Lane College

545 Lane Ave, Jackson, United States
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Overview of Lane College

About this school

Lane, founded in 1882, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 25-acre campus is located in Jackson, in western Tennessee.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,427
    • Men:753 Men (52.8%)
    • Women:674 Women (47.2%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Lane College is minimally difficult: most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% 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
-
2
Science
-
2
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
2
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
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
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
545 Lane Avenue
City, State, Zip
Jackson, TN 38301-4598
Phone
(731) 426-7533
Fax
(731) 426-7559
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
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
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
-
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
2 required for all 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
50% of 5,311 applicants were admitted
Women
52% of 3,161 applicants were admitted
Men
48% of 2,150 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
455 (17%) of 2,670 admitted students enrolled
Women
229 (14%) of 1,640 admitted students enrolled
Men
226 (22%) of 1,030 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
2.56
375 And Above
2%
3.50 - 3.74
2%
3.25 - 3.49
5%
3.00 - 3.24
12%
2.50 - 2.99
33%
2.00 - 2.49
30%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
14-16 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
0%
• Score 24 - 29
2%
• Score 18 - 23
15%
• Score 12 - 17
81%
• Score 6 - 11
2%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $10,690 (49.26%)
  • Room & Board: - $7,360 (33.92%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,300 (5.99%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,350 (10.83%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Lane College accepts installment plan, deferred payment

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 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003499
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
397 (100.0%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
397 (100.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
390 (98.2%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
$12,591
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 388 (99.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $13,759
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 374 (95.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,719
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 339 (86.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,365 (100.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,365 (100.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,294 (94.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
$12,240
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,286 (99.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $13,527
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,188 (91.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,909
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 1,104 (85.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
2 (.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,761

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
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, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


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

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


65

Part-Time Faculty


10

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


56%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 21% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 17% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 33% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 24% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 5% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not reported

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Lane College provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


62.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


15.1%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


22.3%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


24.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (16)


  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Communication and Media Studies, Other
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music, General
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Sociology

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Social sciences, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services, Biological/life sciences, Business/marketing

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (1)


  • Not reported

    Campus Life

    Location & Geography

    Population


    67,265

    Nearest Metropolitan Area


    Memphis

    Campus Size


    55 acres

    Weather


    Temperature
    30.9 average low in January, 89.3 average high in September
    Rain
    119 rainy days per year

    Available Transportation


    Nearest Bus Station
    2 mile(s) from campus in Jackson
    Nearest Train Station
    80 mile(s) from campus in Memphis

    Housing

    College Housing


    College offers housing to students

    Types of Housing


    Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing

    Students of College Housing


    64% of all students

    Housing Restrictions


    Freshmen are required to live on campus

    Freshman Housing Guarantee


    Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

    Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


    36%

    Security

    24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


    Available

    24-Hour Security Patrols


    Available

    Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


    Available

    Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


    Not available

    Personal Support Services

    Health Service


    Offered

    Personal Counseling


    Offered

    Child Care


    Not offered

    Sports & Recreation

    School Athletics


    Athletic Conferences
    NCAA Division II
    Mascot
    Dragon
    School Colors
    Cardinal red and royal blue

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


    FactorOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cheerleading
    Cross-Country Running
    Football
    Softball
    Tennis
    Track And Field
    Volleyball

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


    SportOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cheerleading
    Cross-Country Running
    Football
    Softball
    Tennis
    Track And Field
    Volleyball

    Recreational Sports


    Intramural Sports
    -

    Student Activities

    Activities And Organizations


    Lane College offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, national fraternities, national sororities, student government association, pre-law club, student christian association, drama club, sociology club

    Sororities


    Fraternities


    ROTC


    Army ROTC offered on campus

    Student Body

    Co-educational


    Yes

    Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


    1,365

    Undergraduates


    All Undergraduates
    1,427
    Women
    674
    Men
    753

    Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


    • 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
    • 0.2% Asian
    • 89.6% Black/African-American
    • 0.2% Hispanic/Latino
    • 1.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
    • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
    • 0.4% White
    • 8.1% Unknown

    International Students


    0.1%

    Average Age


    21

    Number of Graduate Students


    Not reported

    Student Resources

    Study resources