Cornerstone UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Grand Rapids, MI

$25,360

Avg tuition

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About Cornerstone University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Christian, Interdenominational  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Cornerstone University is a small private university located on an urban campus in Grand Rapids, Michigan. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,998, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 78%. The university offers 49 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 60%, and a student-faculty ratio of 15:1. Tuition and fees for students are $25,360.

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Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

78% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 950-1190

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 19-26

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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2k

Students Enrolled

26%

Online Student Enrollment

15:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Demographics

White

76%

Black

11%

Hispanic

5%

Non-U.S. Citizen

4%

Two or more races

2%

Asian

2%

Unknown

Information not available

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

61%

Socio-economic diversity

37% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

37%

State Grant Aid

51%

Institution Grant Aid

94%

Pell Grant

37%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $6,069
State Grant Aid $2,599
Institution Grant Aid $11,460
Pell Grant Aid $3,817

Financial Outlook

$38k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$26k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.