78%

Acceptance Rate

$12,756

Avg.Financial Aid

002007

FAFSA Code

About Louisiana College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,245

Website

www.lacollege.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

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

Southern Baptist

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

Yes

A private, Southern Baptist university, Louisiana College is situated in Pineville, LA. It was in 1906 when the Louisiana College was founded. Keeping the pursuit of research, innovation, and excellence at the center, Louisiana College has been imparting quality education to its students. The motto of the varsity is Deo, Veritati, Patriae and its official colors are orange and royal blue. Out of total 1,265 (Fall 2014) students enrolled at LC, 999 belong to undergraduate courses while 225 are postgraduate students. Interestingly, Louisiana College has an ethnically diverse student population. At LC around 68% are white, 24% are Black or African American, and 3% belong to Hispanic ethnicity. And, at the university, around 90% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 49% of the students are females and 51% are males. The college has produced several achievers in its 114 years of existence and some of the notable alumni are G. Earl Guinn, Jimmie Davis, Joe W. Aguillard, and Jackson B. Davis. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Taking into account all the undergraduate and graduate degrees, including both residential and online, LC offers around 164 programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. US$27,064,817 is the total value of endowment of the Louisiana College.

Location & Contact

Address

1140 College Dr

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 3184877011
Fax:
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Rankings

The ranking of a particular college helps a student decide where to apply, which is always a tough decision. The ranking of a college is an important parameter by which a prospective student can decide whether they wish to take admission or not. Generally, the ranking of a college is considered a great way to gauge its performance on several factors, which include research excellence, the performance of the students after they complete their education, student experience, and most importantly academic success. The rankings by two well-known publications, US News and Forbes, are considered trustworthy by applicants and academic experts. However, it is to be noted that Louisiana College does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest ranking by these publications.

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.

78%

SAT Range

940 - 1170

ACT Range

19 - 23

Application Fee

$25

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Admission to the university is easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. Louisiana College has 3 admission thresholds. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $25, as part of the admission process at LC. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 910-1060 to improve her chances. A candidate, in order to take admission to Louisiana College, must score 20 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 18 are also given admission. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 1140 College Dr, Pineville, Louisiana 71359, or call (318) 487-7011.

Annual Cost to Attend

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

$12,572

Average Annual Cost

$17,000

Books And Supplies

$1,220

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

$5,518

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,300

Total One Year Cost

$27,038

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 LC. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $29,803 per year. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($17,500), books and supplies ($1,400), room and boarding ($5,274), and budget for other expenses ($3,730). 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.

63%

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

40%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

39%

Male Professors

61%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

35 Graduates

Allied Health and Medical Assisting...

11 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

10 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

8 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

8 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

8 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

7 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

6 Graduates

Pastoral Counseling and Specialized...

6 Graduates

Social Work

6 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

5 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

5 Graduates

Chemistry

5 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

5 Graduates

Biology, General

4 Graduates

History

4 Graduates

Psychology, General

4 Graduates

Journalism

3 Graduates

Religious Education

3 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

2 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

2 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

2 Graduates

Mathematics

2 Graduates

Missions/Missionary Studies and Mis...

2 Graduates

Music

2 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

2 Graduates

Bible/Biblical Studies

1 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

1 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

1 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

1 Graduates

Non-Professional General Legal Stud...

1 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

1 Graduates

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Prof...

1 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

1 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,004

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

46%

Full-time

89%

Part-time

11%

Students Gender

Male

53%

US National: 44%

Female

47%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

64% White

1% Unknown

24% Black

4% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

2% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

10%

Out Of State

89%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

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

Median Household Income

$46,322 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 77% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

77%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$2,226/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,292/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,292/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Wildcats

School Colors

orange and blue

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

American Southwest Conference

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

8

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $5,274 per year. Louisiana College has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at LC costs around $3,292 per year. The college has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones and 24-hr escort safety rides. The number of female and male students at the college are 51% and 49%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$33,400/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$42,800/year

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

$0$100,000

$21,350

$26,763

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.

$222 - 278

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.

94%

Average Aid Per Year

$12,756

Students Receiving Federal Grants

51%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,955

Students Receiving State Aid

68%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,494

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

94%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,876

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$13,401

$30K - $48K

$14,505

$48K - $75K

$11,625

$75K - $110K

$10,228

> $110K

$12,084

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$2,274,791

The financial aid department of Louisiana College helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average federal grant that comes from the college is around $5,024, whereas the financial aid is $7,456. The students at the college are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $4,677, while the institutional aid is $7,456. The non-need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Louisiana College amount to $2,274,791 per annum.

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