Le Moyne College: Narrative Description

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1419 Salt Springs Rd.
Syracuse, NY 13214-1399
Tel: (315)445-4100
Free: 800-333-4733
Admissions: (315)445-4707
Fax: (315)445-4711
Web Site: http://www.lemoyne.edu/


Independent Roman Catholic (Jesuit), comprehensive, coed. Awards bachelor's and master's degrees. Founded 1946. Setting: 151-acre suburban campus. Endowment: $33.9 million. Research spending 2003-04: $49,878. Educational spending 2003-04: $7223 per student. Total enrollment: 3,487. Faculty: 300 (153 full-time, 147 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 13:1. 2,779 applied, 74% were admitted. 25% from top 10% of their high school class, 50% from top quarter, 84% from top half. 5 valedictorians. Full-time: 2,281 students, 61% women, 39% men. Part-time: 506 students, 75% women, 25% men. Students come from 27 states and territories, 6 other countries, 6% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 3% Hispanic, 5% black, 3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 11% 25 or older, 60% live on campus, 6% transferred in. Retention: 90% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; psychology; social sciences and history. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, honors program, independent study, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at Syracuse Consortium for the Cultural Foundations of Medicine. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army (c), Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application, early admission, early decision, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: essay, high school transcript, 2 recommendations, SAT or ACT. Recommended: interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadlines: 2/1, 12/1 for early decision. Notification: continuous, 12/15 for early decision.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $35. Comprehensive fee: $28,040 includes full-time tuition ($19,640), mandatory fees ($510), and college room and board ($7890). College room only: $4990. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility. Part-time tuition: $417 per credit hour. Part-time tuition varies according to class time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 70 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Programming Board, Outing Club, performing arts groups, Student Dancers, New Student Orientation Committee. Major annual events: winter/spring formals, Spring Olympics, Halloween Dance. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access, self-defense education, lighted pathways, closed-circuit security cameras. 1,575 college housing spaces available; 1,460 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required through senior year. Options: coed, men-only, women-only housing available. Noreen Reale Falcone Library with 256,565 books, 577,468 microform titles, 13,589 serials, 10,935 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $1.5 million. 325 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

See Syracuse University.

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