Le Moyne-Owen College

Memphis, TN, USA
3.96 Average Rating

Originally opened in 1862 as a school for freedman and runaway slaves, Le Moyne-Owen College is a liberal arts institution and the only Historically Black College in Memphis. LOC is home to five academic divisions offering 23 majors including Urban Leadership and Social Justice. Its Accelerated Studies program provides adult and professional students the opportunity to earn a bachelor’s degree through comprehensive once-a-week classes. In addition, the Computer Science and Criminal Justice programs both work with the LOC Center for Cyber Defense to offer a cyber defense concentration.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Multiple Protestant Denomination
  • HBCU
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Major city

0
100
100%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
No

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision April 1, 2020

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
84%
Out-Of-State Students
12%
100%
Submitting ACT
Average ACT Composite: 14
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 845
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Bachelor's
Total Number of Students
863
Total Number of Undergrads
863
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

0
100
2%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
13%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
13:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$9,670
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$11,196
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$11,196
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$6,100
Books and Supplies
$1250

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
78%
Average Aid Per Year
$9,627
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
78%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$6,304
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$5,241

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
88%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$9,199
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$14,250
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$331
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
33%
67%
Student Organizations
35
Size of Town
Major city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
13%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Magicians
School Colors
Purple/Gold
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
No
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$30,200
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What Students Are Saying

3.96 Average Rating
LOC is a small college, but big on education. Itâ??s like nothing that I have ever experienced, very unique. I love the staff, the environment, and the learning process.
Sierra from Memphis, TN

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