Livingstone College

Salisbury, NC

Livingstone College

Salisbury, NC

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Tuition & Fees

$18,031

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

24-29
3%
18-23
17%
12-17
79%
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undergraduateRatios

58%

male

47%

female

16

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 155
Declined 34
Total Received 189
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Private

1,122

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

Livingstone College, founded in 1879 is a private, coeducational, residential, church-related, and historically black college, located in the city of Salisbury. The campus is within an hour's drive of two major metropolitan areas: Charlotte; and the Piedmont Triad of Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and High Point.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,122
Established in 1879
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church
Historically Black college/university yes

272-acre campus in Salisbury (population: 33,849), 38 miles from Charlotte. Served by bus and train; major airport serves Charlotte; smaller airport serves Greensboro (60 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Metropolitan area: Charlotte Mecklenburg
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Charlotte Douglas International

Livingstone College
701 West Monroe Street
Salisbury, NC
28144

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
87%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Greek Organizations
  • Concert Choir
  • Band
  • Gospel Choir
  • Rotary and Optimist Clubs (Community)

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Greek Week
  • Bear Fest (Spring Fling)
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Campus Facts

  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
0%
Top 1/4
3%
Top 1/2
14%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

24-29
3%
18-23
17%
12-17
79%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $25
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 2.32

Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 155
Declined 34
Total Received 189

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Considered

level of applicant's interest

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 13
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

97%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,343

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $15,685
Room & board $6,596
Additional fees $2,346
Books & supplies $401
Other fees $1,000
Total $26,028
Average Financial Aid - $5,343
Total with Avg. Aid $20,685

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Bowling
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Cheerleading

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Computer Science
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
Information Science/Studies
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Mathematics, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Social Sciences, General
Social Work
Sociology
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

1,122

total students

61%

in-state

39%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,122
students

Female
47%
522

Male
58%
653

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

1,164
students

Female
45%
517

Male
55%
647

1%

11
students

Female
46%
5

Male
54%
6

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
89%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

47

Transfer students enrolled

4%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • 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

85%

Additional services

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

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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