Mars Hill University

100 Athletic St
Mars Hill, NC 28754
(828) 689-4968

Quick Facts

Enrollment: 405

Type: Private nonprofit 4-year or above

Main Website:

Financial Aid: financial aid link

Annual Costs

Tuition and fees: $27,590.00

Total Cost In-State On-Campus: $39,654.00

Total Cost Out-State On-Campus: $39,654.00

Quick links: Admissions | Test Scoring | Financial Aid | Degrees | Majors | Scholarships

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 1951 854 1716
Percent admitted 62.09% 59.89% 63.93%
Percent admitted who enrolled 20.76% 24.82% 11.25%
Test Scoring
25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
SAT Critical Reading 400 510
SAT Math 410 520
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 17 22
ACT English 15 22
ACT Math 17 22
ACT Writing

*Click here for an explanation of 25th and 75th Percentile scoring.

Financial Aid
Percentage of students receiving any financial aid 99%
Percentage of students receiving Federal Grants 58%
Average Federal Grant $4,415.00
State Aid
Percentage of students receiving state aid 55%
Average state aid $4,448.00
Institutional Aid
Percentage of students receiving institutional aid 97%
Average institutional aid $14,587.00
Student Loans
Percentage of students receiving a student loan 83%
Average student loan $8,554.00
Art Therapy/Therapist
Art/art Studies
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biology/Biological Sciences
Business Administration and Management
Computer and Information Sciences
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature
Fashion Merchandising
Health Professions and Related Programs
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
International Relations and Affairs
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Music Performance
Music Teacher Education
Musical Theatre
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Political Science and Government
Religion/Religious Studies
Social Work
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
Zoology/Animal Biology

Mars Hill University Scholarships

North Carolina Scholarships

Mauldin Scholarship
Annual award for resident of Georgia or North Carolina who is a minority, undergraduate student attending the Savannah College of Art and Design full-time, majoring in Fashion, Film and Television, Sound Design, Performing Arts, Production Design or Advertising Design. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrated financial need. Due date varies. Renewable. more...
William Walton & Emily Inscoe Stevens Soil Conservation Scholarship
Scholarship for undergraduate students attending North Carolina State University who are majoring in Crop Science or Soil Science. Selection based on academic achievement, potential, career goals, and extracurricular activities. Due date, award amount and number of awards may vary. Renewable. more...
United Technologies Research Center (UTC) Undergraduate Scholarships
Scholarship for juniors or seniors attending North Carolina State University who are enrolled in the College of Engineering. Selection based on academic achievement, potential, and career goals. Due date may vary. Nonrenewable. more...
James Lee Carver Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship for undergraduate students attending Wake Forest University. Selection based on financial need. Preference given to applicants who lived at the Oxford Orphanage in Oxford, North Carolina. Deadlines and award amounts may vary. Nonrenewable. more...
Non-Traditional Student Leadership Scholarship
Annual award for member of NTSO (Non-Traditional Student Leadership Organization) who is a non-traditional student attending the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. Applicant must be in good standing with demonstrated leadership and character. Student must submit the one-page application and provide consent to have his/her judicial and academic records reviewed by the Office of the Dean of Students. Due date varies. Previous awardees not eligible. Non-renewable. more...

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