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About Louisiana College

Louisiana College is a private, religious school in an small town setting in Pineville, Louisiana. Louisiana College was founded in 1906 and now enrolls around 1,152 students a year, including 942 undergrads.

Louisiana College offers housing for up to 0 students. The majority of students live on-campus.About 0% of students stay on-campus during the weekends..

Louisiana College's endowment was valued at $39.702 million in 2021. The institution spends around $21,870 for each full-time student enrolled. There are 11 undergraduate students for every full-time Louisiana College professor.

2021 Louisiana College Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 71%
Average GPA 3.2
Mean ACT score 21
Mean SAT score 1057
Tuition $17,500

2022 Louisiana College Regular Decision Application Deadline

Louisiana College Early Admission

Louisiana College does not offer early decision but does offer early action.

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Louisiana College Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Louisiana College. In 2021, Louisiana College accepted 71% of applicants. Out of 808 applications received in 2021, 575 students were offered admission.

Louisiana College Waitlist

Louisiana College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

How Do I Get Into Louisiana College?

Louisiana College is considered moderately difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Louisiana College, applicants must submit the following items.

Louisiana College Application Requirements

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.0
Transcript of High School Record

Louisiana College Average GPA and Test Scores

The average high school GPA for a student admitted to Louisiana College is 3.2 out of 4.0. The mean SAT scores for students who get into Louisiana College is 1057. The mean ACT score for Louisiana College students is 21.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Louisiana College.

Does Louisiana College Require the ACT or SAT?

Louisiana College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, 5% submitted the SAT. 90% submitted the ACT.

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Does Louisiana College Have Student Housing?

Yes! Louisiana College provides on-campus housing for students.

Louisiana College students are active in the school's Baptist Collegiate Ministry, Delta Xi Omega and Student Government Association. Gala Christmas, Homecoming, and and Cochon de Lait are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Louisiana College.

Financial Aid at Louisiana College

Louisiana College meets 64% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Louisiana College full-time are awarded $15,685 a year in financial aid, on average.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can.. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Is Louisiana College a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Louisiana College

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Louisiana College, around 58% return for their sophomore year. Out of the 236 students who started at Louisiana College as first-time freshman, 51 graduate within four years.

Around 33% of students who started at Louisiana College earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Debt for Louisiana College Grads

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 42% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

In 2020, students graduated with an average of $25,656 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Louisiana College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Louisiana College a good school for you?

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Where is Louisiana College?

Louisiana College is located in the small town setting of Pineville, Louisiana.

If you want to see Louisiana College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 49 to Pineville, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Alexandria International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Louisiana College and Pineville are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1140 College Drive Pineville, LA 71359-0001

Campus Setting: Small Town

Louisiana College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Louisiana College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Louisiana College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs


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Louisiana College ACT Scores


ACT Range

18 - 24

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Louisiana College is 21. Students with an ACT score of 24 and above have a good chance of getting into Louisiana College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 24 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 18 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Louisiana College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

940 - 1120


Math SAT Range

460 - 520


Reading SAT Range

480 - 600

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1120 and Above


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SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Louisiana College students is 1057. Applicants with SAT scores of 1120 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Louisiana College, while applicants with SAT scores between 940 to 1120 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 940 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Louisiana College.

Louisiana College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Louisiana College is like? There are approximately 1,152 students enrolled at Louisiana College, including 942 undergraduate students and 210 graduate students. 89% percent of students attend school full-time, 89% percent are from LA and 11% percent of students are from other states.


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