Tuition & Fees

$12,324

$12,324

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
13%
500-599
50%
400-499
35%
300-399
2%
600-699
6%
500-599
45%
400-499
43%
300-399
6%
500-599
27%
400-499
53%
300-399
20%
24-29
9%
18-23
48%
12-17
38%
6-11
5%
24-29
14%
18-23
40%
12-17
46%
24-29
9%
18-23
64%
12-17
27%
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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Not Selective

96%

acceptance rate

Accepted 302
Declined + 12
Total Received 314
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Private (nonprofit)

898

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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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 2,746
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

600-699
13%
500-599
50%
400-499
35%
300-399
2%
600-699
6%
500-599
45%
400-499
43%
300-399
6%
500-599
27%
400-499
53%
300-399
20%
24-29
9%
18-23
48%
12-17
38%
6-11
5%
24-29
14%
18-23
40%
12-17
46%
24-29
9%
18-23
64%
12-17
27%

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

96%

acceptance rate

Accepted 302
Declined + 12
Total Received 314

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

34%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$11,700

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $10,833
Room $5,100
Board $9,300
Additional fees $1,491
Books & supplies $2,400
Total $29,124
Average Financial Aid - $11,700
Total with Avg. Aid $17,424
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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
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

2,746

total students

57%

in-state

43%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

33%

898
students

Female
55%
493

Male
45%
405

67%

1,848
students

Female
49%
902

Male
51%
946

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

80%

727
students

Female
52%
374

Male
48%
353

20%

171
students

Female
70%
119

Male
30%
52

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
25%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
24%
Hispanic/Latino
40%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown

Transfer Admissions

36%

Transfer applicants accepted

44%

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 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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