Lane College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - PoorQuality:Education Quality Rating - FairSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Excellent
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Lane College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,380 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1882 and is one of the 6 colleges located in Jackson, Tennessee.

Lane College is one of the Historically Black College or University institutions (HBCU) and is also affiliated with Christian Methodist Episcopal Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
16
Fair
Lane College will give you the opportunity to get a bachelor's degree.

Lane College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 16 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Management, Criminal Justice, Biology, and Sociology and Anthropology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
53%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Lane College is low at 53% (way below Tennessee average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
19 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Lane College is low - 30%.

Student to faculty ratio at Lane College is reasonably decent: 19:1. Read more about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$10,000
Medium
Average tuition price is close to the nationwide median, about $9,000 a year. The additional fees at Lane College beyond tuition are approximately $1,000; which totals $10,000 annually.

Read the details about Lane College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
55%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 4,729 applications were submitted and 2,579 were accepted; so it is not very hard to enroll at this school.

The college will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at Lane College in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
D
Unsafe
Lane College offers study abroad programs and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Lane College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Lane College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 1,100 students, which provides a good on-campus housing option.

Army ROTC programs are available at Lane College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Lane College appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Lane College Location and Maps



Post Address: Lane College, 545 Lane Ave, Jackson, Tennessee 38301-4598, USA
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