Mars Hill University Rankings

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In the World#7288 of 14178
In North America#1798 of 2629
In the United States#1711 of 2528
In North Carolina#49 of 66
In Mars Hill#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
63%
Average SAT
1035
Average ACT
21
Avg. cost to attend
$14,967 /y
Aid receiving
98%
Undergraduates
1,042
Graduates
24
Male:Female Ratio
45:55
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
mhu.edu

Mars Hill University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate63%64%63%
Applicants1,8387871,051
Admissions1,164505659
Freshmen enrolled full time274139135
Freshmen enrolled part time422

109 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

5 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
168 or 60%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 940
or below

75% of them
had 1130
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Mars Hill University are 940-1130 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
183 or 66%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 18
or below

75% of them
had 23
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Mars Hill University are 18-23 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

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

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White688 (65%)
Black or African American184 (17%)
Hispanic74 (7%)
Nonresident Alien48 (5%)
Two or more races44 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown7 (0.7%)
Asian7 (0.7%)
American Indian or Alaska Native4 (0.4%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$14,967/year
Average aid awarded
$29,126
Students receiving aid
98%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$18,662
$30-48K$15,678
$48-75K$16,517
$75-110K$21,037
$110K+$25,982

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$29,950$10,999
Tuition in-state$29,950$10,999
Tuition out-of-state$29,950$10,999
Fee in-district$4,168
Fee in-state$4,168
Fee out-of-state$4,168

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,029
Combined charge for room and board$9,878

Mars Hill University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Business Administration and Management, General463
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration28
Social Work24
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse20
Biology & Biological Sciences, General16
Elementary Education and Teaching123
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching12
English Language and Literature, General9
Political Science and Government, General7
Art & Art Studies, General6
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies6
Athletic Training & Trainer5
Psychology, General5
Music Teacher Education5
Computer and Information Sciences, General5
Special Education and Teaching, Other5
History, General4
Music, General3
Fashion Merchandising2
Sociology2
International Relations and Affairs2
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General2
Special Education and Teaching, General1
Design and Visual Communications, General1
Spanish Language and Literature1
Music Performance, General1
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor1
Chemistry, General1
Zoology & Animal Biology1
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General1
Mathematics, General1
Grand Total2356
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate30%25%37%
  • Full-time retention rate - 63%

Publications & Citations

Publications
69
Citations
1,618

Publication count by topic

Biology
13
Psychology
13
Geography
10
Political science
8
Sociology
5
Art
5
History
3
Environmental science
2
Medicine
2
Business
1
Chemistry
1
Engineering
1
Mathematics
1
Computer science
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Geography1759557
Art25474
Environmental science3026236
Sociology339141
Biology4026449
Psychology4373118
Chemistry4891111
Computer science510057
Political science51162
Mathematics58355
Engineering58582
Medicine61697

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199008
199104
199215
199302
199404
199525
199614
199736
199827
1999116
200005
2001122
2002223
2003323
2004028
2005158
2006142
2007062
2008158
2009560
2010275
2011276
2012577
201311119
20149145
20151134

General info

Alternative namesMHU
Founded1856
WikipediaMars Hill University
MottoPro Christo Adolescentibusque for Christ and for Youth
Colorsblue, gold
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff295
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address100 Athletic St
Mars Hill, North Carolina, 28754
United States
City population2,000
Phone8286894968
Fax+1 (828) 689 1473

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