Tuition & Fees

$12,696

$12,696

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

500-599
21%
400-499
54%
300-399
25%
600-699
11%
500-599
29%
400-499
47%
300-399
13%
500-599
27%
400-499
53%
300-399
20%
30-36
2%
24-29
10%
18-23
28%
12-17
60%
24-29
15%
18-23
36%
12-17
49%
24-29
11%
18-23
53%
12-17
36%
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 206
Declined + 93
Total Received 299
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Private (nonprofit)

755

undergraduate students

1,864

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Excersise Science
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 7006
ACT 0845

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Location

School Facts

Life University, founded in 1974, is a specialized private university. Its 100-acre campus is located in Marietta, 20 miles northwest of Atlanta.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,619
Established in 1974
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CCE (Council on Chiropractic Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Marietta, GA

100-acre campus in Marietta (population: 61,048), 20 miles from Atlanta. Served by bus; major airport and train serve Atlanta. Public transportation serves campus.

Life University
1269 Barclay Circle
Marietta, GA 30060

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
10%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
5%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

500-599
21%
400-499
54%
300-399
25%
600-699
11%
500-599
29%
400-499
47%
300-399
13%
500-599
27%
400-499
53%
300-399
20%
30-36
2%
24-29
10%
18-23
28%
12-17
60%
24-29
15%
18-23
36%
12-17
49%
24-29
11%
18-23
53%
12-17
36%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted no
Application deadline September 7
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Recommended

Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 206
Declined + 93
Total Received 299

Admissions Factors

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Recommendations
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores
Work Experience

Not Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work

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Admissions Contact

Robyn Stanley
Executive Director of Enrollment
P: 800 543-3202
F: 770 792-6060
admission@life.edu

Financial Aid

29%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$1,100

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $11,205
Room $5,100
Board $9,300
Additional fees $1,491
Books & supplies $2,400
Total $29,496
Average Financial Aid - $1,100
Total with Avg. Aid $28,396

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,834,000
State
Institutional
Other external $1,834,000
Total $3,668,000

Non-need-based

Federal
State $162,000
Institutional $287,500
Other external $1,500
Total $451,000
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 543-3345
F: 770 426-2926
finaidmail@life.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Jessica Magazu:
Director of Financial Aid
jessica.magazu@life.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
bowling
cross-country
rugby
soccer
swimming
track (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

Cycling, Golf, Handball, Hockey, Power Lifting, Racquetball, Rugby, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Triathlon, Volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

Cycling, Golf, Handball, Hockey, Power Lifting, Racquetball, Rugby, Swimming, Tennis, Triathlon, Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Dodgeball, Kickball, Softball, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball (indoor/sand)

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Athletic Directors

Jayme Pendergast (men's)
Athletics Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA
Mascot
Running Eagle
School colors
green and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Athletic Training
Biology
Biopsychology
Business Administration
Chiropractic
Clinical Nutrition
Coaching Psychology
Computer Information Management
Culinary Nutrition
Dietetics
Exercise Science
General Studies
Nutrition
Positive Human Development/Social Change
Positive Psychology
Pre-Chiropractic
Psychology
Sport Health Science
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Excersise Science
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Distance Learning
  • Dual degrees
  • Internships

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other

2,619

total students

40%

in-state

60%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

29%

755
students

Female
54%
407

Male
46%
348

71%

1,864
students

Female
49%
906

Male
51%
958

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

82%

624
students

Female
53%
325

Male
47%
299

18%

131
students

Female
63%
82

Male
37%
49

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Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
26%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Hispanic/Latino
47%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown

Transfer Admissions

Not Reported

Transfer applicants accepted

Not Reported

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

143

quarter hours

Minimum transfers must complete

45

quarter hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

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

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 38
Countries most often represented Canada
Iceland
South Africa
Spain
Zimbabwe
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

Matthew Davidson
International Admissions Advisor
770 426-430
matthew.davidson@life.edu

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