Ecclesia College

Overview of Ecclesia College

Ecclesia can be found in Springdale, AR (a rural site not far from an urban area). One of the defining characteristics of the school is its status as a Interdenominational school. Ecclesia 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 Ecclesia are in religion and philosophy.

Ecclesia Selectivity

The school does not have an open admissions system. Not everyone who applies is accepted. Ecclesia turned down 22% of potential students in 2007-2008.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, 262 students were enrolled in the school. Ecclesia has a large minority student population.

Student Life

A lot of students at the school attend part-time. Student dorms or apartments are common at Ecclesia. The school offers students meal plans.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Ecclesia

Ecclesia College
9653 Nations Dr
Springdale , AR 72762
General Phone: (479) 248-7236

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Ecclesia Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy22religion, Christian studies, bible studies, theology and religious vocations

Number of programs and degrees for Ecclesia in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree33
Bachelor's degree194

Ecclesia Student Body

In 2007-2008, Ecclesia had a total enrollment of 262 students (142 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 58%
Women 43%
Full-Time 80%
Part-Time 20%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 74%
(Foreign Students) 26%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 39%
20-21 27%
22-24 15%
25-29 6%
40-49 1%

Ecclesia Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 40 %
Part-Time 100 %

Ecclesia Room and Board (2007)

Ecclesia offers campus housing for 125 of its 142 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

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

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

Ecclesia Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrequired
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)recommended
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Ecclesia Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 15,050
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 15,050
Room and board $ 5,010
Books and supplies $ 600
Other expenses $ 4,119

Financial Aid:
Ecclesia participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3855300)

Ecclesia Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year1*0*
All faculty totalacademic year1*0*

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

Ecclesia Degree Programs (2007)

Religion And Philosophy
Bible/Biblical Studies
Christian Studies
Religion/Religious Studies
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other

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Ecclesia Highlights

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What Sets Ecclesia Apart:

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% of degrees in religion and philosophy
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Male % of student body
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Top 11%Ecclesia Male % of student body
Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
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Top 11%Ecclesia Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
% of freshmen enrolled part-time
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Top 14%Ecclesia % of freshmen enrolled part-time
Minority % of student body
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Top 14%Ecclesia Minority % of student body
Dorm rooms per full-time student
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Top 17%Ecclesia Dorm rooms per full-time student

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checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Career counseling
checked Remedial classes for students
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checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan

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