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Criswell College Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about Criswell College. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you’ll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is Criswell 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.

Criswell College was awarded 88 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is church planting.

Overall Quality

Criswell College was not ranked in College Factual's 2022 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

Is It Hard to Get Into Criswell College?

Acceptance Rate

With an acceptance rate of 100%, Criswell College is easier to get into than many other schools. But that doesn't mean you can slack off on your application. Make sure to treat this school like any other when submitting requested materials and documents.

Average Test Scores

About 60% of students accepted to Criswell College submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 490 and 595. Math scores were between 458 and 545.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Criswell College  ( 490 to 595 )

SAT Math Scores for Criswell College  ( 458 to 545 )
Criswell College received ACT scores from 25% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 16 and 23.

ACT Composite Scores for Criswell College  ( 16 to 23 )

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Criswell 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 Criswell College it is much better at 7 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 Criswell College is 50%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  50 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Criswell College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 81% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Criswell 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  81 out of 100

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

Criswell College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 158 undergraduates at Criswell College with 87 being full-time and 71 being part-time.

How Much Does Criswell College Cost?

The overall average net price of Criswell College is $14,137. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

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 Criswell College, 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 Criswell College, approximately 53% of students took out student loans averaging $5,425 a year. That adds up to $21,700 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Criswell College is 15.5%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do Criswell College Graduates Make?

Location of Criswell College

Criswell College is a private not-for-profit institution located in Dallas, Texas. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

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Contact details for Criswell College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 4010 Gaston Avenue, Dallas, TX 75246-1537
Phone: 214-821-5433

Criswell College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 9 majors graduated from Criswell College. Of these students, 25 received undergraduate degrees and 14 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
Biblical Studies 6 $29,685
General Psychology 6 NA
Philosophy, Politics, and Economics 4 NA
Missionary Studies 3 NA
Theological & Ministerial Studies 3 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 1 NA
Religious Studies 0 NA
Mental & Social Health Services 0 NA
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 NA

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

Online Learning at Criswell College

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, 48 students took at least one online class at Criswell College. This is an increase from the 25 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 48 14
2018-2019 25 16
2017-2018 40 18
2016-2017 39 15
2015-2016 40 11

Learn more about online learning at Criswell College.

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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