Montreat College

Montreat, NC 28757
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Montreat College is one of the forty-nine private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in North Carolina. The campus is located in a suburb, in Montreat.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 917 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 176 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 109 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 62%). Every year 32% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Montreat College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $25,480, and fees were $250. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $25,480 and $250 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students917
Student to Faculty Ratio9:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate62%

Nursing Programs

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1960 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT920 to 1150
ACT17 to 24
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$660/credit
In State Students$660/credit
Out of State Students$660/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$510/credit
In State Students$510/credit
Out of State Students$510/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $29,700 $29,700 $29,700
ADN 70 $46,200 $46,200 $46,200
BSN 125 $82,500 $82,500 $82,500
FNP 50 $25,500 $25,500 $25,500
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of Montreat College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 50% $4,261
Other Federal Grant 22% $928
State Grant & Scholarships 48% $4,528
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 100% $11,141
Federal Student Loans 82% $9,686
Private Loans 9% $11,699


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$17,415
$30,001 to $48,000$17,569
$48,001 to $75,000$18,431
$75,001 to $110,000$23,435
Over $110,000$25,315

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and North Carolina state board of nursing.
Montreat College
310 Gaither Circle
Montreat, NC 28757

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