Covenant College

Covenant College Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is Covenant College Ranked?

2022 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Covenant College was awarded 78 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is teacher education grade specific.

Overall Quality

Covenant is ranked #777 out of 2,576 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2022 Best Colleges list.

Covenant is also ranked #16 out of 80 schools in Georgia.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Covenant?

Acceptance Rate

Covenant College has an acceptance rate of 98%, so it is easier to gain admission to this school than some others. Still, the admissions staff will examine your application closely to make sure you're a good fit for Covenant.

Average Test Scores

About 60% of students accepted to Covenant submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 540 and 670. Math scores were between 520 and 635.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Covenant College  ( 540 to 670 )
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800

SAT Math Scores for Covenant College  ( 520 to 635 )
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800
Covenant received ACT scores from 62% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 22 and 29.

ACT Composite Scores for Covenant College  ( 22 to 29 )
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Learn more about Covenant College admissions.

Covenant College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at Covenant it is much better at 12 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Covenant College is 99%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  99 out of 100
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100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Covenant College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 84% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Covenant College enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  84 out of 100
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100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Covenant for first-time, full-time students is 65%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  65 out of 100
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100

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

Covenant College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 865 undergraduates at Covenant with 801 being full-time and 64 being part-time.

How Much Does Covenant College Cost?

The overall average net price of Covenant is $23,413. 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 Covenant

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$17,334 $23,654 $21,402 $23,032 $26,868

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 Covenant, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Covenant, approximately 49% of students took out student loans averaging $7,087 a year. That adds up to $28,348 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Covenant is 2.3%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Covenant Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Covenant make around $41,200 per year during the early years of their employment. This is right on par with the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. Also, graduates in your major field may make more.

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See which majors at Covenant College make the most money.

Location of Covenant College

Covenant College is a private not-for-profit institution located in Lookout Mountain, Georgia. Students who love country life may enjoy the rural location of Covenant.

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Contact details for Covenant are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 14049 Scenic Highway, Lookout Mountain, GA 30750-4164
Phone: 706-820-1560
Website: www.covenant.edu/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/covenant.edu
Twitter: https://twitter.com/CovenantCollege

Covenant College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 30 majors graduated from Covenant College. Of these students, 243 received undergraduate degrees and 12 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
General Business/Commerce 24 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 18 $33,382
General Psychology 17 $27,669
Fine & Studio Arts 17 $25,194
Economics 16 $35,060
General Biology 16 NA
Biblical Studies 15 NA
History 13 NA
Writing Studies 13 NA
Sociology 12 NA

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

Online Learning at Covenant

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2019-2020, 33 students took at least one online class at Covenant College. This is an increase from the 0 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 33 33
2018-2019 0 0
2017-2018 0 0
2016-2017 0 0
2015-2016 0 0

Learn more about online learning at Covenant College.

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*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.

References

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