Mars Hill University

Mars Hill, NC
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Mars Hill University Review

Mars Hill, NC, 100 Athletic St
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Career Preparation A-
Students and Culture A
Facilities A-
Activities and Groups A
A
Excellent

Mars Hill University is a small, private, four-year university enrolling 1,410 students and offering 33 degrees in Mars Hill, NC.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Mars Hill University.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
1
Education and Liberal Arts
70 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Art Studies
4
Elementary Education and Teaching
22
8
English Language and Literature
5
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education and Teaching
3
Music Teacher Education
4
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
16
Spanish Language and Literature
3
Special Education and Teaching
3
Teaching English As a Second or Foreign Language/esl Language Instructor
2
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Human and Social Sciences
59 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
History
7
International Relations and Affairs
2
Political Science
4
Psychology
16
Religion/religious Studies
2
Social Work
20
Sociology
8
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Business
47 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Business Administration and Management
47
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Mathematics and Science
26 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biology
14
Chemistry
2
Mathematics
2
Zoology
8
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Art and Design
15 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts
1
Music
4
Music Performance
5
Musical Theatre
5
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Healthcare
13 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Art Therapy/therapist
6
Athletic Training/trainer
7
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Legal and Law
9 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Law Enforcement Administration
9
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Trades and Careers
9 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Fashion Merchandising
9
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
9
Hospitality
6 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
6
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
10
Computer Technology
4 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences
4
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
School Accreditation Information
This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Specialized institution accreditations:
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
*Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)
Alumni & Student Reviews
A- Excellent
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 2 Reviews
Alumni
Music Education, Class of 1980

not much; a counselor, but they didn't help me much

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Religion, Class of 1986

Mars Hill is a liberal arts university with a strong record of service and dedication to the Appalachian region. The goal is to prepare its students for lives of service in many vocational paths.

Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 2 Reviews
Alumni
Music Education, Class of 1980

liberal arts, from more rural areas; "sweet" not savvy

Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 2 Reviews
Alumni
Religion, Class of 1986

There has been much renovation and new building in recent years. They have a state of the art science center designed for environmental sustainability. A new school of nursing is being developed and built. They have just embarked on a 30+ million dollar campaign further to improve the facilities for study and for student life.

Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 2 Reviews
Alumni
Religion, Class of 1986

There is strong commitment to preservation of Appalachian culture. Mars Hill houses an Appalachian Life Museum and the Bascom Lamar Lunsford collection of rural musicology. The school is the only one in the nation to give scholarships in Appalachian clog dancing and the Bailey Mountain Cloggers are internationally renowned.

Rated January 2016
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