Cairn University

country rank  1500
world rank  5469

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University Overview

Established in 1913, Cairn University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the village of Langhorne (population range of under 2,500 inhabitants), Pennsylvania. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Kandern, Bangkok. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Cairn University (CU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Nondenominational religion. Cairn University (CU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 106 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym CU
Founded 1913
Motto Life's Calling. Answer
Colours Crimson

University Location

Address 200 Manor Avenue
Langhorne (population range: under 2,500)
19047-2990 Pennsylvania
United States
T +1 (215) 752 5800
F +1 (215) 702 4248
Other locations Kandern, Bangkok

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office 200 Manor Avenue
Langhorne 19047-2990
+1 (215) 702 4235
800 366 0049

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 100-199
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Nondenominational Christian-Nondenominational

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Cairn University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE), Commission on Accreditation
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
  • National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA)

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019