Mid-Atlantic Christian University Rankings

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Ranking Category
#7794 of 14,131 In the World
#2081 of 2,597 In North America
#1988 of 2,496 In the United States
#53 of 65 In North Carolina
#2 of 2 In Elizabeth City

Quick Review

Christian Churches and Churches of Christ
Acceptance rate
Avg. cost to attend
$22,120 /y
Aid receiving
Male:Female Ratio
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree

Mid-Atlantic Christian University Acceptance rate and admissions statistics

Mid-Atlantic Christian University has an acceptance rate of 63% and is among the top 24% of the most difficult universities to gain admission to in the United States. The university reports the admission statistics without distinguishing between local and international students.

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 63% 60% 69%
Applicants 210 133 77
Admissions 133 80 53
Freshmen enrolled full time 28 19 9

52 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

19 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

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

Enrollment demographics by race or ethnicity

White 80 (60%)
Black or African American 26 (20%)
Nonresident Alien 11 (8%)
Hispanic 11 (8%)
Two or more races 3 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 1 (0.8%)
Asian 1 (0.8%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

The average net cost to attend Mid-Atlantic Christian University is $22,120 per year, calculated as the sum of the average cost of tuition, room and board, books, and supplies, reduced by the amount of average financial aid received.

The final cost of attendance varies for each student based on household income, residency, program, and other factors.

Net average cost to attend
Average aid awarded
Students receiving aid

Average costs by household income

<$30K $19,658
$30-48K $21,903
$48-75K $21,016
$75-110K $21,726
$110K+ $21,956

Tuition and fees

Tuition in-district $16,000
Tuition in-state $16,000
Tuition out-of-state $16,000
Fee in-district $1,040
Fee in-state $1,040
Fee out-of-state $1,040

Room and board costs

Dormitory capacity 214
Combined charge for room and board $10,000
Room charge $5,000
Meal charge $5,000

Mid-Atlantic Christian University majors

Mid-Atlantic Christian University has granted 14 bachelor's degrees across 6 programs. Below is a table with majors that lead to degrees at Mid-Atlantic Christian University.

Major Bachelor
Youth Ministry 4
Counseling Psychology 3
Pre-Theology & Pre-Ministerial Studies 3
Business Administration and Management, General 2
Bible & Biblical Studies 1
Elementary Education and Teaching 1
Grand Total 14

Mid-Atlantic Christian University has a graduation rate of 43%, which is among the 30% lowest for universities in the US.

Total Men Women
Graduation rate 43% 27% 58%
  • Full-time retention rate - 53%

General info

Alternative names MACU
Founded 1948
Motto Set for the Defense of the Gospel
Colors green, white
Academic calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 45
Carnegie classification Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions

Location and contacts

Address 715 N Poindexter St
Elizabeth City, North Carolina, 27909-4054
United States
City population 19,000
Phone 2523342000

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