48%

Acceptance Rate

$22,885

Avg.Financial Aid

001578

FAFSA Code

About LaGrange College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,029

Website

www.lagrange.edu

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SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

United Methodist

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Lagrange College is a private not for profit College headquartered in LaGrange, Georgia. The college is religiously affiliated as United Methodist. The college was founded in 1831, becoming the oldest private college in Georgia and has since then been a close-knit and supportive community. Since its inception, the college has set before its students, many challenges and therefore is a source of inspiration to all students who have ever been a part of the college. Committees such as the safety committee till date provide adequate resources to the college. The 8,813 alumni of the college are scattered around the globe. 

  • The total population of the college is 1,026 out of which 944 are full-timers and 82 are part-timers.

  • The student-faculty ratio of the college is 11:1.

  • LaGrange College acceptance rate is 58%.

  • The graduation rate of college is 47%.

A private, United Methodist university, LaGrange College is situated in LaGrange, GA. It was in 1831 when the LaGrange College was founded. Red and black are the official colors of the LaGrange College. Out of total 980 students enrolled at LC, 872 belong to undergraduate courses while 123 are postgraduate students. To teach various courses to the students, the school has employed a total of 89 faculty. At LaGrange College, around 94% of the students are 24 and under. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 49% of the students are females and 51% are males. Finally, at LC around 71% are white, 22% are Black or African American, and 2% belong to Hispanic ethnicity. The college has produced several achievers in its 189 years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Blake Clark, Lamar Dodd, Terry Kay, and Richard W. Story. The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. It also encourages its students to participate in athletics, as it helps in building character. LC offers a total of 54 undergraduate and graduate programs, including both residential and online. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs), ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing), and SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools). LaGrange College has around $53 million (2019) in endowment.

Location & Contact

Address

601 Broad Street

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 7068808000
Fax: 7068808358
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Rankings

To tackle the tough decision of choosing the right university, the ranking of a particular college helps the student in clearing their doubts regarding where they want to apply. LaGrange College has been ranked at the 537th position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the college based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

48%

SAT Range

1020 - 1180

ACT Range

20 - 23

Application Fee

N/A

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

No

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$19,918

Average Annual Cost

$30,170

Books And Supplies

$1,000

Other Fees

$330

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$11,830

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,850

Total One Year Cost

$46,180

Before applying to LC, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $48,292. The average annual tuition cost ($31,540), books and supplies ($1,000), room and boarding ($11,970), and budget for other expenses ($2,950) are all included in this cost. Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

11:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

60%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

100%

Academic Calendar

Four-one-four plan

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

50%

Male Professors

50%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

30 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

26 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

21 Graduates

Biology, General

13 Graduates

Psychology, General

12 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

10 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

9 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

6 Graduates

Political Science and Government

6 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, General

6 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

4 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

4 Graduates

Music

4 Graduates

History

3 Graduates

Sociology

3 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

2 Graduates

Mathematics

2 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

2 Graduates

Chemistry

1 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

877

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

41%

Full-time

95%

Part-time

5%

Students Gender

Male

48%

US National: 44%

Female

52%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

75% White

0% Unknown

19% Black

1% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

14%

Out Of State

84%

In State

2%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$61,342 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 76% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

76%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$6,430/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,400/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,400/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Panthers

School Colors

red and black

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

USA South Athletic Conference

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

12

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

No

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

No

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

The college offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $11,970 per year. LaGrange College has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at LC costs around $5,400 per year. To ensure the safety and security of students, the college has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol. There are around 51% male and 49% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$32,700/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$39,600/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$21,736

$26,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$226 - 270

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$22,885

Students Receiving Federal Grants

46%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,618

Students Receiving State Aid

82%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,801

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$17,652

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$23,354

$30K - $48K

$26,325

$48K - $75K

$25,044

$75K - $110K

$23,493

> $110K

$19,369

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$12,982,792

In case the students at LaGrange College face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. At the college, the average federal grant comes to be around $4,986, whereas the financial aid is $17,835. The college provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $4,352 and institutional aid worth $17,835. The non-need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to LaGrange College amount to $12,982,792 per annum.

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