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Quick Facts

CIU is a multidenominational Christian higher education institution dedicated to preparing world Christians to serve God with excellence.  We offer post-secondary degree programs ranging from Associate of Arts to Doctor of Ministry. 

Overview

  • Private, Christian, 4-year
  • Semester format
  • Multidenominational
  • 1284 total students
  • Average class size: 20
  • Student/Faculty ratio: 17:1
  • Student organizations: 18
  • Male/Female ratio: 47/53
  • Discover CIU (accreditation, history, purpose, and more)

Admissions

  • Average ACT: 23
  • Average SAT: 1114 out of 1600
  • Essay required: Yes
  • Interview required: No
  • Application deadlines:◦ Fall: August 1,
    Spring: Dec. 1
  • Application fee: None
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Cost & Aid (estimated annually) 

Top Majors & Programs

 

For Undergraduate Students

  • The single/married ratio is 87/13.
  • Denominational Affiliation (resident) - PCA - 3%, PCUSA - 1%, Independent/Other Presbyterian - 4%, Southern Baptist - 10%, Independent/Other Baptist - 24%, Brethren - 1%, CMA - 3%, Lutheran - 1%, Methodist - 4%, Independent - 25%, Other/Unknown - 23%
  • Enrollment of Minority & International Students (resident) - African American - 7%, Asian/Pacific Islander - 1%, Hispanic - 1%, Multi-racial - 2%, International students - 5% - Total - 17%

For Graduate Program Students

  • The male/female ratio is 30/70.
  • The single/married ratio is 65/35.
  • Denominational Affiliation (resident) - ARP - 1%, PCA - 4%, PCUSA - 1%, Southern Baptist - 11%, Independent/Other Baptist - 19%, Brethren - 4%, CMA - 5%, Methodist - 4%, Independent - 25%, Other/Unknown - 22%
  • Enrollment of Minority & International Students (resident) - African American - 5%, Asian/Pacific Islander - 2%, American Indian/Alaskan Native - 1%, Multi-racial - 1%, International students - 13% - Total - 22%

For Seminary Students

  • The male/female ratio is 62/38.
  • The single/married ratio is 46/54.
  • Denominational Affiliation (resident) - ARP - 1%, PCA - 4%, PCUSA - 1%, Independent/Other Presbyterian - 4%, Southern Baptist - 11%, Independent/Other Baptist - 17%, CMA - 3%, Methodist - 9%, Independent - 29%, Other/Unknown - 21%
  • Enrollment of Minority & International Students (resident) - African American - 23%, Asian/Pacific Islander - 4%, Hispanic - 1%, International students - 7% - Total - 35%