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  • Neurodiverse
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General Information
125 W. Cooper
Sterling , Kansas 67579

Disability Resource Office

Academic Support Office
125 W. Cooper
Sterling, KS 67579
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About Sterling College

Nestled in the heart of Sterling, Kansas, Sterling College stands proudly as a beacon of higher education in the region. This private, not-for-profit institution has provided students with a transformative educational experience since its establishment. With a commitment to academic excellence, community, and character development, Sterling College has continuously nurtured the growth of its students, preparing them to thrive in an ever-changing world.

Located in the idyllic town of Sterling, the college benefits from a charming and close-knit community. Situated in Rice County, the area boasts its rich agricultural heritage and a welcoming atmosphere. With a population of around 2,300, Sterling offers students the opportunity to experience small-town living while still being conveniently accessible to larger cities in Kansas. This close proximity to both nature and urban centers allows students to enjoy a well-rounded college experience.

Rooted in Christian values, Sterling College provides a holistic education that encourages the development of character and faith. While faith is central to the institution, the college warmly welcomes students of all backgrounds and endeavors to create an inclusive and diverse community. Students have the freedom to explore and strengthen their spirituality, guided by an understanding that faith can be integrated into every aspect of their lives.

Academically, Sterling College offers a range of programs across various disciplines. With a solid commitment to scholarship, the faculty at Sterling College is dedicated to providing a comprehensive and engaging learning experience for students. The college offers bachelor’s degrees in over 30 majors, including popular areas of study such as Business Administration, Education, Communication, and Biology. In addition to these traditional disciplines, Sterling College also offers innovative programs centered around environmental stewardship and sustainable agriculture, leveraging the region’s agricultural roots.

One of the distinctive aspects of Sterling College is its commitment to experiential learning. Understanding the value of practical experience, the college offers numerous opportunities for students to engage in hands-on learning both within and beyond the classroom. Through internships, research projects, study abroad programs, and service-learning initiatives, students have the chance to apply their knowledge and skills in real-world contexts. This emphasis on experiential learning not only enhances academic understanding but also equips students with the skills and confidence needed to succeed in their future careers.

Beyond academics, Sterling College fosters a vibrant campus life, providing students with ample opportunities to engage in extracurricular activities, clubs, and events. Whether through participating in athletics, joining student organizations, or embracing leadership roles, students develop lifelong friendships, hone their talents, and grow as individuals.

As an institution that prides itself on accessibility, Sterling College ensures that students have the support they need to succeed academically and personally. Faculty and staff are readily available to assist and mentor students, creating a supportive community that uplifts and challenges them to become their best selves.

In conclusion, Sterling College is a not-for-profit, private institution located in Sterling, Kansas, offering a transformative and holistic educational experience. With a commitment to academic excellence, community, and character development, Sterling College prepares students to navigate the complexities of both their personal and professional lives. By fostering a culture of experiential learning, the college equips students with practical skills that empower them to make a positive impact in their chosen fields. Surrounded by the picturesque charm of Sterling, Kansas, students at Sterling College can embrace the vibrant campus life while also enjoying the tranquil beauty of the surrounding area.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

      • Notetaking Assistance
      • Exam Accomodations
      • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
      • Scribe Services
      • Qualified Readers
      • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
      • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
      • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

      Services Provided

          • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
          • Priority Enrollment
          • Reduced courseload
          • Medical leave
          • Residence Hall Accommodations

          Campus Accessibility

          Accessible Level

              • Student Health Services
              • Mental Health Support Services
              • The library(ies)
              • Institution Online Platforms
              • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
              • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
              • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
              • Entertainment and Event Facilities
              • On-Campus Transit
              • Close Off-Campus Transit
              • Student Housing
              • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)

              Services Provided

                  • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
                  • Service and Emotional Support Animals
                  • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
                  • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations