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Columbia Union College

Type of school: Private institution
Year founded: 1904
Affiliation: Seventh-day Adventist
Academic calendar: Semester
Undergraduate student body: 1,033
Environment: Suburban
Endowment: $3,678,598
Admissions Address

7600 Flower Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912



Admissions E-mail



Selectivity: Less Selective
Average high school GPA: 3.0
Send application by: August 1
Admissions Contact Information
Admissions director: Emile John
Admissions office telephone: (301) 891-4080
Fall 2008 Admissions Deadlines Regular decision
Send application by: August 1
Decision sent by: Other
Accept offer by: August 15
Early decision
Not offered
Early action
Not offered Application fee: $25
Is the fee refundable? No
Can fee be waived for students with financial need? Yes
Does school have a waiting list? No
Can admission be deferred? Yes
Accepted application formats:
Applications on floppy disks: No
Applications via E-mail: No
Tuition deposit: N/A
Room deposit: $150 (Refundable)
Admissions Requirements
High school completion requirement: High school diploma is required and GED is accepted
General college-preparatory program: Required
Distribution of high school units required and/or recommended*
  Units Required Units Recommended
English 4 4
Mathematics 2 4
Science 2 4
Lab 2 4
Foreign language 2 2
Social studies 2 2
History 4 4
Academic electives N/A 2
Total academic units 16 26

*One unit equals one year of study or its equivalent.
Campus visit: Recommended
Admissions interview: Neither required nor recommended
Off-campus interview: May be arranged
Does the college use SAT or ACT scores in admissions decisions for first-time, first-year applicants? Yes
SAT/ACT requirements: Either SAT or ACT required.
SAT/ACT scores must be received by: July 15
Tests accepted for Fall 2008 entering class: ACT with writing
SAT Subject Test scores must be received by: N/A
Open admission policy? No
What is the relative importance of specific academic factors in admission decisions?
Rigor of secondary school record: Very important
Class rank: Not considered
Academic GPA: Very important
Standardized test scores: Very important
Application essay: Important
Recommendation: Important
What is the relative importance of specific nonacademic factors in admission decisions?
Interview: Not considered
Extracurricular activities: Important
Talent/ability: Important
Character/personal qualities: Important
First generation: Not considered
Alumni/ae relation: Not considered
Geographical residence: Not considered
State residency: Not considered
Religious affiliation/commitment: Important
Racial/ethnic status: Not considered
Volunteer work: Important
Work experience: Considered
Level of applicant's interest: N/A
2006-2007 Admissions Statistics
Selectivity: Less Selective
Overall acceptance rate: 42%
Early-decision acceptance rate: N/A
Early-action acceptance rate: N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early-action and early-decision students): 42%
Total applicants: 1,435
Total acceptances: 609
Total freshman enrollment: 145
Proportion of freshman enrolled from early action and early decision: N/A
Proportion of freshman enrolled from early action and early decision is not available for graphing.

Male applicants: 527
Male acceptances: 211
Male freshman enrollment: 61
Female applicants: 908
Female acceptances: 398
Female freshman enrollment: 84
Out-of-state freshmen: 51%
Qualified applicants offered a place on waiting list: N/A
Applicants accepting a place on waiting list: N/A
Students enrolled from waiting list: N/A

 2006-2007 Freshman Class Profile
Class rank (top 10, 25, 50) data not available for graphing.
Top 10 percent of high school class: N/A
Top 25 percent of high school class: N/A
Top 50 percent of high school class: N/A
First-year students submitting high school class standing: N/A
Average high school GPA: 3.0
First-year students submitting GPA: 93%
First-year students submitting SAT scores: 67%
SAT scores (25/75 percentile):
Critical Reading: 380 – 508
Math: 340 – 478
Combined: 720 – 986

 Percent of first-time, first-year students enrolled in Fall 2006 with scores in each range:
  SAT Critical Reading SAT Math
700-800 2.0% N/A
600-699 1.0% 6.0%
500-599 26.0% 16.0%
400-499 43.0% 43.0%
300-399 23.0% 25.0%
200-299 5.0% 10.0%

First-year students submitting ACT scores: 19%
ACT scores (25/75 percentile):
English: 15 – 20
Math: 13 – 20
Composite: 14 – 22

 Percent of first-time, first-year students enrolled in Fall 2006 with scores in each range:
  ACT Composite ACT English ACT Math
30-36 4.0% 4.0% 4.0%
24-29 11.0% 14.0% 11.0%
18-23 21.0% 25.0% 25.0%
12-17 64.0% 43.0% 60.0%
6-11 N/A 14.0% N/A
Below 6 N/A N/A N/A


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