Tuesday, October 16, 2018

College of the Day: Chatham University

Chatham University is a small, private liberal arts college in Pittsburgh. Chatham used to be a women's college, but is now nominally co-ed. The average admitted student finished high school with a 3.4 GPA, SAT scores of around 530 and ACT around 24. Undergraduate majors are available in all of the typical fields, and students also have the opportunity to design their own plan of study.


Monday, October 15, 2018

College of the Day: Temple University

In the heart of Philadelphia lies a university as large as the University of Maryland and with as much history as Hopkins, but admissions as attainable as Stevenson.  Temple University is well-known for world-class programs in business, education, and music. Notable alumni include Maryland House Speaker Michael Busch, 80's pop duo Hall and Oates, and R&B singer Jill Scott. 

Friday, October 12, 2018

College of the Day: Shepherd University

Just across the West Virginia border, 90 minutes west of here, you'll find Shepherd University. Shepherd University is just a little smaller than Bowie State, and located right on the edge of the beautiful Potomac River. It is a state-run, liberal arts university. For admissions, Shepherd has set a minimum 2.0 GPA and either an ACT score of 19 or combined critical reading and math SAT score of 910.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

College of the Day: Hood College

Hood College is a co-ed liberal arts college located in Frederick, MD, so it is only an hour away, but it feels far enough away that you won't want to come home to do laundry every weekend. Hood College has a world-renowned social work program, but because it is a liberal arts institution, it is ideal for any student who really just has a love of learning.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

College of the Day: Bryn Mawr College

Bryn Mawr College has long history of educating women who are among the world's leaders. Even though it is traditionally women's college, they share many resources with nearby Haverford College, an equally distinguished institution of higher education. Bryn Mawr College admits about 40% of applicants, and the average composite ACT score of admitted students is 29.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

College of the Day: Boricua College

Located in the Washington Heights section of Manhattan, Boricua College is a historically Latino college that offers fields of study of particular interest to the support and advancement of the community around it. Students interested in issues related to the Latin American experience will enjoy the opportunity to study both practical and theoretical fields upon graduation. There is no specified minimum GPA or test
score.

Monday, October 8, 2018

College of the Day: Virginia State University

About 45 minutes south of Richmond lies Virginia State University, an HBCU founded about twenty years after the civil war. Currently, Virginia State is about the size of UMBC, with just as much variety of academic focus.