Alice Lloyd College

Alice Lloyd College

The Alice Lloyd College, ALC, was established in 1923 by Alice Spencer Geddes and June Buchanan at Pippa Passes, Knott County, Kentucky. The institution formerly known as Caney Junior College and was focused on serving the communities of Appalachia. It went on to become a four-year bachelor's degree granting institution in the 1980s.

Alice Lloyd College was ranked by the U.S. News and World Report in 2009 as the best college for graduating students with the least amount of debt. It was also listed among the top baccalaureate colleges in the south. The athletic teams of ALC, which are known as Eagles, are a part of the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference of the NAIA. Voices of Appalachia, Phi Beta Lambda and the Curtis and Billie Owens Literary Society are some of the student organizations on campus.

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Contacting Alice Lloyd

Alice Lloyd College
100 Purpose Rd
Pippa Passes , KY 41844
General Phone: (606) 368-2101

Alice Lloyd Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Science34biology, biological and physical sciences
Education and Teaching32elementary school teaching, middle school teaching, math teaching, physical education teaching, science teaching, social studies teaching
Liberal Arts27English, interdisciplinary studies, social services, history
Business and Management16business
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy1sports and fitness management

Number of programs and degrees for Alice Lloyd in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree11014

Alice Lloyd Student Body

In 2007-2008, Alice Lloyd had a total enrollment of 621 students (615 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 44%
Women 56%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 98%
Black 1%
Hispanic 0%
Asian 1%
Unknown 0%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 43%
20-21 37%
22-24 15%
25-29 1%
30-34 0%
35-39 0%
40-49 1%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

West Virginia2%

Alice Lloyd Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 63 %

Alice Lloyd Room and Board (2007)

Alice Lloyd offers campus housing for 519 of its 615 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Pippa Passes, Kentucky for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Kentucky Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 18 meals per week.

Alice Lloyd Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal450520
SAT Math410530
SAT Writing420520
ACT Verbal1723
ACT Math1722
ACT Composite1824

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT7%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT93%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required

Alice Lloyd Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 8,575
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 8,575
Room and board $ 4,250
Room charge $ 2,280
Board (meal plan) charge $ 1,970
Books and supplies $ 850
Other expenses $ 2,750

Financial Aid:
Alice Lloyd participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 195100)

Alice Lloyd Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1613

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year4$32,0791*
Associate professoracademic year6$36,8441*
Assistant professoracademic year5$33,2368$31,139
Instructoracademic year1*3$27,805
All faculty totalacademic year16$33,99013$31,690

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Alice Lloyd Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Baseball Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Track Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):


Alice Lloyd Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business/Commerce, General

Education And Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Mathematics Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Social Sciences, General

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General

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What Sets Alice Lloyd Apart:

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Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
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checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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