Le Moyne-Owen CollegeMemphis, TN
807 Walker Ave, Memphis, TN 38126-6595
Le Moyne-Owen College is a small, private, historically black college in Memphis, Tennessee. The college was founded in 1866 by the Society of Jesus as the first Jesuit college in the South. It is one of only 28 member institutions of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. The college is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
The college's mission is to prepare students "for a world that is increasingly multicultural and interconnected." The college offers bachelor's degrees in business administration, biology, computer science, education, English, history, mathematics, psychology, and sociology. The college also offers a master's degree in education.
Approximately 1,000 students are enrolled at Le Moyne-Owen College. The student body is about evenly split between men and women. The college has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14-to-1.
Le Moyne-Owen College is located in the Midtown neighborhood of Memphis. The campus is situated on 36 acres of land. The college's main academic building, Murphy Hall, was built in 1871 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The college is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and competes in the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference (GCAC). The college's sports teams are nicknamed the Magicians. The college's men's basketball team has won two NAIA national championships (in 1957 and 1968).
Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Main Website: https://www.loc.edu/
Financial Aid: https://www.loc.edu/admission-policies/financial-aid/
Total Cost In-State On-Campus: $20,176
Total Cost Out-State On-Campus: $20,176
Return on Investment Rating
The estimated cost for four years as an undergraduate at Le Moyne-Owen College is $79791.66. This includes the average cost of attendance for four years plus the interest on the average loan over a ten year repayment minus the average of grants and scholarships per student.
We then contrast this figure with average early-career and mid-career average incomes of graduates of four year programs at Le Moyne-Owen College. For graduates of Le Moyne-Owen College, we saw an average early-career income of $46900.00 and mid-career income of $70400.00. We then ranked the school's value based on how many years of mid-career income it takes to repay the educational costs.
Admission RequirementsLe Moyne-Owen College is a private, historically black college in Memphis, Tennessee. It is affiliated with the United Church of Christ. The college offers bachelor's degrees in business administration, biology, chemistry, computer science, criminal justice, education, English, history, mathematics, psychology, and sociology.
Admission to Le Moyne-Owen College is open to all qualified students. The college has a rolling admissions policy, and applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. There is no application fee.
To be considered for admission, students must submit an application, high school transcripts, and SAT or ACT scores. Le Moyne-Owen College does not have a minimum GPA or SAT/ACT score requirement for admission. However, students with a strong academic record are more likely to be admitted.
Le Moyne-Owen College is committed to enrolling a diverse student body. The college offers a variety of scholarships and financial aid programs to help make college affordable for all students. For more information about admission and financial aid, interested students should contact the Office of Admissions.
|Percentage of students receiving any financial aid||98%|
|Percentage of students receiving Federal Grants||86%|
|Percentage of students receiving state aid||54%|
|Percentage of students receiving institutional aid||26%|
|Percentage of students receiving a student loan||0%|
- Degrees Offered
- Associate's degree
- Bachelor's degree
- Majors Offered
- Art/Art Studies, General
- Biology/Biological Sciences, General
- Business Administration and Management, General
- Chemistry, General
- Computer Science
- Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other
- Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
- Education, General
- English Language and Literature, General
- English/Language Arts Teacher Education
- General Studies
- History, General
- Humanities/Humanistic Studies
- Information Technology
- Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
- Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
- Mathematics Teacher Education
- Mathematics, General
- Music, General
- Political Science and Government, General
- Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
- Social Sciences, General
- Social Studies Teacher Education
- Social Work
- Sociology, General
- Special Education and Teaching, General