Barton College

Category: Private institutions with fewer than 10000 enrolled students | State: North Carolina

About Barton College

Founded in 1902, Barton College is a four-year, private, liberal arts college in Wilson, N.C. With a focus on critical thinking and writing, Barton is committed to a challenging academic program that includes international travel/study opportunities. Outside the classroom, students gain a stronger appreciation for leadership and service through campus and community projects. Providing an inspiring environment for the Barton Experience, the College offers a wide range of professional and liberal arts programs leading to the baccalaureate degree, as well as several Master's degrees. Supporting 21 NCAA Division II teams, Barton is recognized for its commitment to student athletes.
2017 Military Friendly® STATUS: Military Friendly®

Military Friendly Ratings

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The ratings below reflect the extent to which each organization exceeds the benchmark standards for Military Friendly®.

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Why attend Barton College

Barton College is approved to enroll veterans, military, and other eligible persons in programs of education under provisions of Titles 38 and 10, United States Code. These programs include the Post 9/11 GI Bill and the Yellow Ribbon Program. Military students enrolled at Barton may take advantage of either traditional full-time study or the College's Accelerated Professional Programs (APP). APP provides a complement of courses and scheduling options for day, evening, weekend, and some online classes. One-on-one advising for military and veteran students is provided.

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Top Degrees

plaeholder-teamBiology

A general program of biology at the introductory, basic level or a program in biology or the biological sciences that is undifferentiated as to title or content. Includes instruction in general biology and programs covering a variety of biological specializations.

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Broadcast Journalism

A program that focuses on the methods and techniques for reporting, producing, and delivering news and news programs via radio, television, and video/film media; and that prepares individuals to be professional broadcast journalists, editors, producers, directors, and managers. Includes instruction in the principles of broadcast technology; broadcast reporting; on- and off-camera and microphone procedures and techniques; program, sound, and video/film editing; program design and production; media law and policy; and professional standards and ethics.

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Business Administration & Management, General

A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

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Criminal Justice/Police Science

A program that prepares individuals to perform the duties of police and public security officers, including patrol and investigative activities, traffic control, crowd control and public relations, witness interviewing, evidence collection and management, basic crime prevention methods, weapon and equipment operation and maintenance, report preparation and other routine law enforcement responsibilities.

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Nursing Practice / Registered Nurse

A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance.

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Social Work

A program that prepares individuals for the professional practice of social welfare administration and counseling, and that focus on the study of organized means of providing basic support services for vulnerable individuals and groups. Includes instruction in social welfare policy; case work planning; social counseling and intervention strategies; administrative procedures and regulations; and specific applications in areas such as child welfare and family services, probation, employment services, and disability counseling.

Undergraduate Graduate
In State Out of State In State Out of State
Tuition $26,670 $26,670 N/A N/A
Fees $2,382 $2,382 N/A N/A
Room $4,211 $4,211 N/A N/A
Board $5,423 $5,423 N/A N/A
Books N/A N/A N/A N/A
Other Expenses N/A N/A N/A N/A
Totals $38,686 $38,686 N/A N/A
  • Approved for Post 9/11 GI Bill
  • Waives the admission application fee for military students and veterans
  • Awards college credit for passing scores on CLEP exam
  • Awards college credit for passing scores on DSST exam
  • Award college credit for military training and experience according to the ACE recommendation guidelines
  • Compliant with Section 702 of the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 ("Choice Act")
  • Active duty or reserve military student returns without penalty after deployment
  • Offers evening programs
  • Offers weekend programs
  • Offers accelerated courses (i.e., 6-8 weeks course completion time)
  • On-campus living requirement for students at any point in their enrollment
  • On-campus living requirement waived for active military students
  • Explicit commitment to serving the military and veteran community
  • Specialized career guidance counseling or other programs to help military students identify careers to pursue