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Here, fact and faith go hand in hand. So even our most basic points tell a Christian story. (We’ve heard that God is in the details.) And that’s what we’re about—a Christ-centered community of students and educators.


Get to know Montreat College.




  • Montreat, NC (43-acre main campus, traditional program)
  • Asheville, NC   
  • Charlotte, NC
  • Black Mountain, NC (89-acre campus)
  • Morganton, NC




Total: 924

     School of Arts and Sciences: 461

     School of Adult and Graduate Studies: 463

Student-to-faculty ratio: 


Job & grad school placement rate at time of graduation:


Sample list of institutions where recent Montreat alumni have pursued graduate & doctoral studies:

  • James Madison University
  • Fuller Theological Seminary
  • University of Texas
  • Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
  • University of Tennessee-Knoxville School of Veterinary Medicine
  • University College of London (UK)
  • Montreat College


Undergraduate, Adult Undergraduate, Graduate

Student Learning Outcomes:

Click here for a program by program breakdown of student learning outcomes at Montreat.

States represented:

More than 30

Countries represented:

More than 10

Athletic teams:

Men’s and Women’s Soccer
Men’s and Women’s Basketball
Men’s and Women’s Golf
Men’s and Women’s Cross Country
Men’s and Women’s Track and Field
Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse
Men’s and Women’s Tennis
Comprehensive fee (School of Arts and Sciences): 
$34,170 (includes tuition, fees, room, and board)

Students receiving financial aid:

Funds raised annually:
$9.1 million (FY 2015)

Percent of Annual Fund allocated for financial aid:



Approximately $6.9 million


  • Council for Christian Colleges & Universities
  • Appalachian College Association
  • Council of Independent Colleges
  • North Carolina Independent Colleges & Universities
  • National Association of Independent Colleges & Universities

Athletic affiliation: 

  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

Athletic conference:

  • Appalachian Athletic Conference (AAC)

Denominational Statement:

Montreat College is an independent, self-governing college, related to the Presbyterian Church by history, location, and long-standing relationships with the Mountain Retreat Association and the Association of Presbyterian Colleges and Universities.  The College seeks to honor Jesus Christ and our Presbyterian and Reformed heritage while remaining uninvolved in denominational politics and administration and welcoming students without regard to religious affiliation.

Environmental Statement:

Montreat College is committed to ensuring a safe and environmentally healthy community for our students, staff, visitors, faculty and administration to live, learn, work, play and improve the environment where all of this takes place. “Rooted in the belief that we have a Biblical mandate to care for creation, we are striving to model and promote wise management and stewardship out of respect for the Creator.” The College believes in compliance on all levels. Compliance with federal and state law and EPA policy and guidance and the scriptural command to care for the environment are key to our efforts and are led by our President.  


  • Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools

Montreat College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools to award associate’s degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and master’s degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097 or call 404.679.4500 for questions about the accreditation of Montreat College.

Consumer Information:

Review our Notice of Availability of Institutional and Financial Aid Information for general institutional information, student financial assistance information, health and safety policies, student outcomes, and other helpful links.