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Mars Hill University Campus Life

Campus Size

Small Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 85 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 2 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

51% Women
49% Men


NCAA Division II (with football)

South Atlantic Conference

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $37,736)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $29,921)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 41 43 - -
Baseball 39 - - -
Basketball 13 15 - -
Football 120 - - -
Golf 7 5 - -
Lacrosse 36 - - -
Soccer 26 25 - -
Softball - 15 - -
Swimming 12 18 - -
Tennis 8 8 - -
Volleyball - 16 - -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.7%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1.8%
Black/non-Hispanic 15.2%
Hispanic 2.4%
Non-resident alien 3.3%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 0.0%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 76.5%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, maximum 19 meals per week.

Clubs & Organizations

Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 2
Drug Law Violation 5
Liquor Law Violation 0
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 1
Property Crime 24
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Philip from Monroe, NC
  • 3
  • There are some improvements that can be done in my dorm building in particular. Overall it was not bad at all i enjoyed my dorm building a lot and would…

  • Jun-07-2013 Read More
  • Audrey from Mars Hill, NC
  • 5
  • There is always something new to participate in or games to play. There are meetings that are called Crossroads that is similiar to Chapel that meet twice during the week.…

  • Oct-05-2013 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 1
  • Jaymz from Las Vegas, NV
  • Feb-03-2014 I am a current student here

    There is a cafeteria which is not open 24 hours a day or even 18. The den (only other place to eat on campus) is closed more times than open. On Saturday nights after 7pm there is no food available unless a student is willing to drive to Waffle House which is the closest restaurant in walking distance. The food is more times undercooked and raw then overcooked or cooked to perfection. All students eat in the cafeteria because it is the only place that accepts the Mars Hill student card. There is no organic food. Most vegetables are starting to rot. The only time food is cooked to perfection is when there is a health inspection. Mars Hill is in desperate need for a Michael Irvine figure to redo and teach the chefs how to cook.

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  • 3
  • Jade from SC
  • Jan-19-2014 I am a current student here

    Some nights are good others are not the food quality varies greatlly wiht each passing day and they only serve really good food on special occasions or visitation days so you always have those to look forward to..

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  • 3
  • Diamynde from Fuquay Varina, NC
  • Dec-31-2013 I am a current student here

    The food at Mars Hill is pretty good. Quite a bit of the food there though is in need of seasoning because it can be distasteful sometimes.

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  • 5
  • Audrey from Mars Hill, NC
  • Oct-05-2013 I am a current student here

    There are three options of dining on campus that are all very tasty. Also there are restaurants that are located within walking distance of the campus to give variety.

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  • 5
  • Virginia from Weaverville, NC
  • Jul-19-2013 I am a current student here

    I get 3 square meals a day. I am enjoying being able to go out with my dorm friends or by myself to the cafeteria and eat, and in my case, the food is included in my tuition. The food is great and the fact that it is included in my tuition is such a help and a lot of pressure off of me. We also go out to dine at local restaurants from time to time. 5 Stars

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  • 4
  • Philip from Monroe, NC
  • Jun-07-2013 I am a current student here

    I was able to make a good healthy meal out of all of the food severed a large majority of the time. The food was good and they did have a variety. There were times where i had to result on eating pizza for the fact that i just was not interested in the food being served.

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  • 3
  • Frederick from Cornelius, NC
  • Mar-05-2013 I am a current student here

    The cafeteria has some ok meals nothing too special and fancy but enough to satisfy your appetite. The cafe is not open late but the den is open until 11:30

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  • 1
  • Daniel from Fatyettville, NC
  • Jan-12-2013 I am a current student here

    The food in the cafeteria is made so that no one can have an allergic reaction. So most of the food is fake and it tastes pretty bad on most days. You also won't be able to eat after six on Friday and Saturday.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Diamynde from Fuquay Varina, NC
  • Dec-31-2013 I am a current student here

    Greek Life at Mars Hill is pretty fluent. Some students were a little disappointed because of some of the missing sororities and fraternities that they didn't have there.

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