Quick Facts

Sterling College is a four-year college with a tradition of providing Christ-centered liberal arts education since its founding in 1887.

• The College has experienced five consecutive years of growing student enrollment, reaching 736 in the fall of 2010.

• Sterling has more than 19 academic programs and concentrations.

• The student to faculty ratio is 14/1.

• A campus-wide program for spiritual growth features traditional chapel services, Bible studies, alternative chapel options, student-initiated worship times, service projects, on-campus leadership opportunities, and a variety of student ministry opportunities both local and global.

• Approximately 10% of the students participate in cross-cultural mission experiences each year.

• Tuition for fall 2010 is $19,000, with room, board, and tuition totaling $25,000.

• More than 90% of the students receive some form of financial aid, while others receive awards for excelling academically and/or artistically/athletically.

• Sterling has 14 intercollegiate men’s and women’s teams (NAIA).

• The 2009 freshman class included students from 38 states and seven countries. Ethnic minorities make up 18% of Sterling’s students.