Louisburg College

Overview of Louisburg College

Louisburg College is located in a town not particularly near any major cities, in Louisburg, NC. The school is officially a United Methodist school. Louisburg College is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degree levels at the school top out at the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

Louisburg College tries to do a few things and do them well, and doesn't offer a huge range of majors. Students at the school often study liberal arts, science.

Louisburg College Selectivity

The admissions department at Louisburg College does not accept all those who apply. Most students' verbal SAT scores were in the range of 340 to 430 in 2007-2008. A quarter of students admitted in 2007-2008 scored 440 or higher on the math SAT.


The school's tenure system is geared toward rewarding and keeping the most valuable professors.

Student Body

The school offers classes to 754 students (683 full-time equivalent). A very high share of students at Louisburg College are male.

Student Life

The school has a residential or campus feel. Many students live in housing on or near campus. The school does offer meal plans to students. Louisburg College offers athletic financial aid to more of its students than do most colleges.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Related by faith to the United Methodist Church, Louisburg College is committed to offering a supportive community which nurtures young men and women intellectually, culturally, socially, physically, and spiritually. As a two-year residential institution, we provide a bridge for students to make a successful transition from high school to senior colleges and universities."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Louisburg College

Louisburg College
501 N. Main St.
Louisburg , NC 27549-2399
General Phone: (919) 496-2521

Louisburg College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts51liberal arts and sciences
Business and Management3business

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree563

Louisburg College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Louisburg College had a total enrollment of 754 students (683 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 70%
Women 30%
Full-Time 99%
Part-Time 1%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 33%
(Foreign Students) 67%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 8%
18-19 66%
20-21 22%
22-24 3%
25-29 1%
40-49 1%

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

North Carolina72%
South Carolina4%
New Jersey3%
(International Students)1%
New York1%

Louisburg College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 73 %
Part-Time 50 %

Louisburg College Room and Board (2007)

Louisburg College offers campus housing for 663 of its 683 (full-time) students.

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

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

Louisburg College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal340430
SAT Math340440
ACT Verbal1117
ACT Math1517

Application Requirements:

Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT76%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT19%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required

Louisburg College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 13,235
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 13,235
Room and board $ 8,194
Room charge $ 5,040
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,154
Other expenses $ 1,340

Financial Aid:
Louisburg College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 294300)

Louisburg College Faculty

Louisburg 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
Professorcalendar year2*1*
Associate professorcalendar year1*2*
All faculty totalcalendar year3$45,7773$43,135

*: 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 year3$41,9020*
Associate professoracademic year0*1*
Assistant professoracademic year3$35,4612*
Instructoracademic year2*2*
All faculty totalacademic year8$37,4125$34,753

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

Louisburg College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports91928

Louisburg College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business/Commerce, General

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

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Louisburg College Highlights

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What Sets Louisburg College Apart:

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% of degrees in science
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Top 6%Louisburg College % of degrees in science
% of full-time faculty on tenure track
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Top 8%Louisburg College % of full-time faculty on tenure track
Male % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 8%Louisburg College Male % of student body
Number of students
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 14%Louisburg College Number of students
% students on athletic fin. aid
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Top 16%Louisburg College % students on athletic fin. aid
Minority % of student body
(colleges not offering open-admission)
Top 19%Louisburg College Minority % of student body

checked United Methodist affiliation
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Career counseling
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
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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