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LaGrange College

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LaGrange College is a private, four-year liberal arts and sciences college located in LaGrange, Ga. Founded in 1831 as a female educational institution, LaGrange is the oldest private college in Georgia. It offers more than 55 academic and pre-professional programs, including graduate degrees in education. Affiliated with the United Methodist Church, LaGrange College has been ranked in the top 10 and as one of 10 “best values” among Southern comprehensive colleges by U.S. News & World Report.

The college enrolls approximately 1,000 students and the student-faculty ratio is 11:1. LaGrange draws more than half of its student body from Georgia. However, students from at least one-third of the other states in the U.S. and from abroad help provide a diverse community that includes various religious and ethnic backgrounds.

Famous alumni include Dean W. Young (1960), nationally syndicated cartoonist of the “Blondie” comic strip; Dwayne Shattuck (1983), Emmy-award-winning producer of “Mad Men” and “Magic City;” Elizabeth Carlock Harris (1961), former First Lady of Georgia;Terry Kay (1959), best-selling author (“To Dance with the White Dog”); Lee Crowe (1981), special effects animator for Warner Brothers; R. Lee Walburn (1959), writer and editor of “Atlanta Magazine;” and Blake Clarke (1969), television and film actor (“Home Improvement,” “The Waterboy” and “Boy Meets World”).

The college is located in the town of LaGrange, Georgia, which has a population of 30,000. Nearby are Callaway Gardens, Pine Mountain and Franklin D. Roosevelt's Little White House. The West Point Dam on the Chattahoochee River provides West Point Lake, one of the largest lakes in the region, with waterfronts and a marina within the city limit of LaGrange.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $23,212.00 avg tuition

601 Broad Street
Lagrange, GA 30240-2999
(706) 880-8000

Apply online Admissions:
www.lagrange.edu/admission/index...
Financial Aid:
www.lagrange.edu/admission/finaid..

Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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LaGrange College

Statistics:
Applied 1,232
Admitted 722 59%
Enrolled total 226
Full Time: 225
Part Time 1
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 450 540
SAT Math 450 560
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 20 23
ACT English 19 24
ACT Math 18 24
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 65%
4-year graduation rate 37%
6-year graduation rate 52%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

LaGrange College

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $23,212.00 $23,212.00 $23,212.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $60.00 $60.00 $60.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $956.00 $956.00 $956.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $21,478.00 $21,478.00 $21,478.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $250.00 $250.00 $250.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $956.00 $956.00 $956.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $9,692.00 $0.00 $0.00
Other Expenses $2,500.00 $0.00 $0.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $30.00
Graduate Application Fee $30.00
Books and Supplies $1,000.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 98%
Percent receiving grant aid 98%
Avg amount of grant aid $16,052.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 76%
Avg amount of student loan aid $7,095.00

LaGrange College

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X
Business Administration and Management, General X
Organizational Leadership X X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
EDUCATION
Curriculum and Instruction X
Elementary Education and Teaching X
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels X
ENGINEERING
Engineering, General X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X
HISTORY
History, General X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
General Studies X X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy and Religious Studies, General X
Religion/Religious Studies X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Social Work X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Music, General X
Visual and Performing Arts, General X

Scholarships for Students in Georgia

Name Amount Deadline
Airgas-Terry Jarvis Memorial Scholarship $2,500 February 15, 2017
Marian A. Smith Scholarship Award $2,000 January 21, 2017
Charles Clarke Cordle Memorial Scholarship $1,000 January 31, 2017
SETC Secondary School Scholarship $1,000 January 15, 2017
Polly Holliday Award $1,000 January 28, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017

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