Facts about City Vision University: Diversity & Affordability

  • Low Cost: City Vision University tuition is less than 95% of nonprofit private colleges nationwide. As of 2018, 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:  Based on the diversity of our students, City Vision is classified as a Minority Serving Institution by the US Department of Education. 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 more than twice times that level, with an average of 24% African-American students over the past 3 years, according to our student enrollment statistics. Over the same time period, City Vision University also has 2% Hispanic, and 2% Asian population, 1% Pacific Island, and 4% multiracial for a total of 36% 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 87% 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 74% receive Pell grants, which are only given to those with the greatest financial need.
  • Military AffiliationIn 2020, 13% of City Vision students self-reported some type of past or current military affiliation.
  • Gender Diversity: In 2020, City Vision University has had a student body that is 54% female and 46% male.