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Philander Smith College: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Philander Smith College

Website:
Address: One Trudie Kibbe Reed Drive , Little Rock , Arkansas - 72202-3799
Phone: (501) 375-9845
GENERAL INFORMATION
Type
Four or more years Private not-for-profit
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Bachelor's
Campus setting
Midsize City
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Baccalaureate Colleges--Diverse Fields
Athletics (football) NCAA, Not applicable
Religious affiliation United Methodist
Calendar system Semester
Remedial services Yes
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers Yes
On-campus daycare No
Distance learning No
ROTC No
Study abroad No
Weekend/evening college Yes
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $25
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
843
303
540
Percent admitted
91%
89%
92%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
18%
24%
14%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
330
530
SAT Math
390
530
SAT Writing
340
510
ACT Composite
14
20
ACT English
14
20
ACT Math
15
19
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Admissions test scores Required
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $7,850
Out-of-state tuition $7,850
Books and supplies $900
On-campus room and board $6,650
On-campus other expenses $3,010
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
95%
-
Federal grant aid
82%
$4,228
State or local grant aid
15%
$1,475
Institutional grant aid
60%
-
Loan aid
93%
$5,612
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
587
36%
64%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 584
Estimated graduates enrolled 0
Undergraduates 24 years old -
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old -
GRADUATION RATE
Total 20%
Men 26%
Women 18%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 10%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 17%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 20%

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees $8,402 $8,402 $8,740 $9,000 3.0%
Books and supplies $900 $900 $900 $1,000 11.1%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $6,350 $6,350 $6,650 $6,850 3.0%
Other $2,828 $2,886 $3,010 $3,038 0.9%
Off Campus          
Room and board $6,797 $8,268 $9,168 $9,386 2.4%
Other $3,790 $3,868 $4,034 $4,070 0.9%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $3,790 $3,868 $4,034 $4,070 0.9%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
On Campus $18,480 $18,538 $19,300 $19,888 3.0%
Off Campus $19,889 $21,438 $22,842 $23,456 2.7%
Off Campus with Family $13,092 $13,170 $13,674 $14,070 2.9%
 

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Map of Philander Smith College

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $25
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 1,714 589 1,125
Percent admitted 69% 70% 69%
Percent admitted who enrolled 13% 13% 14%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank X  
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program   X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 19 12%
ACT 127 80%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 400 480
SAT Math 410 500
SAT Writing 390 530
ACT Composite 16 22
ACT English 15 22
ACT Math 16 20

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission 1/1/1949 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools 10/25/1992 -   Accredited