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Criswell College Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Criswell College ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. 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 Criswell College Ranked?

2021 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 4 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Criswell College was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Criswell College?

Acceptance Rate

With an acceptance rate of 93%, 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.

Learn more about Criswell College admissions.

Criswell College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Criswell College, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 8 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

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 56%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  56 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Criswell College

Freshmen Retention Rate

Criswell College has a freshmen retention rate of 92%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  92 out of 100

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

Below Average Overall Diversity at Criswell College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 174 undergraduates at Criswell College with 110 being full-time and 64 being part-time.

Criswell College Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

The overall diversity score for Criswell College is 25.56 out of 100. This is below average when compared to other schools in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  25.56 out of 100
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How Much Does Criswell College Cost?

The overall average net price of Criswell College is $16,479. 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 Criswell College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$15,224 $16,299 $15,657 $16,724 $19,927

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 47% of students took out student loans averaging $5,019 a year. That adds up to $20,076 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Criswell College is 11.2%. 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 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 8 majors graduated from Criswell College. Of these students, 33 received undergraduate degrees and 15 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 18 $30,900
General Psychology 5 NA
Theological & Ministerial Studies 4 NA
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 4 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 1 NA
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 NA
Religious Studies 0 NA
Mental & Social Health Services 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 2017-2018, 40 students took at least one online class at Criswell College. This is an increase from the 39 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 40 18
2016-2017 39 15
2015-2016 40 11
2014-2015 49 20
2013-2014 45 21

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.


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