Overview

Applicants
755
Acceptance Rate
72%

Test Scores

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SAT Reading
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
430 - 560
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
440 - 500
ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
18 - 23

Testing Policies


ACT Writing Policy
ACT with or without Writing accepted

SAT Essay Policy
SAT with or without Writing accepted

Deadlines


Regular
August 15

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores

Selectivity Rating

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
12:1
Total Faculty
95
with Terminal Degree
56

52
Women
43
Men
9
Minority

Most frequent class size
2 - 9
Most frequent lab / sub section size
10 - 19

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
22%
Graduate in 5 years
34%
Graduate in 6 years
35%

Degrees

Bachelor's
Master's
Terminal Associate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

Career Services

Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
On Campus Interviews
Opportunities at School

Internship

Notable Faculty


Prominent Alumni


James Austin "Jimmie" Davis
Songwriter, Governor, Singer

Joe D. Smith, Jr.
President of The Town Talk, central Louisiana's largest newspaper

Will Davis Campbell
Baptist minister, author, activist and lecturer

Billy Ray Chandler
Louisiana House of Representatives

George Shannon Long
United States Representative

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
22%
Graduate in 5 years
34%
Graduate in 6 years
35%

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

Career Services

Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
On Campus Interviews
Opportunities at School

Internship

ROI & Outcomes


Colleges that Create Futures

Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Mar 1

Required Forms

FAFSA
School

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$3,267

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$3,251

Average Need-Based Loan
$3,942

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$4,216

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
$11,960
Required Fees
$1,878
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,200

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters
$1,710

On-Campus Room and Board
$5,224
Comprehensive Fee

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal and Institutional

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

LEAP
Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Other
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
College/university loans from institutional funds
FFEL PLUS loans
FFEL Subsidized Stafford Loans
FFEL Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
909

Demographics

29.38%
African-American
2.07%
Hispanic
62.44%
Caucasian
3.23%
International

46% female
54% male
91% are full time
9% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
Help finding off-campus housing
No

First-Year Students living on campus

Campus Environment
Suburban

Housing Options

Apartment Married
Apartment Single
Dorms Female
Dorms Male
Wellness Housing

Special Needs Admissions

Program / Service Name
Program to Assist Student Success

Type of Program
For all students with disabilities

Director
Betty P. Matthews

College Entrance Tests Required
Yes

Interview Required
Yes

Documentation Requred for LD
Current professional evaluation

Documentation Requred for ADHD
Current medical evaluation

Special Need Services Offered

Calculator allowed in exams
Yes

Dictionary allowed in exams
Yes

Computer allowed in exams
Yes

Spellchecker allowed in exams
Yes

Extended test time
Yes

Scribes
Yes

Proctors
Yes

Oral exams
Yes

Notetakers
Yes

Distraction-free environment
Yes

Accommodation for students with ADHD
No

Reading machine
No

Other assistive technology
No

Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
60
Number of Honor Societies
13

Number of Social Sororities
3
Number of Religious Organizations
8

Sports

Athletic Division
Division III

Men's Sports (Wildcats)
10 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Football
Golf
Soccer
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Women's Sports (Lady Wildcats)
10 Sports

Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services

Health
Army ROTC Offered on-campus

Sustainability


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
18

Average Number of PC's per Lab
242

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
No

Fee for Network Use
Yes

Student Web Pages Permitted
No

Student Web Pages Provided
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Online Class Registration Available
No

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
No

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
No

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
No

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Dr. Brandon Bannon
Director of Admissions

Address
Office of Admissions
1140 College Drive
Pineville, LA 71359-0560

Phone
318-487-7259

Email
admissions@lacollege.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Healthplex/Wellness Center
Student Center
Martin Performing Arts Center
Weathersby Fine Arts Building
Alexandria Hall

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Alexandria Mall
Indian Creek Recreational Area
Lake Buelow
Alexandria Riverfront

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: 10 am and 2 pm, M-F
Average Length: 1 hour

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
No

Information Sessions
Not Available

Times

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Advance Notice
1 week

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Limitations
No visits allowed during test administration

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Alexandria International Airport is a 10 minute drive from campus. Greyhound buses operate in Alexandria. Taxi service available from airport and bus station.

Driving Instructions to Campus
From Shreveport: Take I-49 South to Pineville Expressway Exit, Louisiana College exit is to the right. From Monroe: Take I65 South, take a left on Pineville Expressway, Louisiana Colllege exit to the right. From New Orleans, Baton Rouge, and Laffayette: take I-49 North to Pineville Expressway exit, Louisiana College exit is to the right. From Lake Charles: take US-165 North to Hwy 71 North, take Hwy 71 North to I-49 South, take Pineville Expressway exit, Louisiana College exit is to the right.

Local Accommodations
Days Inn Pineville (11 Lord of Lords Avenue; 1-800-DAYS-INN); Hampton Inn (2301 N. MacArthur; 1-800-HAMPTON); Holiday Inn MacArthur (2716 W. MacArthur; 1-800-787-8336), Best Western of Alexandria (2720 W. MacArthur; 1-888-338-2008); and Radisson Hotel Bentley (200 Desoto St., 1-800-356-6835).