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Louisiana College Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Louisiana College ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Louisiana College Ranked?

2020 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Louisiana College was awarded 4 badges in the 2020 rankings.

Overall Quality

Louisiana College is ranked #1,120 out of 1,727 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2020 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Louisiana College held the #1,194 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Louisiana College is also ranked #11 out of 23 schools in Louisiana.

See all of the rankings for Louisiana College.

Is It Hard to Get Into Louisiana College?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Louisiana College is 72%. That's higher than the rate at many schools, but still low enough to be considered somewhat selective. If you want to get in, you'll need good grades and to be able to show that Louisiana College is a good fit for you.

Average Test Scores

About 2% of students accepted to Louisiana College submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 560 and 630. Math scores were between 490 and 650.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Louisiana College  ( 560 to 630 )
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SAT Math Scores for Louisiana College  ( 490 to 650 )
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Louisiana College received ACT scores from 90% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 19 and 24.

ACT Composite Scores for Louisiana College  ( 19 to 24 )
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Learn more about Louisiana College admissions.

Louisiana College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Louisiana College is an impressive 11 to 1. That's quite good when you compare it to the national average of 15 to 1. This is a good sign that students at the school will have more opportunities for one-on-one interactions with their professors.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Louisiana College is 64%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  64 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Louisiana College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Louisiana College this rate is 55%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  55 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at Louisiana College is 19%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  19 out of 100
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Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Louisiana College.

Average Overall Diversity at Louisiana College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 987 undergraduates at Louisiana College with 866 being full-time and 121 being part-time.

Louisiana College Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and minorities. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

Louisiana College scored 49.68 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  49.68 out of 100
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How Much Does Louisiana College Cost?

The overall average net price of Louisiana College is $15,874. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Louisiana College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$14,282 $14,320 $16,065 $18,694 $18,120

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Louisiana College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Louisiana College, approximately 75% of students took out student loans averaging $5,834 a year. That adds up to $23,336 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Louisiana College is 8.3%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Get more details about paying for Louisiana College.

How Much Money Do Louisiana College Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Louisiana College make around $42,800 per year during the early years of their employment. This is right on par with the average college graduate's salary of $40,800 per year. Also, graduates in your major field may make more.

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See which majors at Louisiana College make the most money.

Location of Louisiana College

Louisiana College is a private not-for-profit institution located in Pineville, Louisiana. The suburban atmosphere of Pineville makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

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Location of Louisiana College

Contact details for Louisiana College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1140 College Dr, Pineville, LA 71359
Phone: 318-487-7011
Website: www.lacollege.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lacollege
Twitter: https://twitter.com/LA_College

Louisiana College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 35 majors graduated from Louisiana College. Of these students, 161 received undergraduate degrees and 48 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Nursing 25 $59,000
Health & Physical Education 19 $36,500
General Biology 12 NA
Liberal Arts General Studies 9 NA
Criminal Justice & Corrections 7 NA
Teacher Education Subject Specific 6 NA
Allied Health Professions 6 NA
Business Administration & Management 6 NA
Religious Studies 5 NA
Accounting 5 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Louisiana College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Louisiana College

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 281 students took at least one online class at Louisiana College. This is a decrease from the 403 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 281 51
2016-2017 403 22
2015-2016 305 13
2014-2015 209 4
2013-2014 182 6

Learn more about online learning at Louisiana College.

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