LaGrange College, which was established in 1931, was initially a women's academy. In 1851, it was named LaGrange Female College, and came to be known as LaGrange College in 1934. It officially became a coeducational college in 1953. LaGrange College is Georgia's oldest private college. Located in LaGrange, Georgia, the college offers enrollment to students from more than 15 states and over 15 countries worldwide. The U.S. News & World Report placed LaGrange College in its list of top 10 "best value" colleges for 5 consecutive years.
LaGrange College offers more than 50 undergraduate, graduate, and pre-professional programs. Courses are available in teaching, art and design, business management, music, religion, theater arts, early childhood education, and computer science, among others.
The sports teams of LaGrange College are known as the Panthers. The athletics department fields over 10 teams in sports like baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, lacrosse, soccer, swimming, softball, swimming, tennis, and volleyball. The Panthers are members of the Great South Athletic Conference, and the NCAA Division III.
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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