4-year, Regionally accredited
Degrees: Bachelor's, Master's
Founded in the early 1900s as a bible college, Cairn University has grown by adding diverse academic programs while still staying true to its emphasis on Christ and the Bible. Their statement – Affordable education built around a core of biblical values and truth – is echoed by many of the student comments we found by searching the Internet. Not surprisingly, Cairn’s most popular program is Christian studies where bachelor and master degrees are offered.
As part of Cairn’s philosophy to add academic programs that widen the scope of their students’ education, bachelor and master degrees in business, including non-profit management, and education provide students with skills very much demand in today’s world. Cairn also offers bachelor and master degrees in ministry, following the institution’s idea of service to both church and community.
There are some courses offered online. Most (87%) students are under 25 years of age, and almost half are from out of state (Cairn is located in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, which is northeast of Philadelphia. Sticker price for fulltime first-year students is about $37,000 but almost all students receive grants and scholarships which reduce the cost to attend to about $18,000. The majority of student comments are positive, and if you are thinking of service, perhaps in the ministry or in guidance counseling or non-profit management, we suggest you consider Cairn University.