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Louisiana College is a private, co-educational institution of higher education. It is located in Pineville, Louisiana. Edwin O. Ware Sr. , Baptist clergyman and educator, founded the college on October 3, 1906. Louisiana College is set on a sprawling 81-acre campus in Pineville. The college offers a variety of pre-professional programs and awards bachelor's degrees in subjects like music, science, social work and arts. The programs of study are offered through the following academic divisions:

  • Division of Allied Health
  • Division of Business
  • Division of Christian Studies
  • Division of Education
  • Division of History and Political Science
  • Division of Human Behavior
  • Division of Humanities
  • Division of Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Division of Natural Sciences
  • Division of Nursing
  • Division of Visual and Performing Arts
Louisiana College is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III, and the American Southwest Conference. The school sponsors teams in tennis, softball, soccer, golf, cross country and basketball.

Profile of Louisiana College

Pineville, LA is home to Louisiana College. Pineville is a small suburb. Students select the school partly because it is a Southern Baptist school. Louisiana College is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degrees at the school go up to the Bachelor's degree.

Course Topics

Students at Louisiana College can choose among many degree programs. Students commonly pursue studies in mathematics, science, and nutrition and exercise therapy.

Louisiana College Selectivity

Prospective students are advised that admissions are not open to all; the school selects from among qualified applicants. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 425. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 420 and 600.


Louisiana College has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

The school has 1, 056 enrolled students .

Student Life

Louisiana College has a residential or campus feel. The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. Louisiana College offers students meal plans. The school values student athletics, and belongs to the American Southwest Conference.

Louisiana College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts33history, general studies, sociology, speech and rhetoric, English, foreign language and literature, French language, interdisciplinary studies
Nursing and Emergency Medicine20registered nursing
Education and Teaching17physical education teaching, elementary school teaching, education courses, math teaching, social studies teaching, art education, biology teaching, science teaching, . . .
Science14biology, chemistry
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy13athletic trainer, exercise science, health and physical Education
Business and Management11business management, managerial economics, accounting, business
Therapy and Counselling10psychology, music therapy
Media10digital communications, mass communication, journalism
Religion and Philosophy6religious education, theology, philosophy and religious studies, Christian studies, bible studies, religious music
Family and Social Work6social work, public administration
Security and Law Enforcement3criminal justice and safety
Photography and Commercial Art3commercial art
Medical Support and Technology2clinical lab tech
Music2music, various music studies, music performance
Fine Arts1fine arts
Computer Science and Engineering0web design
Design0graphic design
Drama and Performing Arts0theatre design, drama

Contact: Louisiana College

Louisiana College

1140 College Dr

Pineville, LA 71359

General Phone: (318) 487-7011


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