Cornerstone University: Review & Facts

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Cornerstone University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,575 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1941 and is one of the 8 colleges and schools located in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Cornerstone University is affiliated with Non-Denominational Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
59
Fair
At Cornerstone University you can earn your associate's degree, bachelor's degree, or master's degree.

Cornerstone University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 59 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Psychology, Theology and Religion, and Education. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.


Student Retention
79%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Cornerstone University student retention rate is fair at 79% (above Michigan average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
20 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Cornerstone University is below average - 54%.

Student to faculty ratio at Cornerstone University is reasonably decent, 20:1. Read more on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$26,200
High
Average tuition price is very high - $25,600 per year. The additional fees at Cornerstone University beyond tuition are about $600; this comes to $26,200 a year.

Read the details about Cornerstone University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
73%
Doable
According to recent data, 2,620 applications were submitted and 1,912 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get accepted at this school.

The college will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Cornerstone University in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
Cornerstone University offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Cornerstone University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Cornerstone University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 1,000 students, which provides a good on-campus housing opportunity.

Army ROTC programs are available at Cornerstone University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Cornerstone University seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Cornerstone University Location and Maps



Post Address: Cornerstone University, 1001 E Beltline Ave NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49525-5897, USA
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