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Louisiana College Overview

Louisiana College is a private not-for-profit institution located in Pineville, Louisiana. Louisiana College is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

What Is Louisiana College Known For?

145 Undergraduate Awards
$18,045 Avg Cost After Aid
72% Acceptance Rate
  • The master's degree is the highest award offered at Louisiana College.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 60% of the faculty were full-time.
  • After graduation, Louisiana College bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $42,800 a year. That's about 5% more than their peers at other schools.

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Louisiana College has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#12 Highest Paid Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies Graduates College Factual
#13 Highest Paid Health & Physical Education Graduates College Factual

Where Is Louisiana College?

Location of Louisiana College

Contact details for Louisiana College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1140 College Dr, Pineville, LA 71359
Phone: 318-487-7011
Website: www.lacollege.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lacollege
Twitter: https://twitter.com/LA_College

How Do I Get Into Louisiana College?

You can apply to Louisiana College online at: my.lacollege.edu/ICS/Admissions/Undergraduate/Undergraduate_Online_Application.jnz?portlet=Apply_Onlinetlet=Apply_O

Admission Requirements for Louisiana College

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Louisiana College?

72% Acceptance Rate
40% Of Accepted Are Women
2% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at Louisiana College is 72%. This means that is not quite as selective as some schools, but you'll still need to submit a good application if you want to be considered by the admissions department.

Approximately 60% of accepted students are men and 40% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 70%, and the acceptance rate for women is 75%.

Average Test Scores

About 2% of students accepted to Louisiana College submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 560 and 630. Math scores were between 490 and 650.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Louisiana College  ( 560 to 630 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for Louisiana College  ( 490 to 650 )
200
800
Louisiana College received ACT scores from 90% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 18 and 24. Math scores were between 17 and 23. Composite scores were between 19 and 24.

ACT English Scores for Louisiana College  ( 18 to 24 )
1
36
ACT Math Scores for Louisiana College  ( 17 to 23 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for Louisiana College  ( 19 to 24 )
1
36

Can I Afford Louisiana College?

$18,045 Net Price
69% Take Out Loans
16.1% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Louisiana College is $18,045. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Louisiana College, approximately 69% of students took out student loans averaging $5,794 a year. That adds up to $23,176 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Louisiana College is 16.1%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Louisiana College Undergraduate Student Diversity

893 Full-Time Undergraduates
47% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,004 undergraduate students at Louisiana College, with 893 being full-time and 111 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Louisiana College

There are also 241 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 893 full-time undergraduates at Louisiana College, 53% are male and 47% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Louisiana College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Louisiana College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Louisiana College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 7
Black or African American 227
Hispanic or Latino 27
White 570
International Students 23
Other Races/Ethnicities 39

Geographic Diversity

Louisiana students aren't the only ones who study at Louisiana College. At this time, 6 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 13 countries are represented at Louisiana College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are South Korea, Brazil, and China.

Online Learning at Louisiana College

51 Took All Classes Online
281 Took At Least One Class Online
98.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 2 bachelor’s degree and 1 master’s degree programs available online at Louisiana College. In 2017-2018, 281 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Louisiana College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 32nd most popular in Louisiana for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Louisiana College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Louisiana College was 98.2%. This is the #349 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Louisiana College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Louisiana College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business, Management & Marketing 6%
General Business/Commerce 33%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Louisiana College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Louisiana College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Criminal Justice & Corrections #39
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #40
Nursing #48
Health Professions #89

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Louisiana College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Educational Administration 0 0 0 44 44
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 0 4 38 42
Nursing 0 0 20 0 20
Social Work 0 0 11 7 18
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 15 0 0 15
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 0 12 0 12
Health & Physical Education 0 0 11 0 11
General Biology 0 0 10 0 10
Business Administration & Management 0 0 6 0 6
General Business/Commerce 0 0 6 0 6
Accounting 0 0 4 0 4
History 0 0 4 0 4
Chemistry 0 0 4 0 4
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 0 4 0 4
Religious Studies 0 0 3 0 3
General Psychology 0 0 3 0 3
Business/Managerial Economics 0 0 2 0 2
Journalism 0 0 2 0 2
Public Relations & Advertising 0 0 2 0 2
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 0 2 0 2
General English Literature 0 0 2 0 2
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 0 2 0 2
Missionary Studies 2 0 0 0 2
Religious Education 0 0 2 0 2
Design & Applied Arts 0 0 2 0 2
Music 0 0 2 0 2
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 0 1 0 1
Allied Health Professions 0 0 1 0 1
Health/Medical Prep Programs 0 0 1 0 1
Non-Professional General Legal Studies 0 0 1 0 1
Public Administration 0 0 1 0 1
Pastoral Counseling & Specialized Ministries 1 0 0 0 1
Theological & Ministerial Studies 0 0 1 0 1
Drama & Theater Arts 0 0 1 0 1
Communication & Media Studies 0 0 0 0 0
Other Education 0 0 0 0 0
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 0 0 0 0 0
Romance Languages 0 0 0 0 0
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 0 0 0 0
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 0 0 0 0
Mathematics 0 0 0 0 0
Biblical Studies 0 0 0 0 0
Fine & Studio Arts 0 0 0 0 0
General Visual & Performing Arts 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 3 15 127 89 234

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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