Lagrange College


Enrollment: 860.

Student Body: 55% female, 45% male, 11% out-of-state, 2% international (10 countries represented). Asian 1%, African American 22%, Caucasian 72%, Hispanic 2%.

Retention and Graduation: 71% freshmen return for sophomore year. 39% freshmen graduate within 4 years.

Faculty: Student/faculty ratio 10:1. 65 full-time faculty, 83% hold PhDs, 48% are women.


Degrees: Associate, bachelors, masters.

Classes: Most classes have 10-19 students. Most lab/discussion sessions have 10-19 students.

Majors with Highest Enrollment: Business administration and management; organizational behavior studies; teacher education, multiple levels.

Special Study Options: Double major, dual enrollment, independent study, internships, liberal arts/ career combination, study abroad, teacher certification program.

Career services: Alumni network, alumni services, career/job search classes, career assessment, internships. , 395


Housing: Coed dorms, men’s dorms, women’s dorms, fraternity/sorority housing, apartments for single students, theme housing 75% of campus accessible to physically disabled.

Special Academic Facilities/Equipment: Lamar Dodd Art Center, Price Theater, Callaway Auditorium.

Computers: Students can register for classes online. Administrative functions (other than registration) can be performed online.


Environment: Village.

Activities: Choral groups, drama/theater, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, yearbook, campus ministries, international student organization.

Organizations: 49 registered organizations, 11 honor societies, 8 religious organizations. 3 fraternities, 6 sororities.

Athletics (Intercollegiate): Men: Baseball, basketball, cross-country, football, golf, soccer, swimming, tennis. Women: Basketball, cheerleading, cross-country, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, volleyball.

On-Campus Highlights: Turner Student Center, Smith Hall, Academic Quadrangle, Smith Patio, Callaway Sports Facilities. Environmental Initiatives: Building a LEED library Conserving water Relamped buildings along with HVAC retrofitting.


Freshman Academic Profile: Average high school GPA 3.47. 25% in top 10% of high school class, 54% in top 25% of high school class, 92% in top 50% of high school class. SAT Math middle 50% range 460-570. SAT Critical Reading middle 50% range 460-570. ACT middle 50% range 20-25. Minimum paper TOEFL 500. Minimum computer TOEFL 173.

Basis for Candidate Selection: Very important factors considered include: Academic GPA, standardized test scores, character/personal qualities. Important factors considered include: Class rank, recommendation(s), extracurricular activities, level of applicant’s interest. Other factors considered include: Application essay, rigor of secondary school record, alumni/ae relation, geographical residence, interview, talent/ ability, volunteer work.

Freshman Admission Requirements: High school diploma is required and GED is accepted. Academic units required: 4 English, 4 mathematics, 3 science, 3 social studies. Academic units recommended: 4 English, 4 mathematics, 3 science, 2 foreign language, 3 social studies.

Freshman Admission Statistics: 1,342 applied, 65% admitted, 27% enrolled.

Transfer Admission Requirements: College transcript(s), statement of good standing from prior institution(s). Minimum college GPA of 2.0 required. Lowest grade transferable 1.

General Admission Information: Application fee $30. Notification on a rolling basis, beginning on or about 9/15. Nonfall registration accepted. Admission may be deferred for a maximum of one term. Credit and/ or placement offered for CEEB Advanced Placement tests.


Annual tuition $19,900. Room and board $8,168. Required Forms and Deadlines: FAFSA, state aid form. Financial aid filing deadline 3/1.

Notification of Awards: Applicants will be notified of awards on a rolling basis beginning 3/15.

Types of Aid: Need-based scholarships/grants: Federal Pell, SEOG, state scholarships/grants, private scholarships, the schools own gift aid. Loans: FFEL Subsidized Stafford, FFEL Unsubsidized Stafford, FFEL PLUS, Federal Perkins, state loans

Student Employment: Federal Work-Study Program available. Institutional employment available. Off-campus job opportunities are excellent.

Financial Aid Statistics: 75% freshmen, 75% undergrads receive need-based scholarship or grant aid. 18% freshmen, 13% undergrads receive non-need-based scholarship or grant aid. 52% freshmen, 58% undergrads receive need-based self-help aid. 75% undergrads borrow to pay for school. Average cumulative indebtedness $23,106.

Criteria for awarding institutional aid: Non-need-based: Academics, art, leadership, music/drama, religious affiliation, state/district residency.

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