Cornerstone University: Ranking & Review

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Grand Rapids
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United States
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World
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211714143
Top 25%

Cornerstone University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate67%67%68%
Applicants2,7379061,831
Admissions1,8446081,236
Enrolled undergraduates288111177
Enrolled total (including graduate students)2,3619441,417

846 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

676 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores184
Percent of students submitting SAT scores65%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
530
Math
510

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores151
Percent of students submitting ACT scores53%
ACT Composite
22
ACT English
21
ACT Math
20

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for both undergraduates and graduates.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Cornerstone University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$40,542$40,542
Off-campus$40,542$40,542
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $9,030 and other expenses per full academic year.

Cornerstone University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 763 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$27,150$27,150
Fees for full-time undergraduates$370$370
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$1,030$1,030
Tuition for Full-time graduates$12,960$12,960
Fees for full-time graduates$766$766
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$540$540

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services2813644208
Theology and Religious Vocations4953102
Psychology422668
Education2292556
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies3232
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs3030
Public Administration and Social Service Professions161329
Visual and Performing Arts1717
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies2810
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1010
Health Professions and Related Programs1010
History44
Mathematics and Statistics44
Biological and Biomedical Sciences44
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics22
Grand Total46384156586

A total of 430 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Cornerstone University.

At the master's level 156 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate53%49%55%
  • Full-time retention rate - 77%

General info

Alternative namesCU
Founded1941
Religious affiliationInterdenominational
Mission StatementCornerstone University exists to empower men and women to excel as influencers in our world for Christ by offering a student-focused learning community where Jesus Christ is central.
Colorsnavy blue, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff304
Instructional FTE93
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitecornerstone.edu
Address1001 E Beltline Ave NE
Grand Rapids, Michigan, 49525-5897
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Midsize
City population113,000
Phone6169495300

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