LeMoyne-Owen College

2014 Quick Stats
807 Walker Avenue

Memphis, TN 38126

Phone: (901) 435-1700
2012-2013 Tuition
tuition and fees
male /
Jul. 1
application deadline

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U.S. News Rankings

Ranking score and category
U.S. News rank Category Name
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Regional Colleges (South)

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LeMoyne-Owen College is a private institution that was founded in 1862. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,078, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 25 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. LeMoyne-Owen College's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (South), Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $10,538 (2012-13).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

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.

General Information

School type private, coed college
Year founded 1862
Religious affiliation United Church of Christ
Academic calendar semester
Setting city
2012 Endowment $14,283,952


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.

Selectivity least selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 23.4% 4
Application deadline July 1
SAT/ACT scores must be received by June 30

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Academic Life

The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 57.3 percent.

Class sizes N/A
Student-faculty ratio N/A 4
4-year graduation rate 1%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
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Student Life

LeMoyne-Owen College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,078, with a gender distribution of 34.6 percent male students and 65.4 percent female students. LeMoyne-Owen College is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.

Total enrollment 1,078
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity N/A
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Collegiate athletic association NCAA II

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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

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Tuition and fees $10,538 (2012-13)
Room and board $4,710 (2012-13)
Financial aid statistics N/A

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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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