College review by Lisa Bleich
Originally an all women’s Presbyterian college as a sister school to Davidson. Have a core curriculum of four classes that all students must take to instill critical thinking skills. Strong interaction with professors. All students are required to study abroad for three-four week trips at the end of their junior year. Students are also required to do two internships. It is a comprehensive university with both liberal arts and pre-professional programs including nursing. They have a major Students are engaged in the learning. Also give very nice merit scholarships and have a Presidential scholarship as well. 70:30 female to male ratio. Relatively small, contained campus, but have a major building plan under works to add 65 acres to their campus. Very regional in its appeal, but a nice school for a B/C student. 78% retention rate.