Meet LC

"Founded in 1906, Louisiana College is a private, Baptist coeducational college of liberal arts and sciences with selected professional programs. Built upon the principles of character and learning, the College has a tradition of outstanding academics and is the only Baptist, four-year institution in Louisiana."

Louisiana College is a private, Baptist coeducational college of liberal arts and sciences with selected professional programs. The campus is located in Pineville, Louisiana, and the college is accredited by the Southern Association for College and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, and masters degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4501 for questions about the accreditation of Louisiana College. Please visit our accreditations page for more information on separate accreditation for specific programs.

 

The college is located on an 81-acre campus with a total of 25 academic and residential buildings. Most of the students at Louisiana College come from Central Louisiana, but many states and several foreign countries are represented in the current student body. The faculty and staff of Louisiana College genuinely care for the students. Their primary concern is to enhance student learning and to encourage the student’s Christian growth. Approximately two-thirds of the faculty hold terminal degrees in their academic discipline.

 

The college was chartered in 1906 as a non-profit corporation with the object “to own, operate and conduct a Baptist college... to foster Christian education.” Louisiana College is affiliated with the Louisiana Baptist Convention.

Frequently Asked Questions

Mission

Louisiana College is a Christ-centered community committed to Academic Excellence where students are equipped for Lives of Learning, Leading, and Serving.

Heritage

Founded in 1906, Louisiana College is a private, Baptist coeducational college of liberal arts and sciences with selected professional programs. Built upon the principles of character and learning, the College has a tradition of outstanding academics and is the only Baptist, four-year institution in Louisiana.

Goals

Louisiana College prepares students to be leaders of tomorrow. Our faculty and staff join you on your college journey and help you connect your passion and purpose. You’ll learn to think critically, problem-solve, and use analytical reasoning – skills that are highly valued in today’s job market. Rooted in Christ, the Louisiana College community is committed to academic excellence and equipping students for lives of learning, leading, and serving.

Core Values

Faith

Biblical faith informs our learning, motivates us to excellence, and focuses our dependence upon God.

Integrity

Truth, honesty, and transparency provide the underpinnings that inform the breadth of Louisiana College's Endeavors.

Learning

Authentic learning must expand the mind and deepen the soul.

Service

The most effective education results in service to others.

Community

The synergy among professor and students leads to the path of discovery.

Strategic Themes

Integration of Faith and Learning

Academic Excellence

Student Development

Resource Development

Stewardship

Technology

Guiding Principle

The guiding principle of Louisiana College is to provide liberal arts, professional, and graduate programs characterized by devotion to the preeminence of the Lord Jesus, allegiance to the authority of the Holy Scriptures, dedication to academic excellence for the glory of God, and commitment to change the world for Christ by the power of the Holy Spirit.

Consumer Information

1,226

Enrollment

86%

Retention Rate

38%

Graduation Rate

96.4%

Nursing NCLEX Pass Rate

100%

Education PRAXIS Pass Rate

90%

BSW Advanced Standing

99%

Medical School Acceptance Rate