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Facts about City Vision University: Diversity & Affordability

  • Low Cost: City Vision University tuition is less than 95% of nonprofit private colleges nationwide. City Vision University is the 16th most affordable four-year Christian college in the country, and 59th among all private non-profit four-year institutions, according to the Department of Education.
     
  • Racial Diversity: There are 29 schools in the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities, a peer group to City Vision University, with African-American student enrollments of 10 percent or more (see http://www.jbhe.com/latest/index080708.html). City Vision University has almost 3 times that level, with an average of 29% African-American students over the past 4 years, according to our student enrollment statistics. Over the same time period, City Vision University also has 6% Hispanic, 2% Native American, and 1% Asian population, for a total of 41% people of color. For the past year, see the statistics on the Department of Education’s College Navigator site.
     
  • Age Diversity: The university also welcomes students of all ages, with 85% of students being over 24 years old. The average student age is 40 years old.
     
  • Economic Diversity: City Vision University has a large number of students coming from low income and lower middle class economic backgrounds. Of students who apply for financial aid, typically 79% receive Pell grants, which are only given to those with the greatest financial need.
     
  • Gender Diversity: Over the past 4 years, City Vision University has had a student body that is 60% female and 40% male.