Lon Morris College

Overview of Lon Morris College

Students attend Lon Morris College in Jacksonville, TX, a town not particularly near any major cities. The school is proud of its United Methodist status. Lon Morris College is a private, not-for-profit institution. The school degrees go up to the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

Lon Morris College has a tighter focus on specific areas of study than most colleges its size. The school is known for its programs in fine arts, liberal arts.

Lon Morris College Selectivity

Lon Morris College is selective and does not offer open admission.


The school maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges. Lon Morris College has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Body

There are 395 students at the school (as of 2007-2008).

Student Life

Lon Morris College has a residential or campus feel. The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. Lon Morris College offers students meal plans. The school offers athletic financial aid to more of its students than do most colleges.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The Mission of Lon Morris College is to offer a quality liberal arts education within a Christian community that allows the whole person to develop and mature."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Lon Morris College

Lon Morris College
800 College Ave
Jacksonville , TX 75766-0800
General Phone: (903) 589-4000

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Lon Morris College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts56liberal arts and sciences
Fine Arts8fine arts studies

Number of programs and degrees for Lon Morris College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree642

Lon Morris College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Lon Morris College had a total enrollment of 395 students (360 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 42%
Women 58%
Full-Time 72%
Part-Time 28%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 45%
Black 20%
Hispanic 12%
Asian 0%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 14%
(Foreign Students) 8%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 6%
18-19 63%
20-21 17%
22-24 4%
25-29 2%
30-34 2%
35-39 1%
40-49 2%
50-64 2%
65+ 1%

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

(International Students)6%
Puerto Rico3%
New York1%
North Carolina1%

Lon Morris College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 46 %

Lon Morris College Room and Board (2007)

Lon Morris College offers campus housing for 352 of its 360 (full-time) students.

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

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

Lon Morris College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

Class Ranknot required
High School Recordnot required
College Prep Programnot required
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencerequired
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)not required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Lon Morris College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 13,500
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 13,500
Room and board $ 6,130
Room charge $ 2,800
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,330
Books and supplies $ 1,051
Other expenses $ 3,819

Financial Aid:
Lon Morris College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 358500)

Lon Morris College Faculty

Lon Morris College has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Associate professorcalendar year1*0*
Assistant professorcalendar year1*2*
Instructorcalendar year0*1*
Lecturercalendar year2*3$39,400
No academic rankcalendar year1*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year5$29,2507$35,100

*: 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
Associate professoracademic year3$39,7335$37,760
Assistant professoracademic year4$35,8754$36,450
Instructoracademic year0*4$31,300
All faculty totalacademic year7$37,52913$35,369

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

Lon Morris College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports265177

Lon Morris College Degree Programs (2007)

Fine Arts
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

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What Sets Lon Morris College Apart:

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Top 19%Lon Morris College Male % of student body

checked United Methodist affiliation
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
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 Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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