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If you want to know more about Brevard College, such as what majors does it offer, how diverse it is, how well it ranks, and more, this is your one-stop resource. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Brevard College Ranked?

2021 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 12 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is business, management and marketing.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2021 analysis, Brevard College is ranked #1,540 out of 1,715 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

Brevard College also holds the #48 spot on the Best Colleges in North Carolina ranking.

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.

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Brevard College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Brevard College, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 9 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

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 53%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  53 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When it comes to finishing their studies on time, those seeking a bachelor's degree from Brevard College have a four-year graduation rate of 28%. This is comparable to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  28 out of 100

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Good Overall Diversity at Brevard College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 751 undergraduates at Brevard College with 727 being full-time and 24 being part-time.

Brevard College Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and racial-ethnic minorities*. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

The overall diversity score for Brevard College is 82.35 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  82.35 out of 100
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How Much Does Brevard College Cost?

The overall average net price of Brevard College is $21,716. 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 +
$21,420 $26,246 $24,081 $24,109 $23,859

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 71% of students took out student loans averaging $7,113 a year. That adds up to $28,452 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Brevard College is 11.9%. 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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Location of Brevard College

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
Business Administration & Management 18 $27,500
Health & Physical Education 14 NA
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 11 NA
Criminal Justice & Corrections 11 NA
Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies 9 NA
Drama & Theater Arts 8 NA
General Biology 8 NA
History 7 NA
General Psychology 6 NA
Music 5 NA

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

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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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