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.
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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