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Grace College of Divinity Overview

Grace College of Divinity is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Fayetteville is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

What Is Grace College of Divinity Known For?

25 Undergraduate Awards
40% Acceptance Rate
  • Students at Grace College of Divinity may have an easier time interacting with their teachers since the student to faculty ratio at the school is 7 to 1.
  • The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at Grace College of Divinity.

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Grace College of Divinity Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Grace College of Divinity.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Sacred Music Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Most Popular Online Philosophy & Religious Studies Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Most Popular Online Religious Studies Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Most Popular Online Missionary Studies Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Most Popular Online Sacred Music Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Most Popular Religious Studies Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Most Popular Philosophy & Religious Studies Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Grace College of Divinity?

Location of Grace College of Divinity

Contact details for Grace College of Divinity are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 5117 Cliffdale Road, Fayetteville, NC 28314-2343
Phone: 910-221-2224
Website: www.GCD.edu

Admission Requirements for Grace College of Divinity

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript considered but not required
College Prep Program neither required nor recommended
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores neither required nor recommended
TOEFL considered but not required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Grace College of Divinity?

40% Acceptance Rate
37% Of Accepted Are Women
You'll need to do what you can to make your application stand out if you plan to apply to Grace College of Divinity. The school screens its applicants carefully and has a fairly low acceptance rate of 40%. So, don't just throw your admission packet together at the last minute!

Approximately 63% of accepted students are men and 37% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 52%, and the acceptance rate for women is 33%.

Can I Afford Grace College of Divinity?

50% Take Out Loans
9.7% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Grace College of Divinity, approximately 50% of students took out student loans averaging $5,423 a year. That adds up to $21,692 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Grace College of Divinity is 9.7%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

Grace College of Divinity Undergraduate Student Diversity

64 Full-Time Undergraduates
55% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 145 undergraduate students at Grace College of Divinity, with 64 being full-time and 81 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Grace College of Divinity

There are also 42 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 64 full-time undergraduates at Grace College of Divinity, 45% are male and 55% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Grace College of Divinity

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Grace College of Divinity students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Grace College of Divinity Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1
Black or African American 5
Hispanic or Latino 12
White 39
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 5

Geographic Diversity

North Carolina students aren't the only ones who study at Grace College of Divinity. At this time, 3 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 5 countries are represented at Grace College of Divinity. The most popular countries sending students to the school are South Korea, Venezuela, and Lebanon.

Online Learning at Grace College of Divinity

23 Took All Classes Online
157 Took At Least One Class Online
1.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 4 bachelor’s degree and 2 master’s degree programs available online at Grace College of Divinity. In 2017-2018, 157 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Grace College of Divinity has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 84th most popular in North Carolina for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Grace College of Divinity

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Grace College of Divinity was 1.5%. This is the #1,933 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Grace College of Divinity regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Grace College of Divinity majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Missionary Studies 33%
Sacred Music 17%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Grace College of Divinity ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Grace College of Divinity.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Sacred Music #3
Missionary Studies #17
Religious Studies #47
Philosophy & Religious Studies #58
Theological & Ministerial Studies #94
Theology & Religious Vocations #142

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Grace College of Divinity Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Religious Studies 6 4 1 1 12
Sacred Music 2 3 1 0 6
Theological & Ministerial Studies 1 0 4 0 5
Missionary Studies 0 3 0 0 3
General English Literature 0 0 0 0 0
Biblical Studies 0 0 0 0 0
Pastoral Counseling & Specialized Ministries 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 9 10 6 1 26

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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