LaGrange College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$32,000
2.56% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$23,185
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
6.34%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
59.7%
1,624 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
854
94.8% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
44.4%
104 Graduates

About

LaGrange College is a higher education institution located in Troup County, GA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at LaGrange College were Registered Nursing (40 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (25 degrees), and General Psychology (19 degrees).

In 2020, 267 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at LaGrange College. 64.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (202 degrees), 4.39 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (46 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at LaGrange College is $32,000, which is $3,600 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at LaGrange College is $32,000, which is $3,600 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $23,185.

In 2020, 99% of undergraduate students attending LaGrange College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 78% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$32,000
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at LaGrange College was $32,000. The cost of tuition at LaGrange College is $3,600 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$23,185
2020 Value
12.5%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 LaGrange College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,185. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of LaGrange College grew by 12.5%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,802
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at LaGrange College was of $12,802 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 0.55% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

99%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
78%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

99% of undergraduate students at LaGrange College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2019, when 99% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
6.34%
2018 Default Rate
26
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at LaGrange College was 6.34%, which represents 26 out of the 410 total borrowers.

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Admissions

LaGrange College received 1,624 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 3.68% annual decline. Out of those 1,624 applicants, 969 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 59.7% acceptance rate.

There were 854 students enrolled at LaGrange College in 2020, and 60% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

LaGrange College has an overall enrollment yield of 18%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

59.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
969
Accepted Out of 1,624

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of LaGrange College was 59.7% (969 admissions from 1,624 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 48.8%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −3.68%, while admissions grew by 17.7%.

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SAT Scores

60%
Submission Percentage
105
Scores Submitted

60% of enrolled first-time students at LaGrange College in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

LaGrange College has a total enrollment of 854 students. The full-time enrollment at LaGrange College is 810 students and the part-time enrollment is 44. This means that 94.8% of students enrolled at LaGrange College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at LaGrange College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 68.4% White, 22.2% Black or African American, 2.93% Hispanic or Latino, 1.64% Two or More Races, 1.05% Asian, 0.937% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at LaGrange College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (36.8%), followed by White Male (31.5%) and Black or African American Male (14%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (38.9%), followed by White Male (25.6%) and Black or African American Female (20%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

94.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at LaGrange College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 854 students. The full-time enrollment at LaGrange College is 810 and the part-time enrollment is 44. This means that 94.8% of students enrolled at LaGrange College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

58%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at LaGrange College was 58%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), LaGrange College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    584
  2. Black or African American
    190
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    25

The enrolled student population at LaGrange College is 68.4% White, 22.2% Black or African American, 2.93% Hispanic or Latino, 1.64% Two or More Races, 1.05% Asian, 0.937% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 20 students (2.34%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 79 more women than men received degrees from LaGrange College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at LaGrange College is white (202 degrees awarded). There were 4.39 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (46 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at LaGrange College is Registered Nursing (40 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (25 degrees) and General Psychology (19 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at LaGrange College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (20 degrees awarded), Education (67 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at LaGrange College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,819,285 people), Secondary school teachers (443,213 people), Education administrators (287,539 people), Postsecondary teachers (197,203 people), and Other managers (196,904 people).

The most specialized majors at LaGrange College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (20 degrees awarded), Education (67 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (22 degrees), and History (4 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at LaGrange College are Surgeons, Clinical and counseling psychologists, Aerospace engineers, Computer hardware engineers, and Entertainers & performers, sports & related workers, all other

The most specialized majors at LaGrange College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (20 degrees awarded), Education (67 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (22 degrees), and History (4 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at LaGrange College are Elementary & secondary schools (2,956,351 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (420,990 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (214,694 people), Computer Systems Design (136,193 people), and Legal services (134,504 people).

The most specialized majors at LaGrange College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (20 degrees awarded), Education (67 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (22 degrees), and History (4 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by LaGrange College.
Most Common
  1. 40 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 25 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 19 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at LaGrange College was Registered Nursing with 40 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

94
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
173
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 94 degrees were awarded to men at LaGrange College, which is 0.543 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (173).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 19 degrees were awarded to men at LaGrange College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 3.17 times more than the 6 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 38 degrees were awarded to women at LaGrange College in Registered Nursing, which is 19 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

42%
100% Completion Time
46%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 42% of students graduating from LaGrange College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 46% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 47% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at LaGrange College is Female and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    202 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    46 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at LaGrange College is white (202 degrees awarded). There were 4.39 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (46 degrees).

0.749% of degree recipients (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    136 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    66 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    27 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at LaGrange College is white female (136 degrees awarded). There were 2.06 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (66 degrees).

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Operations

LaGrange College has an endowment valued at nearly $48.4M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.84M (3.8%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, LaGrange College had a total salary expenditure of $32.1M. LaGrange College employs 26 Assistant professors, 22 Professors, and 16 Associate professors. Most academics at LaGrange College are Male Assistant professors (15), Male Professors(13), and Female Associate professors (12).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at LaGrange College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 25 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 19 employees, and Management with 18 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$48.4M
2020 Endowment
8.68%
decline from 2019

LaGrange College has an endowment valued at about $48.4M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of LaGrange College declined 8.68% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $8.56M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, LaGrange College received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$11.5M
2020 Salaries
2.44%
decline from 2019

In 2020, LaGrange College paid a median of $11.5M in salaries, which represents 35.9% of their overall expenditure ($32.1M) and a 2.44% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.85% decline from 2018 and a 2.65% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.24M
Instructional Salaries
70
Number of Employees

In 2020, LaGrange College paid a total of $4.24M to 70 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
26 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
25 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at LaGrange College were Assistant professor with 26 employees; Professor with 22 employees; and Professor with 16 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at LaGrange College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 25 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 19 employees; and Management with 18 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Assistant professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at LaGrange College was Male Assistant professor with 15 employees, Male Professor with 13 employees, and Female Associate professor with 12 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at LaGrange College.

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