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Louisiana College Data & Information Overview

42 awards Ranking Badges
Fair Price Value for Your Money
71% Acceptance Rate
This overview covers the essential stats on Louisiana College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. 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?

#1,712 Best Colleges in Nation
#16 Best Colleges in LA
Health Professions Highest Ranked Major

2023 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Louisiana College was awarded 42 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is health professions.

Overall Quality

Louisiana College is ranked #1,712 out of 2,241 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2023 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Louisiana College held the #1,745 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Louisiana College is also ranked #16 out of 29 schools in Louisiana.

See all of the rankings for Louisiana College.

Is It Hard to Get Into Louisiana College?

71% Acceptance Rate
43% Of Accepted Are Women
5% Submit SAT Scores

Acceptance Rate

When it comes to admittance, Louisiana College is somewhat selective. Its acceptance rate is 71%, which means you'll face some strong competition during the admissions process. Do what you can to make your application stand out.

Average Test Scores

About 5% 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 480 and 600. Math scores were between 460 and 520.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Louisiana College  ( 480 to 600 )

SAT Math Scores for Louisiana College  ( 460 to 520 )
Louisiana College received ACT scores from 90% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 18 and 24.

ACT Composite Scores for Louisiana College  ( 18 to 24 )

Learn more about Louisiana College admissions.

Louisiana College Faculty

11 to 1 Student to Faculty
64% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Louisiana College, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 11 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

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

Retention and Graduation Rates at Louisiana College

61% Freshmen Retention
16% On-Time Graduation Rate

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 61%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  61 out of 100

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 16%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  16 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Louisiana College.

Louisiana College Undergraduate Student Diversity

836 Full-Time Undergraduates
34.9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
47.4% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 943 undergraduates at Louisiana College with 836 being full-time and 107 being part-time.

How Much Does Louisiana College Cost?

$14,946 Net Price
74% Take Out Loans
$21,852 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of Louisiana College is $14,946. 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 +
$14,098 $14,665 $14,457 $15,241 $17,242

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 74% of students took out student loans averaging $5,463 a year. That adds up to $21,852 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Louisiana College is 16.2%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Get more details about paying for Louisiana College.

How Much Money Do Louisiana College Graduates Make?

$43,411 Avg Salary of Grads
Average Earnings Boost
Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Louisiana College with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $43,411 in their early years. This is right on par with the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year. Also, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Louisiana College make the most money.

Location of Louisiana College

Louisiana State
836 Full-Time Undergraduates
Suburb Campus Setting
Located in Pineville, Louisiana, Louisiana College is a private not-for-profit institution. 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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Contact details for Louisiana College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1140 College Dr, Pineville, LA 71359
Phone: 318-487-7011

Louisiana College Majors

39 Majors With Completions
175 Undergraduate Degrees
69 Graduate Degrees
During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 39 majors graduated from Louisiana College. Of these students, 175 received undergraduate degrees and 69 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 35 $56,819
Health & Physical Education 15 $37,537
Business Administration & Management 13 NA
Criminal Justice & Corrections 13 NA
General Psychology 11 NA
Social Work 11 NA
General Biology 10 NA
Theological & Ministerial Studies 7 NA
Teacher Education Subject Specific 7 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

53% Take At Least One Class Online
8% Take All Classes Online

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 2019-2020, 607 students took at least one online class at Louisiana College. This is an increase from the 311 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 607 96
2018-2019 311 60
2017-2018 281 51
2016-2017 403 22
2015-2016 305 13

Learn more about online learning at Louisiana College.

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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