November 15, 2012

Hot Colleges

Here are a few highlighted colleges in the South to consider:

Berry College

Berry College is located in Mount Berry, Georgia, which is just outside of Atlanta.  Berry has the largest campus in America with a 28,000 acre campus.  The cost of attending Berry is $38,043 (tuition, room and board, fees).  Berry accepted 70% of applicants last year.

There are 1,900 undergraduate students at Berry and 66% are women.  On-campus housing is required through sophomore year.  Berry is a member of the NAIA and offers basketball, baseball, cross-country running, golf, soccer, tennis and track and field as scholarship sports.

Elon University

Elon University is located in Elon, North Carolina.  Elon has a 580 acre campus with easy access to Raleigh, NC.  The cost of attending Elon is $40,960 (tuition, room and board, fees).  Elon is moderately difficult to gain entrance with 41% of applicants being accepted last year.

There are 5,200 undergraduate students at Elon and 59% are women.  On-campus housing is required through the sophomore year.  Elon is a member of the NCAA with all sports being division I except football, which is division II.

Furman University

Furman University is located in Greenville, South Carolina.  The campus is a suburban setting with 750 acres.  The cost of attending Furman is $52,200 (tuition, room and board, fees).  Furman is moderately difficult to gain entrance with 56% of applicants being accepted last year.

There are 2,920 undergraduate students at Furman and 56% are women.  On-campus housing is required through senior year.  Furman is a member of the NCAA with all sports being division I except football, which is division II.

High Point University

High Point is located in High Point, North Carolina.  The original 92-acre campus has grown to 320 — with 45 new academic, residential and student-life buildings, two new athletic stadiums and a field house. The cost of attending High Point is $37,800 (includes tuition, fees, room and board for a standard double) Parking, laundry, athletic events, airport shuttle service are all included.

There are 3,689 undergraduate students at High Point who come from more than 46 states and more than 51 countries. On-campus housing is required through junior year. Seventy-five percent of the students are from out of state.

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