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Louisburg College: Narrative Description

LOUISBURG COLLEGE B-10

501 North Main St.
Louisburg, NC 27549-2399
Tel: (919)496-2521
Free: 800-775-0208
Admissions: (919)497-3228
Fax: (919)496-1788
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.louisburg.edu/

Description:

Independent United Methodist, 2-year, coed. Awards transfer associate degrees. Founded 1787. Setting: 75-acre small town campus with easy access to Raleigh. Endowment: $6.8 million. Research spending 2003-04: $20,300. Educational spending 2003-04: $2265 per student. Total enrollment: 502. 725 applied, 99% were admitted. 2% from top 10% of their high school class, 5% from top quarter, 19% from top half. Full-time: 494 students, 43% women, 57% men. Part-time: 8 students, 100% men. Students come from 21 states and territories, 4 other countries, 19% from out-of-state, 0% Native American, 3% Hispanic, 46% black, 0.4% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 12% 25 or older, 90% live on campus, 10% transferred in. Retention: 68% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, SAT or ACT. Required for some: recommendations, interview. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $25. Comprehensive fee: $16,530 includes full-time tuition ($10,230) and college room and board ($6300). College room only: $3815. Room and board charges vary according to housing facility. Part-time tuition: $426 per semester hour. Part-time mandatory fees: $447.50 per term.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 12 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Government Association, Workers Actively Volunteering Energetic Services, Drama Club, Christian Life Council, Ecological Concerns Club. Major annual events: Homecoming, Mud-Volleyball, Spring Dance. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, controlled dormitory access. On-campus residence required through sophomore year. Options: men-only, women-only housing available. Robbins Library with 64,000 books and 150 serials. Operations spending 2003-04: $148,590. 30 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:

Louisburg, a county seat, is 30 miles from Raleigh, the state capital, where all forms of transportation are available. A hospital, churches, good shopping facilities, and various civic and social organizations are found in the community. There are many part-time job opportunities.

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