Hannibal Lagrange College

Hannibal Lagrange College

Hannibal-LaGrange College, HLG, was established in 1858. Originally located in LaGrange, Missouri, the campus moved to Hannibal in 1928. It is now spread across more than 100 acres and offers enrollment to students from over 25 states and several countries around the world.

Hannibal-LaGrange College awards associate's degrees in arts, science, nursing, and applied science, and bachelor's degrees in arts, science, education, nursing, and applied science. HLG also offers the Master of Science in Education degree program. In addition, students can opt for continuing education, adult education, and online learning courses.

The sports teams, nicknamed the Trojans, participate in baseball, basketball, soccer, golf, wrestling, volleyball, swimming, cross country, track and field, and softball. The athletics department is a member of the American Midwest Conference, and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletes Division I.

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Contacting Hannibal - Lagrange

Hannibal-Lagrange College
2800 Palmyra Rd
Hannibal , MO 63401-1999
General Phone: (573) 221-3675

Hannibal - Lagrange Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management61business management, accounting
Education and Teaching48elementary school teaching, early childhood education, art education, business teaching, English teaching, math teaching, music teaching, physical education teaching, science teaching, ...
Liberal Arts21English, English language and literature, liberal arts and sciences, general studies, liberal arts and humanities, history courses
Security and Law Enforcement20criminal justice and safety
Nursing and Emergency Medicine18registered nursing
Media12communication studies
Family and Social Work10social work
Religion and Philosophy9bible studies, religious music
Computer Science and Engineering6computer science
Medical Support and Technology5respiratory care tech
Drama and Performing Arts4drama
Art Studies3art studies
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy3recreational therapy
Therapy and Counseling2psychology
Music0music performance

Number of programs and degrees for Hannibal - Lagrange in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree19629
Associate's degree294

Hannibal - Lagrange Student Body

In 2007-2008, Hannibal - Lagrange had a total enrollment of 1,184 students (1,074 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 57%
Women 43%
Full-Time 98%
Part-Time 2%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 94%
Graduate 6%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 88%
Black 3%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 0%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 2%
(Foreign Students) 5%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 12%
18-19 24%
20-21 22%
22-24 16%
25-29 8%
30-34 5%
35-39 5%
40-49 5%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Hannibal - Lagrange Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 56 %

Hannibal - Lagrange Room and Board (2007)

Hannibal - Lagrange offers campus housing for 499 of its 1,074 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

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

The school offers students a meal plan with 20 meals per week.

Hannibal - Lagrange Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal400480
SAT Math418500
ACT Verbal1927
ACT Math1824
ACT Composite2025

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT5%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT77%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)recommended
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Hannibal - Lagrange Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 14,656
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 14,656
Room and board $ 5,270
Room charge $ 2,002
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,268
Books and supplies $ 950
Other expenses $ 2,140

Financial Aid:
Hannibal - Lagrange participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 908900)

Hannibal - Lagrange Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track3230

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year1*0*
Associate professorcalendar year0*1*
Assistant professorcalendar year0*1*
Instructorcalendar year4$42,2491*
All faculty totalcalendar year5$45,2013$48,032

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

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year12$49,9043$42,659
Associate professoracademic year0*1*
Assistant professoracademic year6$37,60711$39,364
Instructoracademic year9$33,66012$35,500
All faculty totalacademic year27$41,75627$37,977

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

Hannibal - Lagrange Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball American Midwest Conference
Baseball American Midwest Conference
Track American Midwest Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports173956

Hannibal - Lagrange Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Science

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Art Teacher Education
Business Teacher Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Science Teacher Education

Family And Social Work
Social Work

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
General Studies
History, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Medical Support And Technology
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

Music Performance, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy

Religion And Philosophy
Bible/Biblical Studies
Religious/Sacred Music

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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