PO Box 98 Sterling, KS 67579 620-278-4275
About Sterling College
  • Year of Foundation 1887
  • Size of Campus 42 acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 98
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 48% 52% 47%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $19,000
  • Room and Board $6,830
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition N/A
  • Application Fee $25
  • Enrollment No. 673
Sterling College is a Christ-centered, four-year liberal arts college located in Sterling, Kansas with a mission "to develop creative and thoughtful leaders who understand a maturing Christian faith."[3] The school is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and The Higher Learning Commission. The college was founded in 1887 by the Synod of Kansas of the United Presbyterian Church of North America as Cooper Memorial College. It changed its name to Sterling in 1920.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of honor societies N/A
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations N/A
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations N/A
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Sterling Seminar Series, Open Stage, Talent Shows, Various Bands, Yoga, Wellness Seminar Series, Internship Presentations, Cinema Borealis, Senior Applied Research Project Presentations, Brown Library Art Gallery Openings, Outdoor Recreational Activities
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Distance to nearest train Montpelier (35)
  • Distance to nearest bus Montpelier (35)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Burlington (60), Manchester, NH (150)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 51%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 6%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 77%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 0%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (97%), apartments for married students (3%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 43%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 4
Campus Services
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance, other
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, older student, psychological, birth control
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Museums N/A
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Number Of Subscriptions 127
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • Library Facilities The Center for Northern Studies Library
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Microforms N/A
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Student Computer Availability yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Number Of Books in Library 13,630
  • Campus Safety 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 600
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 2 years 100%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,450
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 90%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 73%
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year 100%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Rural