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LeMoyne-Owen College is a private institution that was founded in 1862. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,091, its setting is city, and the campus size is 25 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. LeMoyne-Owen College's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (South), Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $10,538 (2012-13).
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LeMoyne-Owen College is an historically black college founded in 1862. Offering the Bachelors degree in 22 different areas, LeMoyne-Owen College is located in the city of Memphis, TN which has a metropolitan population of nearly 1.4 million people. LeMoyne-Owen has prepared generations of teachers and other leaders from the black community. Among the key majors are Business Management, Computer Science, Education, Special Education, Biology, Sociology and Social Work. Smaller classes and a caring faculty prepare our students for lives of success, service and leadership.
|School type||private, coed college|
|Religious affiliation||United Church of Christ|
When applying to LeMoyne-Owen College, it's important to note the application deadline is July 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due June 30. The application fee at LeMoyne-Owen College is $25. It is least selective, with an acceptance rate of 23.4 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||23.4%|
|Application deadline||July 1|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||June 30|
The student-faculty ratio at LeMoyne-Owen College is 14:1, and the school has 75.4 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at LeMoyne-Owen College include: Business Administration and Management, General; Special Education and Teaching, General; Early Childhood Education and Teaching; Criminal Justice/Safety Studies; and Biology/Biological Sciences, General. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 55.0 percent.
LeMoyne-Owen College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,091, with a gender distribution of 33.1 percent male students and 66.9 percent female students. At this school, 18.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 82.0 percent of students live off campus. LeMoyne-Owen College is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA II|
Campus Info & Services
LeMoyne-Owen College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, and health service. LeMoyne-Owen College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, and lighted pathways/sidewalks. Of the students at LeMoyne-Owen College, 80 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at LeMoyne-Owen College.
|Students who have cars on campus||80%|
|Health insurance offered||No|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At LeMoyne-Owen College, 96.8 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $7,296.
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|Tuition and fees||$10,538 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$4,710 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data