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Christendom College

Front Royal, VA

At A Glance

Main Address

134 Christendom Dr

Front Royal, VA 22630-6534

https://www.christendom.edu/

Admission Office

134 Christendom Drive

Front Royal, VA 22630

(540) 636-2900

Fax : (540) 631-0297

admissions@christendom.edu

Contact : Samuel Phillips

Director of Admissions

Type of School

Small

Private

liberal arts college

4-year school

Coed

Regionally Accredited

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Roman Catholic Church

College Board Code: 5691

Quick Facts

Percentage of students graduating within 6 years : 63.0%

Total undergraduates : 493

Percentage of financial need met (average) : 71.0%

Average financial aid package : $19,170.00

In-State Tuition : $27,980.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $27,980.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Associate

Bachelor's

Master's

Setting

Large Town (10-50k)

Rural

Residential campus

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : May 1

Housing deposit due : May 1

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : Mar 1

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : Jun 1

Financial Aid Priority Application due : Apr 1

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Degrees Offered in : Associate, Bachelor's, Master's degrees

Graduating in 6 years : 63.0%

Returning for sophomore year : 85.0%

Accreditation and Associations

Regionally Accredited

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Most Popular Majors

Bachelor's
Philosophy and Religious Studies : 23.0%
History : 20.0%
English : 18.0%
Theology and Religious Vocations : 16.0%
Social Sciences : 12.0%
Foreign Languages and Literature : 8.0%

Associates
Liberal Arts : 100.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

English Language, Literature & Letters
English Language and Literature, General B

Foreign Language, Literatures & Linguistics
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General B

History
History, General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies A

Mathematics & Statistics
Mathematics, General B

Philosophy & Religious Studies
Philosophy B

Social Sciences
Political Science and Government, General B

Theology & Religious Vocations
Theology/Theological Studies B M

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Double Major

Honors Program

Independent Study

Internships

Liberal Arts/Career Combination

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

Computer Services

70 Public computers, available in: Libraries, Computer Center

Wireless network available

Where Graduates Go

Within one year of receiving their bachelor’s degree:

Law : 2.0%

Business : 2.0%

Medical : 1.0%

Other : 12.0%

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Small

Geographic Location : 75 miles from Washington, DC.

Large Town

Rural

Residential Campus

Total undergraduates : 493

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : --

Degree-seeking undergrads : 493

Graduate enrollment : --

Student General Information

All students average age : 20

Full time students average age : 20

In state students : 37.0%

Out of state students : 63.0%

Other Activities & Organizations

Other Activities & Organizations : Although no student is required to participate, college encourages Catholic observances.

Student Newspaper : The Rambler

Student Newspaper URL : www.christendomrambler.com/

Housing Policies

First-year students living in college housing : 85.0%

All undergraduates living in college housing : 85.0%

Housing Options

Men's Housing

Women's Housing

Additional Housing Options

Housing deposit : $250.00

Housing deposit due : May 1

Housing deposit is not refunded if student does not enroll.

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Crusaders

Sport Member : NSCAA

Sport's Levels Available

Club

Intramural

Intercollegiate

Counseling And Wellness

Career counseling

Personal counseling

Placement services for graduates

Financial aid counseling

Chaplain/spiritual director

Health services

Employment services for undergraduates

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Pre-admission summer program

Writing center

Reduced course load

Study skills assistance

Tutoring

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

Y

Choral Groups

Y

Concert Band

N

Dance Activity

Y

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

Y

Fraternities

N

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

N

Jazz Band

N

Literary Magazine

N

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

Y

Musical Theater

Y

Opera

N

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

Y

Sororities

N

Student Newspaper

Y

Symphony Orchestra

Y

Television Station

N

Yearbook

Y

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Baseball

Men's Intercollegiate

Basketball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Boxing

Men's Intramural

Cross-Country

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Equestrian

Men's Club

Women's Club

Football(non-tackle)

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Handball

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Racquetball

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Rugby

Men's Intercollegiate

Skiing

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Soccer

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Softball

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Swimming

Men's Club

Women's Club

Table tennis

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Tennis

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Ultimate Frisbee

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Volleyball

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $0.00

Application Fee Waiver Available: No

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

Very Important

Academic GPA

Application Essay

Character/Personal Qualities

Level of Applicant's Interest

Recommendations

Religious Affiliation or Commitment

Standardized Test Scores

Important

Alumni Relation

Rigor of secondary school record

Considered

Class Rank

Extracurricular Activities

First generation college student

Interview

Talent/Ability

Volunteer Work

Work Experience

Test Policies for Admission Decisions

Required: SAT or ACT

Test Policies for placement

AP

SAT score use policy

Highest Section Scores Across Test Dates

Other Test Policies

We also accept the Classic Learning Test (CLT) as an alternative to the SAT and ACT.

A note from the college

Secondary school record, essay, test scores, class rank, GPA, recommendations important.

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : No

AP credit policy depends on student’s major, school, or program : Yes

From the college: The College may grant both placement and credit toward the undergraduate degree through the Advanced Placement Examinations of the College Entrance Examination Board. AP credit may be given for U.S. History, Art History, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, English Literature and Composition, European History, French Language, U.S. Government and Politics, Latin, Calculus, Physics, and Spanish Language. A score of 4 or 5 in any of the above-listed fields will be granted liberal arts elective credit, to the limit of 9 semester hours towards fulfillment of degree requirements. On the recommendation of the relevant department chairman, the Academic Dean may grant credit toward fulfillment of certain departmental major requirements.

High school Coursework

High school diploma or equivalent is not required

Course Name

Required

Recommended

History

0

2

English

0

4

Math

0

2

Science

0

2

Social Studies

0

1

Foreign Language

0

2

Academic Electives

0

1

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : -- and Percent who submitted ACT scores : --

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

*

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

*

ACT Composite

*


* The college did not report these requirements or does not have specific requirements.


AP & Admission Policy

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits (By semester credits)

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

Art History

4

--

--

All

Biology

4

--

--

All

Calculus AB

4

--

--

All

Calculus BC

4

--

--

All

Chemistry

4

--

--

All

Computer Science A

4

--

--

All

English Literature and Composition

4

--

--

All

European History

4

--

--

All

French Language and Culture

4

--

--

All

Latin

4

--

--

All

Physics 1

4

--

--

All

Physics 2

4

--

--

All

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

4

--

--

All

Physics C: Mechanics

4

--

--

All

Spanish Language and Culture

4

--

--

All

United States Government and Politics

4

--

--

All

United States History

4

--

--

All

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

% of scholarship / grants : 69.0%

% of loans / jobs : 31.0%

% of freshmen with need who received financial aid : 100.0%

% Applied for need-based aid : 53.0%

% Judged to have need : 100.0%

% that were offered aid : 100.0%

% of need met : 71.0%

Average 1st year financial aid package : $19,170.00

Avg non need-based aid : $9,711.00

Avg need-based scholarship or grant award : $7,538.00

Avg need-based loan : $5,946.00

Avg indebtedness at graduation : $34,183.00

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Priority Deadline : Apr 1

Regular Financial Aid Deadline : Jun 1

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Alisa Polk

Financial aid office phone : (800) 877-5456

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

Institution's own financial aid form

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Scholarship Opportunities

Padre Pio Full-Tuition Scholarship. Applicants can participate in a competition which involves an essay and interview with a faculty panel for the chance to receive a full-tuition scholarship. We also offer up to five full-tuition scholarships for National Merit Finalists.

Non need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Alumni Affiliation

Work Study Programs

Nights

Weekends

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Installment payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$27,980.00

$27,980.00

$27,980.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$27,980.00

$27,980.00

$27,980.00

Room and board:

$11,250.00

--

--

Books and supplies:

$780.00

$780.00

$780.00

Estimated personal expenses:

$300.00

--

$300.00

Transportation expenses:

$1,340.00

--

--

Estimated Total In-state:

$41,650.00

$28,760.00

$29,060.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$41,650.00

$28,760.00

$29,060.00

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For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: 12

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: 60

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: 90

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: 38

Admission Requirements (Required)

High School Transcript

College Transcript(s)

Essay or Personal Statement

Admission Requirements (Recommended)

Interview

Students who applied for transfer

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Spring

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Junior

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Pre-admission transcript evaluation (determination of what courses will transfer)

Special Requirements

--

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: --

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $27,980.00

Room & Board(on-campus): $11,250.00

Room & Board(off-campus): --

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: --

Financial Aid

International students eligible for non-need based aid

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: --

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students