Livingstone College: Review & Facts

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Livingstone College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,265 students enrolled. This school was established in 1885 and is one of the 4 schools and colleges located in Salisbury, North Carolina.

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

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
29
Fair
At Livingstone College you can earn your 1-year certificate, associate's degree, or bachelor's degree.

Livingstone College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 29 majors. The most popular concentrations are Criminal Justice, Management, Business, Social Work, and Biology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.


Student Retention
57%
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 usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Livingstone College student retention rate is low at 57% (below North Carolina average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
17 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Livingstone College is very low: 20%.

Student to faculty ratio at Livingstone College is decent, 17:1. Read more details about faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$17,400
High
Average tuition price is fairly high, $15,100 a year. The additional fees at Livingstone College not covered by tuition are about $2,300; this comes to a total of $17,400 annually.

Read the details about Livingstone 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
71%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 4,574 applications were submitted and 3,260 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to become a student at this school.

The school might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at Livingstone College in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,200
Low
Livingstone College provides 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 Livingstone 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.

Safety
Grade
C
Unsafe
Livingstone College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 1,200 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low, roughly $3,200 per year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Livingstone 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.

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

Based on the college crime numbers, Livingstone College appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Livingstone College Location and Maps



Post Address: Livingstone College, 701 W Monroe St, Salisbury, North Carolina 28144, USA
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