Lane College

Jackson, TN

Lane College

Jackson, TN

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

24-29
2%
18-23
15%
12-17
81%
6-11
2%
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undergraduateRatios

53%

male

47%

female

19

students

1

faculty

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Selective

50%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,670
Declined 2,641
Total Received 5,311
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Private

1,427

undergraduate students

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School Facts

Lane College, founded in 1882, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 25-acre campus is located in Jackson, in western Tennessee.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,427
Established in 1882
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Christian Methodist Episcopal Church
Historically Black college/university yes

25-acre campus in Jackson (population: 66,847), 80 miles from Memphis and 126 miles from Nashville. Served by bus; major airport and train serve Memphis. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: Memphis
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Memphis International

Lane College
545 Lane Avenue
Jackson, TN
38301-4598

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
64%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government Association
  • Pre-Law Club
  • Student Christian Association
  • Drama Club
  • Sociology Club

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Founder's Day
  • Convocation/Weekly Chapel
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Campus Facts

  • Drama/Theater group
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Other security measures
  • surveillance cameras, lighted parking areas

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
5%
Top 1/4
17%
Top 1/2
52%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

24-29
2%
18-23
15%
12-17
81%
6-11
2%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 2.56

Selective

50%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,670
Declined 2,641
Total Received 5,311

Admissions Factors

Very Important

first generation
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record

Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
interview
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment

Not Considered

application essay
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Communication and Media Studies, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
English Language and Literature, General
French Language and Literature
History, General
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music, General
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Sociology
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Programs Offered

  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

1,427

total students

60%

in-state

40%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,427
students

Female
47%
674

Male
53%
753

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

95%

1,365
students

Female
48%
650

Male
52%
715

5%

62
students

Female
39%
24

Male
61%
38

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 62%
Student 4 year graduation rate 15%
Student 5 year graduation rate 7%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
89%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

71

Transfer students enrolled

5%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions no
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

98%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Tutors
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