Quick Facts

Vital Stats

  • Founded: 1902
  • President: Dr. Douglas N. Searcy
  • Status: Private, co-educational, liberal arts college
  • Campus Size: 86 acres
  • Endowment: $34 million
  • Location: Wilson, N.C.
  • Mascot: Bulldogs
  • Fall Enrollment 2021:
    • 1,151 undergraduates from 31 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and 24 countries
    • 63 graduate students
  • Full-Time Instructional Staff: 63
  • Student/Faculty Ratio: 13:1
  • Average Class Size: 17
  • Church Affiliation: Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
  • Athletic Affiliation: Member NCAA Division II
  • Conference Affiliation: Conference Carolinas (charter member) and SAC (associate member for football)

Accreditation

Barton College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate and master’s degrees. Questions about the accreditation of Barton College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30330-4097, or by calling 404-679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Science in Criminal Justice
  • Master of Science in Criminology and Criminal Justice Sciences
  • Master of Science in Kinesiology
  • Master of Science in Nursing

Academics

  • A liberal arts education that stresses intellectual, physical, social, emotional, and spiritual growth
  • Over 40 majors and programs
  • Seven academic schools: Allied Health and Sport Studies; Business; Education; Humanities; Nursing; Sciences; and Visual, Performing, and Communication Arts

Athletics

Twenty-three intercollegiate teams

Men Women
Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track and Field (Indoor and Outdoor)
Volleyball
Basketball
Cross Country
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track and Field (Indoor and Outdoor)
Volleyball

Alumni

  • Approximately 26,000 graduates and former students
  • Over 2,500 alumni live in Wilson