Lon Morris College: Narrative Description
LON MORRIS COLLEGE H-12
800 College Ave.
Jacksonville, TX 75766-2923
Tel: (903)589-4000; 800-259-5753; Admissions: (903)589-4000; Fax: (903)586-8562; Web Site: http://www.lonmorris.edu/
Description: Independent United Methodist, 2-year, coed. Awards transfer associate and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1854. Setting: 76-acre small town campus. Endowment: $20.1 million. Educational spending 2002-03: $4251 per student. Total enrollment: 432. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 10:1. 261 applied, 86% were admitted. 3% from top 10% of their high school class, 18% from top quarter, 47% from top half. Full-time: 394 students, 48% women, 52% men. Part-time: 38 students, 68% women, 32% men. Students come from 5 states and territories, 5% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 11% Hispanic, 21% black, 0.5% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 5% international, 1% 25 or older, 90% live on campus. Retention: 53% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, independent study, summer session for credit, part-time degree program. Study abroad program.
Entrance Requirements: Options: Common Application, electronic application, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, SAT I or ACT. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.
Costs Per Year: Application fee: $35. Comprehensive fee: $13,400 includes full-time tuition ($6800), mandatory fees ($1800), and college room and board ($4800). College room only: $2300. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. Room and board charges vary according to board plan. Part-time tuition: $275 per credit hour. Part-time mandatory fees: $150 per credit hour. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load.
Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: local fraternities, local sororities; 19% of eligible men and 29% of eligible women are members. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 260 college housing spaces available; 250 were occupied in 2002-03. Freshmen given priority for college housing. On-campus residence required through sophomore year. Options: men-only, women-only housing available. Henderson Library with 26,000 books, 265 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2002-03: $170,661. 28 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.
Community Environment: See Jacksonville College.
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