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Louisiana College is a private institution that was founded in 1906. It has a suburban setting and the campus size is 81 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Louisiana College's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (South), 60. Its tuition and fees are $14,520 (2013-14).
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Founded in 1906, Louisiana College is a private, Christian, coeducational school of liberal arts and sciences. Built upon the principles of character and learning, the College has a tradition of outstanding academics.
95% of Pre-Law students were accepted to law schools over the past five years.
The five-year average for Louisiana College pre-law graduates accepted into accredited law schools is 95%. Most Louisiana College graduates enroll in law schools within Louisiana, where only 52% of applicants on average are accepted. Recent graduates have also attended law schools in Texas, Colorado, Nevada, Minnesota, Arkansas, and Mississippi.
Louisiana College continues to hold a national reputation for excellence in its pre-med program. Eighty-six percent of the pre-med graduates over the past five years have been admitted into accredited medical schools.
The average MCAT score for LC applicants to medical school is 31.8 - historically, the State of Louisiana average entrance scores are between 27 and 29.5.
100% of Education program completers taking the Praxis passed all parts of the exam in the last two years.
100% of Nursing graduates find employment prior to graduation from LC.
80% of Nursing graduates pass the NCLEX (National Licensing Exam for Nursing) when taking the exam for the first time.
100% of Nursing graduates pass the NCLEX (National Licensing Exam for Nursing) when taking the exam a second time.
92% of students enrolled in the Nursing program graduate from Louisiana College.
Over the past five years, 89.6% of LC students who applied for admission to graduate schools of social work were accepted for admission. Of those admitted, 92.3% were accepted for Advanced Standing.
|School type||private, coed college|
|Religious affiliation||Southern Baptist Convention|
When applying to Louisiana College, it's important to note the application deadline is August 15. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. The application fee at Louisiana College is $25. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 73.9 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||73.9% 4|
|Application deadline||August 15|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 1|
The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 61.5 percent.
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Louisiana College is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.
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|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA III|
Campus Info & Services
Louisiana College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, and health service. Louisiana College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Louisiana College, 85 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Louisiana College.
|Students who have cars on campus||85%|
|Health insurance offered||No|
Paying for School
At Louisiana College, 69 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $8,848.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$14,520 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$5,720 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data