Life University

Marietta, GA

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

Tuition & Fees

$13,101

$13,101

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
11%
500-599
46%
400-499
38%
300-399
5%
700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
40%
400-499
40%
300-399
8%
500-599
27%
400-499
53%
300-399
20%
30-36
1%
24-29
22%
18-23
30%
12-17
41%
6-11
6%
24-29
16%
18-23
35%
12-17
49%
30-36
1%
24-29
22%
18-23
30%
12-17
43%
6-11
4%
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Not Selective

95%

acceptance rate

Accepted 348
Declined + 16
Total Received 364
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Private (nonprofit)

880

undergraduate students

1,848

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Exercise Science
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 7006
ACT 0845

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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 2,728
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
23%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
88%
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

600-699
11%
500-599
46%
400-499
38%
300-399
5%
700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
40%
400-499
40%
300-399
8%
500-599
27%
400-499
53%
300-399
20%
30-36
1%
24-29
22%
18-23
30%
12-17
41%
6-11
6%
24-29
16%
18-23
35%
12-17
49%
30-36
1%
24-29
22%
18-23
30%
12-17
43%
6-11
4%

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 Required

Not Selective

95%

acceptance rate

Accepted 348
Declined + 16
Total Received 364

Admissions Factors

Important

Standardized test scores

Considered

Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Secondary school record

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Detrenyona Chester
Director of Admissions Operations
P: 800 543-3202
F: 770 792-6060
admission@life.edu

Financial Aid

36%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$12,500

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $11,610
Room & board $8,000
Additional fees $1,491
Books & supplies $2,400
Total $23,501
Average Financial Aid - $12,500
Total with Avg. Aid $11,001
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

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
lacrosse
rugby
soccer
swimming
track (outdoor)
track and field (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
Psychology
Sport Health Science
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Exercise Science
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Internships

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other

2,728

total students

31%

in-state

69%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

32%

880
students

Female
54%
471

Male
46%
409

68%

1,848
students

Female
50%
931

Male
50%
917

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

82%

730
students

Female
52%
374

Male
48%
356

18%

150
students

Female
65%
97

Male
35%
53

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Student Break-down

11%
Nonresident aliens
26%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Hispanic/Latino
42%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown

Transfer Admissions

97%

Transfer applicants accepted

56%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required 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 Required of Some
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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