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LaGrange College
Motto Challenging the mind. Inspiring the soul.
Established 1831
Type Private
President Dr. Dan McAlexander
Faculty unknown
Undergraduates 1137
Postgraduates 40
Location LaGrange, Georgia, USA
Campus Urban
School Colors Red and Black
Mascot Panthers
Website www.lagrange.edu
For the school in Missouri see: Hannibal-LaGrange College

LaGrange College is the oldest private college in Georgia. Affiliated with the United Methodist Church, it is located in LaGrange, Georgia, with an enrollment of about 1,000 students. The student-to-faculty ratio is 11:1. The College is a four year, liberal arts and sciences institution offering degrees in some 52 undergraduate academic areas plus a Graduate program in Education.

Founded in 1831, LaGrange began as the female educational institution, LaGrange Female Academy. It was first housed in a large white building just across the street from the current campus. In 1842, the academy moved to the present location on “the Hill”, which is the highest geographical point in the city of LaGrange. The institution changed its name to LaGrange Female College in 1851, then to LaGrange College in 1934. The school officially became coed in 1953. It remains the oldest private institution in Georgia.

LaGrange College has retained Methodist ties throughout its history and today is part of the North Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Church.

In athletics, LaGrange College is a member of NCAA Division III with 15 athletic programs.

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LaGrange College
Motto Challenging the mind. Inspiring the soul.
Established 1831
Type Private
Endowment $47.8 million[1]
President Dan McAlexander
Undergraduates 1137
Postgraduates 40
Location LaGrange, Georgia, USA
Campus Urban
School Colors Red and Black
Mascot Panthers
Website www.lagrange.edu
For the school in Missouri see: Hannibal-LaGrange College

LaGrange College is the oldest private college in Georgia. Affiliated with the United Methodist Church, it is located in LaGrange, Georgia, with an enrollment of about 1,000 students. The student-to-faculty ratio is 11:1. The College is a four year, liberal arts and sciences institution offering degrees in some 52 undergraduate academic areas plus a Graduate program in Education.

Founded in 1831, LaGrange began as the female educational institution, LaGrange Female Academy. It was first housed in a large white building just across the street from the current campus. In 1842, the academy moved to the present location on “the Hill”, which is the highest geographical point in the city of LaGrange. The institution changed its name to LaGrange Female College in 1851, then to LaGrange College in 1934. The school officially became coed in 1953. It remains the oldest private institution in Georgia.

LaGrange College has retained Methodist ties throughout its history and today is part of the North Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Church.

In athletics, LaGrange College is a member of NCAA Division III with 15 athletic programs.

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Greek life

Sororities

Fraternities

Campus Life

All student meals are served in the Pitts Dining Hall. Extra meal services are provided by the Panther Grill where students can enjoy food cooked straight off the grill. Entertainment is provided largely by the Fraternities on campus. The Black Student Union also accepts the role of providing events and activities open to all students. In recent years, LaGrange College has hosted two prominent acts for the Homecoming concert. Platinum R&B singer Avant performed in 2009 as he opened up for LaGrange Colleges own "Scoop N Score" hip hop group.

References

  1. ^ As of June 30, 2009. "U.S. and Canadian Institutions Listed by Fiscal Year 2009 Endowment Market Value and Percentage Change in Endowment Market Value from FY 2008 to FY 2009" (PDF). 2009 NACUBO-Commonfund Study of Endowments. National Association of College and University Business Officers. http://www.nacubo.org/Documents/research/2009_NCSE_Public_Tables_Endowment_Market_Values.pdf. Retrieved February 20, 2010. 

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