COVENANT COLLEGE, LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, GEORGIA - ADMISSION

Lookout Mountain, GeorgiaLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1955Established Year
  1068Enrollment

Covenant College Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

Updated On - October 25th 2019By -  Komal Yadav

Covenant College is a Christian liberal arts college in Georgia. Covenant has about 1,000 students who came from 48 states as well as 23 countries. Currently, the college offers more than 50 undergraduate courses and 2 graduate programs. The most popular majors offered English, History, Biology, Education, Psychology and Sociology.

  • The college has an acceptance rate of 97%.
  • The applicant has to submit a letter of recommendation completed by the applicant’s church pastor, leader or elder.
  • Any reference form or letter of recommendation being submitted needs to be sent directly to the Admissions Office.
  • The applicant can schedule an interview if they would like a better understanding of the college and its graduates. This process is not compulsory.

Highlights

Application PortalUG - portal.covenant.edu
Application Fee (non-refundable)35 USD
Acceptance rate97%
Freshman retention rate86%
Graduation rate 71%
Mode of PaymentMasterCard/ Discover/e-check
Academic CalendarSemester-based
Institutional CodeSAT code: 6124
ACT code: 3951
Work ExperienceRequired for Graduate
Total Undergraduate students978

Covenant College Admission Deadlines

The applicants are advised to apply before given deadlines to be considered for admission.

SemesterDeadline
Undergraduate applicants
Early ActionNovember 15
Regular DecisionMarch 1
Graduate applicants M.Ed ProgramFebruary 1
Graduate applicants for MAT ProgramApril 1

Covenant College International Admissions

International students can apply through the University Online Application portal. The detailed admission requirements for International applicants are given below -

Admission Requirements -

  • High School Transcript
    • Official transcript should be mailed to the admissions office directly from applicant’s high school.
    • The transcript needs to include the GPA – on a scale of 4.
  • SAT/CLT/ACT Scores (Optional)
  • Statement of faith
  • A Church Reference Form.
    • The reference should come from someone who knows the applicant well enough to testify to their personality, growth and spiritual life.
  • An Academic Reference Form
    • After naming an academic reference in the application form, the admissions office will contact them via the provided email address.
    • The reference must be a teacher who can testify to your academic performance in either a language, humanities, mathematics, science or social sciences.
  • College Transcript (If available) – a transcript of previously completed college coursework
  • Interview (Optional)
  • Additional Admissions Committee Requirements – The admissions committee may request additional information for their final evaluation, including:
    • Phone call interview with a member of the admissions committee
    • A standardized test
    • A writing sample which best demonstrates the applicants writing ability

Additional requirements - International Student Certification of Finances, Transcripts evaluation, Copy of the biographical page of the applicant’s passport.

International Transcripts, which need to be evaluated and proven authentic by an organization approved by the Covenant College.

English Proficiency Test Score for International Students

International applicants can submit the TOEFL and/or IELTS scores if they are not able to take the SAT/ACT/CLT. The minimum required scores by the college are given below.

TestMinimum required score
TOEFL-iBT90
TOEFL-PBT577
IELTS7.0

Visa Process for International Students -

Most international applicants to Covenant College obtain a F-1 nonimmigrant visa after being accepted.

  • International applicants will be issued Form I-20 from the college
  • For the visa interview, applicants will need to provide the following documents:
    • Copy of passport
    • Application Form for Non-Immigrant Visa DS-160
    • Application fee payment receipt
    • Eligibility certificate for the F-1 Student Status (Form 1-20)
  • Schedule and attend the visa interview

Covenant College Undergraduate Admissions

Covenant College offers more than 50 undergraduate courses to its applicants, ranging from the humanities to sciences and engineering. Currently, there are 978 undergraduate students. The basic admission process is as follows

Where to Apply: Covenant College admissions portal, available on their website

Application Fee: 35 USD

Admission Requirements: Applicants must provide the following documents at the time of admission:

  • High school diploma/transcript with GPA
  • Personal Testimony
  • SAT/ACT/CLT scores (optional for international students)
  • 2 letters of recommendation – 1 academic reference and 1 church reference

Undergraduate students in the 25th to 75th percentile range have the following academic record from high school:

GPA3.44-3.89
SAT1130-1350
CLT76-94
ACT24-30

Covenant College Graduate Admissions

Covenant College offers 2 graduate courses – Master of Arts in Teaching and a Master of Education. While the specific requirements vary for both programs, some general admission requirements remain the same.

CourseApplication PortalApplication DeadlineApplication FeeAcademic RequirementsMinimum English Language Proficiency
Master of Education - MeDGraduate Application PortalEarly action- February 1
Final application- April 1
50 USD waived for early applications, submitted by February 1Official transcripts, Minimum GPA of 3.0;
Undergraduate coursework, Work experience,
Statement of faith,
Two LORs, Academic paper,
Letter of cooperation
TOEFL-iBT: 90
TOEFL-PBT: 577
TOEFL-CBT: 233
IELTS: 7
Master of Arts in Teaching - MATGraduate Application PortalEarly action- February 1
Final application- April 1
50 USDMinimum GPA 3.0 Official transcripts,
Transcripts analysis,
Undergraduate coursework Teaching experience Academic paper, Two LORs,
Passing scores on GACE Program Admission Assessment, Letter of cooperation
IELTS: 7
TOEFL-CBT: 233
TOEFL-PBT: 577
TOEFL-iBT: 90

The admissions at Covenant College are intensive, but the rate of acceptance is favorable. The admissions office value not only good academic performance but applicants who are committed to their faith and seek an education based on the preeminence of Jesus Christ in all things. They seek students who are willing to acquire scriptural knowledge alongside their academic inquiry. Applicants should have an affinity for social service, which is an important part of the Covenant community. The stronger an applicant’s credible church references are, the better chances they have at being admitted.

The decision for an early decision will be declared on December 15 and the decision for regular application will arrive on March 15.

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