Atlanta Christian College

Overview of Atlanta Christian College

Atlanta Christian can be found in East Point, GA (a large suburb). One of the defining characteristics of the school is its status as a Christian Churches and Churches of Christ school. Atlanta Christian is a private, not-for-profit institution. The Bachelor's degree is the highest degree at the school.

Areas of Study

The most common majors at Atlanta Christian are in liberal arts, music.

Atlanta Christian Selectivity

The school does not have an open admissions system. Not everyone who applies is accepted. Atlanta Christian turned down 22% of potential students in 2007-2008. Only 25% of students scored 390 or lower in 2007-2008 on the verbal SAT test. Math SAT scores at the school centered around 350 to 470, but ranged both higher and lower.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, 395 students were enrolled in Atlanta Christian.

Student Life

The school has a residential or campus feel. Student dorms or apartments are common at Atlanta Christian.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Atlanta Christian College exists to educate men and women for service in the church and society to the glory of God."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Atlanta Christian

Atlanta Christian College
2605 Ben Hill Rd
East Point , GA 30344
General Phone: (404) 761-8861

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Atlanta Christian Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts30English, humanities, social services
Business and Management14business management
Religion and Philosophy12bible studies, theology
Music5music performance
Education and Teaching4early childhood education
Therapy and Counseling0counseling psychology

Number of programs and degrees for Atlanta Christian in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree619
Associate's degree43

Atlanta Christian Student Body

In 2007-2008, Atlanta Christian had a total enrollment of 395 students (362 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 48%
Women 52%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 71%
Black 23%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 1%
Unknown 1%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 27%
20-21 31%
22-24 26%
25-29 7%
30-34 2%
35-39 1%
40-49 3%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New York1%

Atlanta Christian Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 62 %
Part-Time 50 %

Atlanta Christian Room and Board (2007)

Atlanta Christian offers campus housing for 283 of its 362 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of East Point, Georgia for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Georgia Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Atlanta Christian Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal390500
SAT Math350470
ACT Verbal1420
ACT Math1518
ACT Composite1520

Application Requirements:

Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT55%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT38%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Atlanta Christian Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 15,150
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 15,150
Room and board $ 5,580
Room charge $ 2,700
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,800
Books and supplies $ 2,000
Other expenses $ 5,600

Financial Aid:
Atlanta Christian participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 154700)

Atlanta Christian Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track76

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year6$70,7254$64,747
Associate professorcalendar year1*1*
Assistant professorcalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year7$67,7296$60,396

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Atlanta Christian Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Social Sciences, General

Music Performance, General

Religion And Philosophy
Bible/Biblical Studies
Theology/Theological Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Counseling Psychology

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Atlanta Christian Highlights

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What Sets Atlanta Christian Apart:

% of degrees in music
(vs. all colleges)
Top 3%$pretty_college $award_cats{$char}
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. all colleges)
Top 6%Atlanta Christian Dorm rooms per full-time student
Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 14%Atlanta Christian Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
% of degrees in liberal arts
(vs. all colleges)
Top 20%Atlanta Christian % of degrees in liberal arts

checked Christian Churches and Churches of Christ affiliation
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing

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