Sterling College

country rank  983
world rank  2867

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University Overview

Established in 1887, Sterling College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the small town of Sterling (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Kansas. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Sterling College (SC) is a very small (EduListing enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Presbyterian religion. Sterling College (SC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 133 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym SC
Founded 1887
Colours Crimson, navy and silver gray

University Location

Address 125 W. Cooper
Sterling (population range: 2,500-9,999)
67579 Kansas
United States
T +1 (620) 278 2173
F +1 (620) 278 4418

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office 125 W. Cooper
Sterling 67579-0098
+1 (620) 2784275
800 346 1017

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 500-999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar 4-1-4
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Christian-Presbyterian Christian-Presbyterian Presbyterian Church (USA) -

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Sterling College's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Kansas State Department Board of Education KSDE
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education CAATE

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU)
  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)
  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)
  • Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC)
  • Kansas Independent College Association and Kansas Independent College Fund
  • Kansas Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (KACTE)
  • Kansas Association for Private Colleges of Teacher Education (KAPCOTE)
  • Kansas Independent College Association (KICA)

Academic Structure

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