76%78%
Applicants2,5198751,644
Admissions1,9546691,285
Freshmen enrolled full time299111188
Freshmen enrolled part time918

59 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

462 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
265 or 88%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 950
or below

75% of them
had 1190
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Cornerstone University are 950-1190 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
79 or 26%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 19
or below

75% of them
had 26
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Cornerstone University are 19-26 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1525 (76%)
Black or African American224 (11%)
Hispanic94 (5%)
Nonresident Alien78 (4%)
Asian36 (2%)
Two or more races34 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native3 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander2 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$19,923/year
Average aid awarded
$14,813
Students receiving aid
99%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$18,169
$30-48K$17,478
$48-75K$19,973
$75-110K$21,828
$110K+$22,661

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$25,360$13,680
Tuition in-state$25,360$13,680
Tuition out-of-state$25,360$13,680
Fee in-district$790
Fee in-state$790
Fee out-of-state$790

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity805
Combined charge for room and board$9,630

Cornerstone University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Business Administration and Management, General241036
Counseling Psychology1039
Psychology, General37
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other2111
Kinesiology and Exercise Science25
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other817
Project Management25
Marketing & Marketing Management, General23
Speech Communication and Rhetoric22
Finance, General614
Bible & Biblical Studies413
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor17
Social Work14
Elementary Education and Teaching14
Youth Ministry14
Human Services, General12
International Business & Trade & Commerce39
Divinity & Ministry11
Health & Health Care Administration & Management11
Pre-Medicine & Pre-Medical Studies9
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other26
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia8
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management8
Educational Leadership and Administration, General62
General Studies7
Humanities & Humanistic Studies7
English & Language Arts Teacher Education6
History, General6
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education5
Accounting5
Developmental and Child Psychology4
Management Information Systems, General4
Cinematography and Film & Video Production4
Christian Studies4
Curriculum and Instruction4
Pre-Nursing Studies3
Social Studies Teacher Education3
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching3
Mathematics, General3
Publishing3
Religious Education3
Pastoral Studies & Counseling3
Music, General2
Music Teacher Education2
Health & Medical Preparatory Programs, Other2
Environmental Biology2
Pre-Occupational Therapy Studies2
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing2
Non-Profit & Public & Organizational Management2
Early Childhood Education and Teaching1
Music, Other1
Music Performance, General1
Spanish Language Teacher Education1
Biology & Biological Sciences, General1
Family Psychology1
Education & Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities1
Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Missions & Missionary Studies and Missiology1
Pre-Dentistry Studies1
Creative Writing1
Graphic Design1
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Other1
Grand Total404162002
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate60%54%65%
  • Full-time retention rate - 79%

Publications & Citations

Publications
51
Citations
412

Publication count by topic

Psychology
15
Medicine
5
Sociology
4
Art
4
Economics
4
History
3
Biology
3
Business
2
Philosophy
2
Engineering
2
Computer science
2
Chemistry
1
Political science
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Art28672
Sociology295884
Psychology463484
Economics46398
Chemistry60685
Computer science62225
Medicine62515
Biology63141

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
200433
200505
2006315
2007322
2008328
2009152
2010126
2011118
2012224
2013331
2014234
2015331
2016125
2017438
2018116
2019512
20201122

General info

Alternative namesCU
Founded1941
WikipediaCornerstone University
Colorsnavy blue, gold
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff316
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address1001 E Beltline Ave NE
Grand Rapids, Michigan, 49525-5897
United States
City population113,000
Phone6169495300

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