Somerset Christian College

Overview of Somerset Christian College

Students attend Somerset Christian College in Zarephath, NJ, a rural site not far from an urban area. The school is proud of its Wesleyan status. Somerset Christian College is a private, not-for-profit institution. The school degrees go up to the Bachelor's degree.

Areas of Study

Somerset Christian College is known for its programs in religion and philosophy.

Somerset Christian College Selectivity

Applicants to the school appreciate its open admissions policy.


Somerset Christian College maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges.

Student Body

There are 122 students at the school (as of 2007-2008). A large number of students at Somerset Christian College are 40 years old or older.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Our Mission Somerset Christian College is an undergraduate institution of higher learning, which provides a Christ-centered education to persons of diverse backgrounds and Christian traditions. Faithful to evangelical Christianity and grounded on the authority of God's Word, programs are designed to nurture relationships with God and others, foster intellectual and character development, and equip individuals to serve God through service to humanity."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Somerset Christian College

Somerset Christian College
10 College Way
Zarephath , NJ 08890-9035
General Phone: (732) 356-1595

Somerset Christian College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy20bible studies
Business and Management0business management

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree141
Bachelor's degree62

Somerset Christian College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Somerset Christian College had a total enrollment of 122 students (76 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 53%
Black 32%
Hispanic 11%
Asian 3%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 1%
20-21 11%
22-24 11%
25-29 16%
30-34 10%
35-39 8%
40-49 24%
50-64 16%

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

State unknown100%

Somerset Christian College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 50 %
Part-Time 17 %

Somerset Christian College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 9,000
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 9,000
Books and supplies $ 1,100

Financial Aid:
Somerset Christian College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3666300)

Somerset Christian College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track51

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year2*1*
Associate professoracademic year2*0*
Assistant professoracademic year1*0*
All faculty totalacademic year5$48,7811*

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

Somerset Christian College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Religion And Philosophy
Bible/Biblical Studies

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Somerset Christian College Highlights

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What Sets Somerset Christian College Apart:

% of degrees in religion and philosophy
(vs. all colleges)
Top 1%$pretty_college $award_cats{$char}
% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 3%$pretty_college $award_cats{$char}
Salaries of full-time faculty
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 11%Somerset Christian College Salaries of full-time faculty
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 12%Somerset Christian College Faculty/student ratio (full-time)

checked Wesleyan affiliation
checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
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

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