P. O. BOX 1470, Hawkins, TX 75765-1470 903-769-5730
http://www.jarvis.edu Recruitment@jarvis.edu
About Jarvis Christian College
  • Year of Foundation 1912
  • Size of Campus 243 acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Disciples of Christ
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 572
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 60%, 40%, 15%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $8,528
  • Room and Board $6,715
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Least selective
  • Application Fee $50
  • Enrollment No. 547
Jarvis Christian College, an accredited, private, co-educational, church-related college, is located one mile east of Hawkins, Texas, and four miles west of Big Sandy, Texas, on U.S. Highway 80. It is fourteen miles from U.S. Interstate 20. Accessible Texas cities within a radius of thirty miles are Mineola, eighteen miles west; Gladewater, fifteen miles east; Tyler, twenty miles south; and Longview, twenty-five miles east.
Social Life And Activities
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, class attendance policies set by individual instructors, dress/hair code, hazing prohibited
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Founders'/Homecoming; Hall of Fame Banquet; Coronation of Miss Jarvis Christian College
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) National Association of Black Accountants
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 10%
  • Number of students in fraternities 4
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Kappa Mu; Beta Kappa Chi; Sigma Tau Delta; Sigma Beta Delta; Jets Honors Society; Delta Mu Delta
  • Percent students who are frat members 10%
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Bible School; College Church; United Deacons and Deaconesses; United Campus Christian Fellowship; Student Ministers Association;
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 4
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Number of sororities 4
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Dallas, Texas (100), Tyler, Texas (25)
  • Distance to nearest train Mineola, Texas (20)
  • Distance to nearest bus Gladewater, Texas (15)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
Student Housing
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 85%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 5%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms (45%), men's dorms (50%), apartments for married students (5%)
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 15
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 0%
  • On and Off campus housing offered N/A
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 50%
  • Number of students using college housing 84%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 45%
Campus Services
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books 19,000
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 19
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities Archives of the Black Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Texas Jarvis Christian College Archives
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 54,170
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Museums N/A
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Subscriptions 121
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 28
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 135
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 850
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 16
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 163
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 213
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 95%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year 100%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment Yes
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Texas Public Schools
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 2%
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Employed Students after 2 years 100%
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 5,000
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Rural