Fast Facts

Founded

1916

Campuses

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

Acres

132

Enrollment

  • Total: 911
  • School of Arts and Sciences: 538
  • School of Adult and Graduate Studies: 301

Student-to-faculty ratio

9:1

Job & grad school placement rate at time of graduation

70%

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

Programs

Undergraduate, Adult Undergraduate, Graduate

Student Learning Outcomes

View 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
  • Softball
  • Baseball
  • Volleyball

Comprehensive fee (School of Arts and Sciences)

$36,985 (includes tuition, room, and board)

Students receiving financial aid

99%

Funds raised annually

$5.5 million (FY 2017)

Percent of Annual Fund allocated for financial aid

100%

Endowment

Approximately $7 million

Affiliation

  • 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.

Consumer Information

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