Louisiana College Profile

Founded in 1906, Louisiana College is a leading private Baptist coeducational college of liberal arts and sciences located in Pineville, Louisiana, USA. It offers a broad range of majors, minors, and pre-professional programs of study.

The College has the following Academic Divisions: Allied Health; Business; Christian Studies; Education; Fine Arts & Media; History & Political Science; Human Behavior; Humanities; Natural Sciences & Mathematics; Nursing.

Louisiana College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). Separate accreditation for specific programs has been awarded by the: Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs; Commission on College Nursing Education; Council on Social Work Education; Louisiana Board of Nursing; Louisiana State Department of Education; National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE); National Association of Schools of Music. The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) has granted the Louisiana College Athletic Training Educational program (ATEP) initial accreditation.

In addition, the College holds membership in the following organizations: American Council on Education; American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education; Conference of Louisiana Colleges and Universities; Council for Christian Colleges and Universities; Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium; National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities.

Achievements and Ranking Profile:

- Louisiana College is ranked 38th in Tier 1 in the category "Regional Colleges (South)" by US News (2012).

- It was recognized for leadership in the field of student character development in The Templeton Guide: Colleges that Encourage Character Development. The College is profiled in the "Faculty and Curriculum Programs" section for its Values Program.

- It was the only school in Louisiana to be listed in the 2007-2008 editions of both America's Best Colleges and America's 100 Best College Buys.

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