PO Box 370,Mars Hill, NC 28754 828-689-1201
http://www.mhc.edu admissions@mhc.edu
About Mars Hill College
  • Year of Foundation 1856
  • Size of Campus 180 acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Baptist
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,308
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 56%, 44%, 35%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 16,854
  • Room and Board $5,900
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee 25
  • Enrollment No. 1,177
Mars Hill College was founded as the French Broad Baptist Institute in Madison County in 1856, in the days leading up to the Civil War. Shortly thereafter, the name was changed to Mars Hill College, Mars Hill College, an academic community rooted in the Christian faith, challenges and equips students to pursue intellectual, spiritual, and personal growth through an education that is: * grounded in a rigorous study of the Liberal Arts * connected with the world of work * committed to character development, to service, and to responsible citizenship in the community, the region, and the world.
Social Life And Activities
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus N/A
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Christian Student Movement, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, New Beginning Singers, Campus Crusade, Journey Team
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Chi, Beta Beta Beta, Logothia, Phi Alpha Theta, Pi Sigma Alpha, Psychology Honor Society, Science Honor Club, Sigma Tau Delta, Phi Tau Omega, Business Honor Society, Alpha Psi Omega
  • Number of sororities 5
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code
  • Number of frats 6
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) International Club, Ladies of Distinction, Harambee
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of students in fraternities 6
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Distance to nearest train Greenville, South Carolina (80)
  • Distance to nearest bus Asheville, North Carolina (19)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Asheville, North Carolina (32), Greenville, South Carolina (80)
Student Housing
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms (42%), men's dorms (42%), apartment for single students (16%)
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 12
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 7%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 67%
  • Number of students using college housing 58%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 11%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 15%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
Campus Services
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Library On Campus N/A
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi N/A
  • Number of e-books 41,194
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Computer Courses No
  • Internet Access N/A
  • Number Of Books in Library 84,801
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 5,238
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic, religious
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support
  • Number Of Subscriptions 10,718
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • Museums Harris Media Center, Education Curriculum Library, Rural Life Museum
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network
  • Number Of Microforms 198,955
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Career placment and training resume assistance, interest inventory
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 17%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,150
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Student Employment N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Rural