94%

Acceptance Rate

$7,754

Avg.Financial Aid

014170

FAFSA Code

About Life University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

2,746

Website

www.life.edu

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SACSCOC

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

Not applicable

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

Yes

Life University is a private university located in Marietta, GA. Life University was founded in the year 1974. Life University is recognised by its official colors, life university green and bolt yellow. In addition to over 879 undergraduate students, LU also boasts of over 1,845 students in its postgraduate courses, taking the total enrollment to over 2,692. To teach various courses to the students, the school has employed a total of 183 faculty. Around 79% of the students are 24 and under at Life University. At LU around 36% are white, 27% are Black or African American, and 21% belong to Hispanic ethnicity. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 53% of the students are females and 47% are males. The college has produced several achievers in its 46 years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Joe Dispenza, Julie Peterson, Mack Beggs, and Melissa Bellin. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and, hence encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Students taking admission here will notice that the university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. Taking into account all the undergraduate and graduate degrees, including both residential and online, LU offers around 52 programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by ADiA (American Dietetic Association), CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education), CCE (Council on Chiropractic Education), and SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools).

Location & Contact

Address

1269 Barclay Circle

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 8005433202
Fax: 7704262895
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Rankings

The ranking of a particular university helps a student decide where to apply, which is always a tough decision. It is generally considered that the ranking of any university helps a prospective student in a lot of ways. While taking admission to a particular college/university, its ranking helps the student determine various factors that include its research excellence, the performance of its students after completion of the degree, student experience, and academic success. The rankings by US News and Forbes are considered trustworthy by applicants as well as experts. Life University, however, doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of US News and Forbes.

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.

94%

SAT Range

860 - 1070

ACT Range

16 - 21

Application Fee

$50

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Admission to the university is fairly easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. The varsity has 2 admission thresholds. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $50. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 828-1200, it would improve her chances. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 15 might also given admission but the average ACT score at Life University is 20. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 1269 Barclay Circle, Marietta, Georgia 30060, or call (800) 543-3202.

Annual Cost to Attend

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

$27,453

Average Annual Cost

$11,205

Books And Supplies

$2,400

Other Fees

$1,491

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

$14,400

Budget For Other Expenses

$9,600

Total One Year Cost

$39,096

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to LU. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $39,501. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($13,101), books and supplies ($2,400), room and boarding ($14,400), and budget for other expenses ($9,600). For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

15:1

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

63%

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

50%

Academic Calendar

Quarter

Research Funding per Student

$248

Faculty Overview

59%

Male Professors

41%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Biology, General

37 Graduates

Physiology, Pathology and Related S...

30 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

26 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

11 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

9 Graduates

Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Se...

7 Graduates

Foods, Nutrition, and Related Servi...

7 Graduates

Computer/Information Technology Adm...

5 Graduates

Psychology, General

5 Graduates

Biopsychology

1 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

898

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

45%

Full-time

81%

Part-time

19%

Students Gender

Male

45%

US National: 44%

Female

55%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

37% White

3% Unknown

25% Black

23% Hispanic

0% Two or more races

8% Non Resident alien

3% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

46%

Out Of State

42%

In State

12%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

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

Median Household Income

$67,303 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 70% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

70%

Undergrads in College Housing

30%

Averege Housing Cost

$8,000/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $6,400/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$6,400/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Running Eagle

School Colors

green and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NAIA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

194

Total Female Athletes

153

Intramural Sports

6

Sports Club

23

Sports Team (Men)

Basketball

Bowling

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Rugby

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Volleyball

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Bowling

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Lacrosse

Rugby

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Track and Field

Volleyball

Wrestling

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

No

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. At LU, $14,400 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. Life University has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at LU costs around $6,400 per year. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the university are 47% and 53%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$30,700/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$35,600/year

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

$0$100,000

$10,000

$19,084

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.

$104 - 198

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.

96%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,754

Students Receiving Federal Grants

52%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,021

Students Receiving State Aid

33%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,224

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

89%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,178

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$10,466

$30K - $48K

$10,171

$48K - $75K

$6,346

$75K - $110K

$6,056

> $110K

$4,179

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$2,098,000

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$916,000

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at LU to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average financial aid at Life University is around $5,643 and the federal grant is $4,649. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $2,787, while the institutional aid is $5,643. The total need-based scholarships/grants offered at LU based on students' financial needs add up to $2,098,000 per year. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants in a year come to around $916,000.

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