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Louisiana College is a private, Baptist coeducational college of liberal arts and sciences with selected professional programs. The campus is located in Pineville, Louisiana, and the college is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, baccalaureate, and masters degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4501 for questions about the accreditation of Louisiana College. Please visit our accreditations page for more information on separate accreditation for specific programs.

The college is located on an 81-acre campus with a total of 25 academic and residential buildings. Most of the students at Louisiana College come from Central Louisiana, but many states and several foreign countries are represented in the current student body. The faculty and staff of Louisiana College genuinely care for the students. Their primary concern is to enhance student learning and to encourage the student’s Christian growth. Approximately two-thirds of the faculty hold terminal degrees in their academic discipline.

The college was chartered in 1906 as a non-profit corporation with the object “to own, operate and conduct a Baptist college... to foster Christian education.” Louisiana College is affiliated with the Louisiana Baptist Convention.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, Louisiana College accepts TOPS. The student must be an LA resident and file FAFSA by July 1. Must have completed core academic units, as established by the state of LA, with a 2.5+ GPA. *We anticipate the State of Louisiana will confirm final allocations by mid-June.

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A $25 application fee is required to complete the online application. You will be redirected to the payment portal where you will be required to use a debit or credit card to complete payment of the application fee.

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Louisiana College accepts applications for admission from students of accredited secondary schools and students transferring from accredited colleges without regard to race, sex, color, handicap, age, creed or national origin. Also, special criteria have been established to receive applications from students from unaccredited high schools and non-graduates of high school.

81-acre campus with a total of twenty-five academic and residential buildings

Louisiana College is the only Baptist, Christian liberal arts college in Louisiana. The college holds many more distinctives. Follow the link to learn more.

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Louisiana College was founded in Pineville, Louisiana, on October 3, 1906. It is the successor to two earlier Louisiana Baptist schools, Mt. Lebanon University and Keatchie Female College.

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Pineville, Louisiana, just across the Red River from Alexandria in Central Louisiana

Facts

A fact about Louisiana College: 92%, Satisfaction with professor engagement.

92%

Satisfaction with professor engagement

A fact about Louisiana College: 75%, Faculty with Terminal degrees in their field.

75%

Faculty with Terminal degrees in their field

A fact about Louisiana College: 3000, Nurses find great jobs.

3000

Nurses find great jobs

A fact about Louisiana College: 40% Less, expensive than the national average.

40% Less

expensive than the national average