Affiliated with the Christian Church, the school began classes in 1861. Its opening was timed to coincide with the hour of Abraham Lincoln's first inauguration. Notable Alumni include News Anchor Jerry Revish, Founder of Chameleon Publishing, Inc. Amy Sterling, and Randy Jones President of a Baseball BBQ Company.
- Minimum GPA 2.50
- Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 80
- Minimum SAT 1680
- Minimum ACT 24