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Le Moyne - Owen College

807 Walker Ave, Memphis, TN

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Le Moyne - Owen College is a nonprofit private historically black institution located in Memphis, Tennessee. Many historically black colleges and universities (also known as HBCUs) were established after the civil war to provide newly freed African Americans with educational opportunities. The school maintains a Protestant affiliation, which is evident in the role it plays in program curriculums and daily life at the school. Enrollment at Le Moyne - Owen College is nearly 990 annually.

Students can select from a few areas of study, including:

  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Education
  • Security And Protective Services
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences

Students applying for admission are usually asked to submit an application, transcripts, records, test scores and any requested personal statements, which will then be reviewed by the admissions office. The majority of students at Le Moyne - Owen College scored within the range of 14 to 17 on the ACT exam. Approximately 40% of all applicant were admitted at Le Moyne - Owen College, with 47% of those admitted choosing to attend. More information from the admissions office can be found here.

Tuition is approximately $11,000 per year, though it may vary based on different types of circumstances. Students may visit the school's price of attendance calculator to get a more personalized estimate of costs. Housing is available for students, and generally costs approximately $2,800 annually. Financial aid may be provided to students that meet the necessary requirements by way of grants or student loans.

Athletic programs are available at Le Moyne - Owen College through the NCAA, allowing students to participate in intercollegiate sports. Athletic programs that are available include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division II)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division II)
  • Golf (NCAA Division II)

Students can visit the school's http://www.loc.edu to view additional information.

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Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may provide a better idea of the students Le Moyne - Owen College accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, SAT/ACT scores of students who were accepted, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred. This information can be used to get a better idea of your chances of getting into Le Moyne - Owen College.

Admission Requirements & Recommendations

  • High School G.P.A. and School Records are Required
  • High School Academic Ranking are Recommended
  • Letters of Recommendation are Recommended
  • SAT or ACT Test Scores are Required
  • TOEFL for ESL Students are Recommended

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Admissions Test Scores - SAT Exam, ACT Exam, etc...

ACT ® scores for students that were accepted Fall 2011

 Score Range (25th to 75th Percentile)
ACT ® English12 - 18
ACT ® Math15 - 16
ACT ® Composite Score14 - 17

Acceptance Rate Table

The chances of getting accepted into Le Moyne - Owen College can be seen in the table below.

 Number (Percentage)
Granted Admissions569 (40%)
Accepted Students That Enrolled266 (47%)

Student Enrollment

Le Moyne - Owen College has a total student population of about 990.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition is estimated to range between $10,000-$13,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students
  • Per unit charges are around $480 for part time students

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid84%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships84%$4,023
Receiving Student Loans71%$3,607

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 14%.

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Le Moyne - Owen College may provide services to students like those listed below:

  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Work study style employment
  • Employment search assistance
  • Day care

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of Le Moyne - Owen College is around 15%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years1%
Graduating in 5 Years7%
Graduating in 6 Years6%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program (more info)
    • * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 2002)

Programs Offered

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

Business and Marketing Studies


Security and Protective Services

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Social Sciences

Physical Sciences

Public Administration and Social Services

Visual and Performing Arts

Computer and Information Sciences

English Language and Literature

Mathematics and Statistics

Communications and Journalism

Liberal Arts and Sciences

  • Humanistic Studies


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