Brevard College

Brevard College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Brevard College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you’ll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Brevard College Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Brevard College was awarded 46 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is criminal justice.

Overall Quality

Brevard College landed the #2,041 spot in College Factual's 2022 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 2,576 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking.

Out of the 113 colleges in North Carolina, Brevard College is ranked at #78.

See all of the rankings for Brevard College.

Is It Hard to Get Into Brevard College?

Acceptance Rate

If you're applying to Brevard College you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 45%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.

Learn more about Brevard College admissions.

Brevard College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Brevard College is an impressive 11 to 1. That's quite good when you compare it to the national average of 15 to 1. This is a good sign that students at the school will have more opportunities for one-on-one interactions with their professors.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Brevard College is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Brevard College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Brevard College this rate is 60%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  60 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at Brevard College is 26%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  26 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Brevard College.

Brevard College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 828 undergraduates at Brevard College with 801 being full-time and 27 being part-time.

How Much Does Brevard College Cost?

The overall average net price of Brevard College is $22,933. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Brevard College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$22,193 $29,413 $32,263 $28,880 $25,430

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Brevard College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Brevard College, approximately 75% of students took out student loans averaging $7,244 a year. That adds up to $28,976 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Brevard College is 13.3%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Brevard College Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Brevard College with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $31,600 in their early years. This is about 21% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.


See which majors at Brevard College make the most money.

Location of Brevard College

Brevard College is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Brevard, North Carolina. Brevard is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.

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Contact details for Brevard College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: One Brevard College Drive, Brevard, NC 28712
Phone: 828-884-8332

Brevard College Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Criminal Justice & Corrections 19 $35,416
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 14 NA
Business Administration & Management 14 $28,816
Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies 13 $24,421
Fine & Studio Arts 8 NA
Natural Resources Conservation 6 NA
Health & Physical Education 5 $28,598
Health Sciences & Services 5 NA
General Biology 4 NA
Music 4 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Brevard College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Learn more about online learning at Brevard College.

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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