Tuition & Fees

$17,763

$17,763

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

51%

male

49%

female

1

teacher

17

students

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Very Selective

37%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,717
Declined + 4,578
Total Received 7,295
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Private (nonprofit)

1,150

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 5367
ACT 3120

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,150
Established in 1879
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation African Methodist-Episcopal
Historically Black college/university yes
Accredited by •  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Salisbury, NC

272-acre campus in Salisbury (population: 34,001), 38 miles from Charlotte. Served by bus and train; major airport serves Charlotte; smaller airport serves Greensboro (60 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

Livingstone College
701 West Monroe Street
Salisbury, NC 28144

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
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Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline May 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Recommended
SAT or ACT Required

Very Selective

37%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,717
Declined + 4,578
Total Received 7,295

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Right Now

Admissions Contact

Tony Balwin
Assistant Vice President Enrollment/Director of Admissions
P: 704 216-6001
F: 704 216-6215
admissions@livingstone.edu

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $15,453
Room $3,167
Board $3,429
Additional fees $2,310
Books & supplies $391
Total $24,750
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 704 216-6069
F: 704 216-6319
financialaid@livingstone.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Stephanie McNeil
Director of Financial Aid
smcneil@livingstone.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
bowling
cross-country
football
golf
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Football

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Athletic Directors

Andre Springs (men's)
Director Of Athletics/men's Golf Coach
email

Jaime Kent (women's)
Head Certified Athletic Trainer/swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association
Mascot
Blue Bears
School colors
blue and black

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Biology
Business Administration
Computer Information Systems
Criminal Justice
Culinary Arts
Early Childhood Education
Elementary Education
English Teacher Education
History
Hospitality Management
Liberal Studies
Mathematics
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music
Music Teacher Education
Political Science
Psychology
Religious Studies
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social Work
Sociology
Sport Management
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Other

1,150

total students

61%

in-state

39%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,150
students

Female
49%
565

Male
51%
585

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

1,140
students

Female
50%
560

Male
50%
580

1%

10
students

Female
50%
5

Male
50%
5

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Transfer Admissions

34%

Transfer applicants accepted

68%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of All
Interview
Standardized test scores
Essay or personal statement

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

96

semester hours

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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/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

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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