LaGrange

LaGrange College

601 Broad St, LaGrange, United States
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  • Total Documents
    244
  • Class Notes
    38
  • Textbook Notes
    171
  • Study Guides
    35
  • Currently Enrolled
    7
  • Previously Enrolled
    15

Overview of LaGrange College (LaGrange)

About this school

LaGrange, founded in 1831, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 120-acre campus is located in LaGrange, 70 miles southwest of Atlanta.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:937
    • Men:455 (48.6%)
    • Women:482 (51.4%)

Location

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Admission Information (LaGrange)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to LaGrange College is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
4
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
3
-
History
3
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 15
SAT Only
Required for some
August 15
ACT Only
Required for some
August 15
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Used for advising ACT: Used for advising

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
601 Broad Street
City, State, Zip
LaGrange, GA  30240-2999
Phone
(706) 880-8005
Fax
(706) 880-8040
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
3 required for some freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
57% of 1,548 applicants were admitted
Women
57% of 676 applicants were admitted
Men
56% of 872 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
357 (41%) of 879 admitted students enrolled
Women
164 (42%) of 387 admitted students enrolled
Men
193 (39%) of 492 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.50
375 And Above
29%
3.50 - 3.74
25%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
16%
2.50 - 2.99
14%
2.00 - 2.49
1%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
538 average |500-580 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
2%
• Score 600 - 700
16%
• Score 500 - 600
58%
• Score 400 - 500
23%
• Score 300 - 400
1%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
557 average |510-600 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
3%
• Score 600 - 700
23%
• Score 500 - 600
60%
• Score 400 - 500
14%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
22 average |20-24 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
4%
• Score 24 - 29
25%
• Score 18 - 23
70%
• Score 12 - 17
1%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (LaGrange)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $29,480 (65.5693950177936%)
  • Room & Board: - $11,630 (25.86743772241993%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,000 (2.224199288256228%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,850 (6.338967971530249%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


LaGrange College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001578
Free
State Aid Form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
228 (97.0%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
212 (93.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
212 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
36 (17.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
93%
Average Award
$24,446
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 195 (92.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,606
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 146 (68.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,446
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 212 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
16 (6.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $14,803

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
802 (88.9%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
742 (92.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
739 (99.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
121 (16.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
90%
Average Award
$25,146
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 622 (84.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,763
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 536 (72.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,280
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 734 (99.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
57 (6.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $14,715

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
81%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$35,580
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Education
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, Relatives of Clergy, Religious Affiliation

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (LaGrange)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


4-1-4

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


76

Part-Time Faculty


44

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


51%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 34% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 41% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 17% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 5% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 2% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 24% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 30% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 27% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 12% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 6% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
345,252

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
116
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


LaGrange College provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


65.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


36.1%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


40.5%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


41.0%

Programs & Majors (LaGrange)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (24)


  • Accounting
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • General Studies
  • History, General
  • Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Parks and recreation

Online Degrees


Engineering

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Science, Master of Education, Master of Arts

Master's Programs of Study (6)


  • Clinical Psychology
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Education--General
  • Middle School Education
  • Organizational Management
  • Secondary Education

Campus Life (LaGrange)

Location & Geography

Population


30,452

Nearest Metropolitan Area


120 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Atlanta

Weather


Temperature
35.2 average low in January, 90.4 average high in September
Rain
116 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
70 mile(s) from campus in Atlanta
Nearest Bus Station
3 mile(s) from campus in LaGrange
Nearest Train Station
70 mile(s) from campus in Atlanta

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


59% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through senior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


41%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Not available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Not available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Panthers
School Colors
Red and black

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, softball, table tennis, water polo

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


LaGrange College offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, greek life, campus circle, sports management club, wild, black male initiative

Sororities


40% of women participate

Fraternities


23% of men participate

ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


888

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
937
Women
482
Men
455

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.9% Asian
  • 21.7% Black/African-American
  • 1.2% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 73.1% White
  • 0.2% Unknown

International Students


0.7% from 7 countries

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


112

Student Resources (LaGrange)