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%

Majors

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General

  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Organizational Leadership

  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs

  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Journalism
  • Journalism, Other
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other
  • Sports Communication

  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

  • Computer Science
  • Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

  • Education

  • Art Teacher Education
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Education, General
  • Education, Other
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Special Education and Teaching
  • Special Education and Teaching, Other
  • Speech Teacher Education
  • Teacher Assistant/Aide
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
  • Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor

  • Engineering

  • Chemical Engineering

  • English Language and Literature/Letters

  • English Language and Literature, General

  • Foreign languages, literatures, and Linguistics

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • Spanish Language and Literature

  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences

  • Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
  • Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
  • Nursing Practice
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Physical Therapy/Therapist
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
  • Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing

  • Legal Professions and Studies

  • Pre-Law Studies

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities

  • General Studies
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

  • Library Science

  • Library Science, Other

  • Mathematics and Statistics

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Applied Mathematics, Other
  • Computational and Applied Mathematics
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mathematics, Other

  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

  • Health and Physical Education, General
  • Health and Physical Education, General

  • Visual and Performing Arts

  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other
  • Graphic Design
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music, General
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General


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

Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Jan 1

Required Forms

FAFSA
School

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$9,872

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$9,295

Average Need-Based Loan
$3,368

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
67%

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$26,112

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$4,478

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

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
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
Foreign Countries Represented
9

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
64%
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
17
Number of Honor Societies
13

Number of Social Sororities
Number of Religious Organizations
6

Sports

Athletic Division
Division III

35% participate in intercollegiate sports

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


Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
100

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
Kincaid Lake & Recreational Area

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Varies
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

Contact Email Address for Visit
admissions@lacollege.edu

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Varies

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Other

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
Holiday Inn-alexandria Downtown, 701 4th St, Alexandria, LA 71301, (318) 541-8333 ($85.00); Country Inn and Suites-Pineville, 2727 Monroe/ Hwy 165, Pineville, LA 71360,(318) 641-8332 ($96.00); Hotel Bentley of Alexandria, 200 Desoto St, Alexandria, LA 71301, (318) 442-2226 ($126)