Study at Barton CollegeBarton College is located in Wilson, North Carolina, United States, and is a private liberal arts college. Barton College was established as the Atlantic Christian College in 1902. The college was founded by the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Barton College won the title of Best Southeastern College for 2006 by the Princeton Review. Barton College offers a variety of education programs and degrees through the following academic schools:
Profile of Barton College
Barton is located in Wilson, NC (a town not particularly near any major cities). The school is a Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) school. Barton is a private, not-for-profit institution. The highest degree level offered by the school is the Bachelor's degree.
Barton has a greater breadth of degree programs (majors) than most colleges of its size.
The school does not offer open admission. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 410. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 420 and 530. Many applicants are from out of state, an indication of the quality or special character of the school.
Barton maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges. The school has a tenure system for senior faculty.
Barton had 1, 130 enrolled students in 2007.
The school has a residential or campus feel. Barton offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school offers students meal plans. Barton values student athletics, and belongs to the Carolinas-Virginia Athletic Conference. The school offers athletic financial aid to more of its students than do most colleges.
The school reports its educational mission is:
"Barton College is committed to providing programs and opportunities to encourage the intellectual, spiritual, social, and cultural development of its students and to challenge them for future leadership and service to their local and global communities. "
Barton Programs and Degrees
200 ACC Drive NE
Wilson, NC 27893-7000
General Phone: (252) 399-6300