Transformation is at the heart of a liberal arts education. Studies show, and
employers agree, that this well-rounded approach enhances analytical aptitude and
adaptability. You’ll find that to be true at LaGrange College, where you’ll gain
a broader, deeper knowledge of many subject areas, along with practical skills
– providing flexibility in your career choices.
Since our founding in 1831, LaGrange College has offered a beautiful, intimate
setting. Here, you’ll be part of a close-knit, supportive community as you
begin your journey toward self-discovery. With a student/professor ratio of 11-to-1
and intentionally small class sizes, you’ll receive the personal attention you
need to excel academically, socially, physically and spiritually.
Browse our website and discover for yourself why LaGrange College may be right
for you. Then bring your family or friends to one of our daylong events or
just a quick visit. Take a tour of campus, meet students and faculty, and sit in
on a class.
Once you get to know us, you’ll understand why transformations happen here.
Founded: 1831; the oldest private college in Georgia
- Location: LaGrange, Georgia (pop. 30,000)— 60 miles SW of Atlanta on I-85
- Affiliation: The United Methodist Church
- Enrollment: About 1,000 students, representing 19 states and 10 countries
- Student-Faculty Ratio: 11-1;classes average 12 students
- Academic Programs: more than 55 academic and pre-professional programs
- The Arts: The College is renowned for its offerings in drama, music and art
- Athletics: Member of NCAA Division III in 16 athletic programs, including football
- Student Organizations: 50+ student clubs and organizations
- Financial Aid: 97 percent of students receive financial assistance; more than $8 million awarded annually
- Accreditation: LaGrange College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the degrees of Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Education, Master of Arts in Teaching, the Specialist in Education degree in Curriculum and Instruction, and the Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership.
Accreditation information is given in order for interested constituents to (1) learn about the accreditation status of LaGrange College, (2) file a third-party comment at the time of the institution's decennial review, or (3) file a complaint against the institution for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirement. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 or visit www.sacscoc.org for questions about the accreditation of LaGrange College. Normal inquiries about the institution, such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc. should be addressed directly to LaGrange College and not to the Commissions of College's Office.
LaGrange College is also approved by the United Methodist University Senate. It has membership in the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities and the Georgia Foundation for Independent Colleges.
LaGrange College’s teacher education (undergraduate and graduate) programs are accredited by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission to recommend candidates for certification in the areas of early childhood, middle grades, or secondary education.
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 500, Atlanta, GA 30326; Sharon Tanner, Ed.D., RN, Executive Director; 404-975-5000; firstname.lastname@example.org.
The undergraduate programs in business administration, business management, and accounting are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The Albany programs in Organizational Leadership are not included in this accreditation.
Documentation of the above accreditations are located in the Office of the Provost.
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