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Livingstone College

Salisbury, NC, USA
3.21 Average Rating

Originally founded as a minister training school in 1879, Livingstone College is a Christian institution in central North Carolina and an Historically Black College and University. Affiliated with the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, Livingstone grants bachelor’s degrees in 22 fields of study with a focus on Judeo-Christian values. As a Christian college, Livingstone holds Sunday worship services on campus. For students interested in media studies, the Livingstone campus hosts student-run radio station WLJZ.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church
  • HBCU
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

0
100
37%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
67%
Out-Of-State Students
35%
49%
Submitting ACT
56%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 13
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 822
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Bachelor's
Total Number of Students
1,150
Total Number of Undergrads
1,150
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

0
100
14%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
24%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
16:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$17,367
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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.
$18,296
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.
$18,296
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.
$6,794
Books and Supplies
$1300

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.
84%
Average Aid Per Year
$10,542
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.
84%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$5,081
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$3,443

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.
92%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$6,848
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.
$12,250
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.
$425
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
51%
49%
Student Organizations
35
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Blue Bears
School Colors
Blue/Black
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Central Intercollegiate Athletic Assoc

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Charlotte
Washington
Greensboro
Durham
Atlanta
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
28%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$26,100
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What Students Are Saying

3.21 Average Rating
Livingstone College is a great HBCU for students who were underachievers in high school. Livingstone also is a great college to play boys/girls basketball for. Last, Livingstone College will give you an great college experience.
Sean from Alexandria, VA
livingstone college has a student-friendly campus environment with great staff and professors willing to assist all students to achieve their academic goals.

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