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  Transformations begin at LaGrange College. Here, you’ll find the perfect balance
  between learning and life – in a supportive and interactive environment. You’ll discover
  the best in yourself by experiencing unique opportunities to serve, lead and create
  enduring friendships.


  Begin where you are, and learn to expect more of yourself than you ever imagined.


LEARN. LEAD.
                          TRANSFORM.




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    discover          Prepare yourself for the journey.




    Transformation is at the heart of a liberal arts education. Studies show, and employers agree,
    that a liberal arts degree enhances analytical aptitude and adaptability. You’ll find that to be
    true at LaGrange College, where you’ll gain a broader, deeper knowledge of many subject
    areas, along with practical skills – providing flexibility in your career choices.


    As a smaller, liberal arts school, LaGrange College offers a beautiful, intimate setting and
    easy-going on-campus living. You’ll be part of a close-knit, supportive community as you
    begin your journey toward self-discovery.



                                                                                                            Put your theories to the test
                                                                                                            If science is your passion, you’ll nd a whole new world of opportunity here. From chemistry to computational
                                                                                                            math, LaGrange College o ers a variety of science-related studies focused on reasoning and knowledge
                                                                                                            developed through discovery. You’ll undertake research projects, allowing you to learn from hands-on
                     Use your smartphone to download a free                                                 experiments and experience growth as a scientist.
                     code reader app. Then scan this QR code to
                     view a video about LaGrange College.


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                                                                                                                    collaborate
                                                                                                                                                                                          challenge
                                                                                                                    Learn through relationships.
                                                                                                                    Here, you’re encouraged to explore your possi-
                                                                                                                    bilities and focus on your individual passions. In
                                                                                                                                                                                          At our core.
                                                                                                                    a recent National Survey of Student Engage-
                                                                                                                                                                                          As a Methodist institution, LaGrange College
                                                                                                                    ment, LaGrange ranked high for active and
                                                                                                                                                                                          provides an education that challenges and
                                                                                                                    collaborative learning. Not surprising, given that
                                                                                                                                                                                          inspires you to grow intellectually, socially and
                                                                                                                    our students live in a hands-on environment,
                                                                                                                                                                                          spiritually. Integrated with other courses during
                                                                                                                    with faculty making every effort to involve them in
                                                                                                                                                                                          your first three years, our core curriculum devel-
                                                                                                                    their scholarly work and research projects.
                                                                                                                                                                                          ops your creative, critical-thinking and communi-
                                                                                                                                                                                          cative abilities. Here, we care not just about what
                                                                                                                    At LaGrange, you’ll learn from the best: more
                                                                                                                                                                                          you know, but also who you become.
                                                                                                                    than 80 percent of our full-time faculty hold the
                                                                                                                    highest degrees in their fields. Whether your
                                                                                                                    interests lie in the arts, science, business – or
                                                                                                                    anything in between – there’s a path of study
                                                                                                                    waiting for you here. And our accomplished,
                                                                                                                    engaging faculty will guide you along the way.
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       e business of success
    Our Business Management program prepares you for today’s global economy, providing the necessary tools for
    critical thinking and communication. From your rst day in class, you’ll conduct independent research, work
    in teams, debate, participate in panel discussions and make individual and group presentations.                 Cornerstone for life
                                                                                                                    To help you start o on the right foot, your education here begins with Freshman Cornerstone. Part of our core
        ink for yourself                                                                                            curriculum, this course focuses on ethics and decision-making. You’ll choose from topics like e Art of Happiness,
    A liberal arts education teaches you how to think and learn. At LaGrange College, we’re interested in helping   Wild Wild West, Ethics in Film & Television, and even Food Fight (the exploration of food’s signi cance).
    you develop a strong mind and sound judgment – attributes that will carry you through whatever career path
    you choose. As a LaGrange graduate, you’ll bring the asset of critical thinking to the job.


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                                                             Thoughts rule the world.                                                                                     THE SCIENCE OF CARING
                                                                                                                                                                          If you’re looking for a rewarding career that combines high-tech with high-
                                                                                    ~Ralph Waldo Emerson                                                                  touch, the LaGrange Nursing program may be for you. You’ll gain a foundation
                                                                                                                                                                          of knowledge paired with a focus on compassion – both needed for a career in
                                                                                                                                                                          nursing or the pursuit of advanced degrees and certificates. In such high
                                                                  ACCOUNTANCY ART & DESIGN BIOCHEMISTRY BIOLOGY                                                           demand today, nurses – especially those with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing
    MIDDLE GRADE EDUCATION NURSING POLITICAL SCIENCE PSYCHOLOGY




                                                                                                              BUSINESS MANAGEMENT CHEMISTRY COMPUTER SCIENCE ENGLISH
                                                                                                                                                                          – are almost guaranteed jobs right out of college.




                                                                                                                                                                       EXPERIENCE
    EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION HISTORY MATHEMATICS MUSIC




                                                                                                                                                                              THE HILL

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                                                                                                                                              IMAGINE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            YOU AND YOUR FRIENDS IN
                                      >                                                                                                                                                                                  CHINA IRELAND SPAIN ENGLAND COSTA RICA NEW ZEALAND




                                                                                                                                                             PUERTO RICO TURKEY GALAPAGOS ISLANDS INDIA ECUADOR CANADA




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         CZECH REPUBLIC FRANCE GREECE GUATEMALA ITALY MEXICO
            explore                          Discover a new world here … or abroad.



                                 We call it Jan Term; you’ll call it the amazing adventure of a lifetime. The only program of its
                                 kind in Georgia, our Interim Term during the month of January offers courses designed to
                                 encourage you to explore content outside of your major – and even outside the country.
                                 You might choose to study the Art and Beauty of Barcelona or The Ireland of Yeats and
                                 Joyce. Whatever your interest, we’ll take you there, with a wide variety of courses to
                                 choose from and $2,500 travel vouchers for incoming freshmen to use in their junior or
                                 senior year. If you prefer to stay close to home, you can explore on-campus courses like
                                 The Poetics of Punk or The Science of Photography. Wherever Jan Term takes you,
                                 prepare to be amazed and enlightened.



                                                                                                                                                            OR STAY CLOSER TO HOME WITH JAN TERM IN THE UNITED STATES




    Internships: From the Hill in LaGrange to Capitol Hill                                                                                 Our Daily Bread
    Spend a month getting real-life experience by participating in one of many internships available to LaGrange                           Jan Term can make a di erence in your life by making a di erence in the lives of others. e Our Daily Bread class provides an
    students. You might work in Washington, D.C., in an area related to your academic major or career interest.                            up-close and personal look at the issue of hunger in America. Students examine the facts, then serve the hungry by working with
    Or you can participate in an exercise science internship in a school or sports-management setting. Experience                          soup kitchens, food banks and farms.
    your area of study in the real world.

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        create
     Achieve your dreams through the arts.




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             An arts education at LaGrange College will take you as far as your imagination will go.
             Whether it’s music, theater or art and design, you’ll immerse yourself in established
             techniques, while exploring your own creative expressions. Our facilities showcase your
             artistic talents in the best light. The Lamar Dodd Art Center offers excellent studio, gallery and
             museum space. Home to the LaGrange Symphony, our Callaway Auditorium serves as an
             acoustically outstanding concert hall. For exceptional drama, our Price Theater features a
             280-seat proscenium theater, 60-seat Black Box Theater, hydraulic orchestra pit, scenery
             workshop, dressing rooms and costume shops.




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        shine
         PHOTO    Hone your unique talents.




     Listen to your voice within and develop your musical abilities at LaGrange. Our Music
     program allows you to take center stage, whether it’s in a recital hall, a recording studio or
     premier venues like St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York or Notre Dame in Paris. LaGrange’s
     Composition & Music Technologies degree trains you to use the latest tools and realize your
     full creative potential.




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     INTERACTIVE
        WAYS TO DEVELOP
              your interests and reach your goals




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                           connect                     Make new friends; try new things.



                                 LaGrange College is a close-knit community that encourages civility, diversity, service and
                                 excellence – in and out of the classroom. Living on campus and being part of a smaller
                                 school makes it easy to meet friends, get involved and become a leader in your choice of
                                 sororities, fraternities, clubs and organizations. With more than 50 student groups and plenty
                                 of service opportunities, there’s always something new to do at LaGrange. Or just hang out
                                 around campus, experiencing Favorite Foreign Flicks, Greek Week, Bongo Ball Mania,
                                 Saturday nights at the Acoustic Café, lip-sync contests, Sunday Night Soul … and more.




     Safe haven
     While our community has always been a safe and secure place to call home, we’ve taken extensive measures to
     enhance student safety – with the addition of an outdoor warning system, 24/7 security o cers, major outdoor
     lighting upgrades, card access for after-hours entrance to buildings and a backup generator. In case of an
     emergency situation, our e2Campus alert system will broadcast noti cations to you by email and text message.



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                                                                                                                                                     YOUR
                                                                                                                                                            SOURCE
              support
                                                                                                                                                                                                         for success




                                                               Experience a caring community.




                                  Try us on for size. With a student/professor ratio of 11-to-1 and intentionally small class sizes,
                                  you’ll receive the personal attention you need to excel at LaGrange College. Our professors
                                  not only know you by name, but also know who you are. They’ll help you uncover your true
                                  talents and passions.




                                                                                                                                                     The relationships you create are an essential part of your personal and professional
                                                                                                                                                     journey. SOURCE (Student Opportunity, Undergraduate Resources and Community
                                                                                                                                                     Engagement) partners students with alumni and community mentors to build
                                                                                                                                                     networks for your future success.


     Celebrating cultural di erences
     Meet people and engage in cultural exchange as part of the LaGrange College International Group. Powered by                       Rock out at LaGrange
     diversity, this group fosters an understanding and appreciation of international issues and cultural di erences.                  Show your true colors on e Rocks, located on our Residential Quad. Join with friends to paint the boulders
     From soccer games and parties to a Japanese Tea Ceremony and Africa Chat, the International Group is your                         here to represent your fraternity or sorority, celebrate special events or simply express your creativity.

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                                                                                                                                                   Women’s Athletics
                                                                                                                                                   BASKETBALL CROSS COUNTRY LACROSSE SOCCER SOFTBALL SWIMMING TENNIS VOLLEYBALL


     Get in the game
     Not an intercollegiate athlete? You can still take on a sporting challenge with one of our 18 intramural
     activities. Here, you’ll nd expected sports like ag football and softball, along with the more unusual water
     polo and Frisbee golf teams.




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              compete                                                   Excel in your sport of choice.



                                  A fierce Panther spirit inhabits the DNA of LaGrange College students, whether they’re
                                  watching or participating. A member of the NCAA Division III and the USA South Athletic
                                  Conference, LaGrange offers 16 intercollegiate teams, from football to lacrosse. Our athletic
                                  facilities, including an outstanding baseball stadium, natatorium, two-field softball complex
                                  and 4,000-square-foot weight training room, are among the best in the region. Year after
                                  year, student-athletes at LaGrange College earn conference and national recognition in their
                                  chosen sports. With more than one-third of on-campus students participating in our athletics
                                  program, a spot on a Panther team may be waiting for you.




     Touchdown Panthers!
     Few schools our size can boast an all-star NCAA Division III football team. In just its third season, the squad
     won its conference championship and a spot in the national playo s. At LaGrange, football’s in our blood, with
     crowds of fans and cheerleaders rooting on the Panthers against a formidable lineup of opponents.                         Scan for athletic
     lagrangepanthers.com                                                                                              recruitment information.



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                                        Contribute to the greater good.


                                 Sometimes the best way to lead is to serve. You’ll discover that right from the start as a fresh-
                                 man at LaGrange College, where you’ll participate in a First Week Service Project to help
                                 those in need in our community. Through our Servant-Leadership initiatives, you’ll experience
                                 an inward journey that leads to an outreach of your time and talents.




     Servant scholars
     A program unique to LaGrange College, the new Servant Scholars Residential Honors Program is exclusively for
     our juniors and seniors who have demonstrated high academic achievement, engagement and leadership on
     campus. Living and serving locally, these students partner in building a stronger and healthier community.



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            believe                                  Find meaning in all you do.


                                 At LaGrange College, we’ll do more than just challenge your mind – we’ll also inspire your
                                 soul. As you explore new ideas and interests, you’ll discover opportunities for spiritual growth
                                 and faith relationships, through groups like Wesley Fellowship and Baptist Collegiate Minis-
                                 tries. Backed by our history of service and affiliation with the United Methodist Church,
                                 LaGrange College is committed to aiding you in your own inspirational journey – wherever it
                                 may lead you.




     Major faith                                                                                                                    A pledge of honor
                                                                                                                                    Each fall, incoming freshmen add their signatures to the LaGrange College Honor Code, pledging their
     To further explore your faith, LaGrange o ers two Religion and Philosophy majors. Whether as preparation
                                                                                                                                    commitment to the ideals of civility, diversity, service and excellence. And each spring, eight students are selected
     for church leadership or graduate school or simply as a minor, this area of study expands your mental and
                                                                                                                                    to serve on the Honor Council, helping to build character and reinforce those values among their peers.
     spiritual understanding.


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                                                                                                                                         succeed                    Prepare for career and for life.



                                                                                                                                              Your journey toward achievement at LaGrange College may take you in many different direc-
                                                                                                                                              tions. Whether it's on to a career or to graduate studies, one thing is certain, you’ll leave
                                                                                                                                              LaGrange a transformed person, ready to take on new challenges and help transform the
                                                                                                                                              world around you.




     Your turn
     Where will you be after your LaGrange graduation? Consider the career paths of some recent alumni:
     veterinarian Kristin Kozar ’05, White House Photo Editor Jared Ragland ’00, detective Shane Nelson ’00,
     campus minister and pastor the Rev. Jessica Terrell ’03 and anesthesiology specialist Dr. Henry Vucetic ’03.   In your honor
     Other LaGrange grads impact our world as television producers, science professors, CEOs and nationally         From Alpha Psi Omega to eta Alpha Kappa, LaGrange College o ers a wide choice of national and
     syndicated cartoonists.                                                                                        international honor societies to help you further excel in your eld of interest.


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     SMALL COLLEGE,
                        BIG HEART       friendships that last forever                                                                                              ACCOUNTANCY ART & DESIGN ART HISTORY ART STUDIO




                                                                                                  MATHEMATICS MUSIC NURSING POLITICAL SCIENCE PSYCHOLOGY SPANISH




                                                                                                                                                                                                                     COMPUTER SCIENCE EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION ENGLISH HISTORY
          RESPECT YOUR WORLD                                                                                                                                       BIOCHEMISTRY BIOLOGY BUSINESS MANAGEMENT CHEMISTRY
          As an ethical and caring community, LaGrange students are involved in protect-
          ing the health and stability of creatures, social systems and ecological environ-
          ments. Through academic programs and projects like bicycle initiatives and
          community gardens, our Sustainability Council is dedicated to leaving the world
          a better place than we found it.
                                                                                              Do all the good you can, by all the means you can ...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    ~John Wesley

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                                                                                Take a closer look at tuition.
                                                                                LaGrange College is one of the most affordable                                          √
                                                                                private colleges in the Southeast. In fact, year
                                                                                after year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked
                                                                                us as a top 10 Regional College (South) and
                                                                                among that category’s “Great Schools at a Great
                                                                                                                                                        arrive
                                                                                                                                                        Find yourself here.
                                                                                Price.” Recognizing the major investment
                                                                                students and families make when choosing a                              Make yourself at home in LaGrange, Georgia, the
                                                                                private college, we offer a range of financial aid                      charming town that’s close to everything. Spend
                                                                                assistance. We’ll work with you on an individual                        some time in LaGrange’s historic downtown,
                                                                                basis to make LaGrange College an affordable                            enjoying restaurants, shops, movies and the arts.
                                                                                choice in the pursuit of your dreams.                                   Or unwind on West Point Lake, with a day of
                                                                                                                                                        boating, fishing and swimming. Need a dose of
                                                                                                                                                        big-city excitement? Located just off Interstate-
                                                                                                                                                        85, LaGrange is only one hour from Atlanta and
                                                                                                                                                        Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.




     See for yourself why LaGrange College is right for you. Whether you
     and your family or friends come for one of our daylong events or just
     a quick visit, take a tour of campus, meet students and faculty, and sit
     in on a class. Once you get to know us, you’ll understand why trans-
     formations happen here.                                                    At home on campus
                                                                                 Learning at LaGrange College is set against the backdrop of a beautiful campus and state-of-the-art
                                                                                 facilities. e new Frank and Laura Lewis Library is at the top of its class, featuring 45,000 square feet,
                                                                                 shelving for 190,000 volumes, “green” attributes, plenty of light and outdoor views, modern computer
                                                                                 workspaces, a co ee shop and 24-hour study area. As the oldest private college in Georgia, LaGrange also
                                                                                 o ers plenty of architectural charm and historical signi cance.
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FOUNDED                             ARTS                                    MAJORS                                PRE-PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMS
1831; the oldest private            The College is recognized               • Accountancy                         • Dentistry
college in Georgia                  for its offerings in drama, theater,    • Art & Design                        • Engineering
                                    music and art.                           – Art History                        • Law
LOCATION                                                                          Museum Studies                  • Medicine & Allied Fields
LaGrange, Georgia (pop.             CHARACTER                                – Art Studio                         • Optometry
30,000) - Approximately 65          The time-honored Templeton                 Ceramics                           • Pharmacy
miles southwest of Atlanta,         Foundation lists us among its              Drawing                            • Physical Therapy
and about 40 miles from             “Colleges that Encourage                   Graphic Design                     • Theology/Seminary
Columbus, Georgia and               Character Development.”                    Painting                           • Veterinary Medicine
Auburn, Alabama. More than                                                     Photography
125 acres atop “the Hill” - the     ATHLETICS                                  Sculpture                          MINORS
highest point in LaGrange           Member of NCAA Division III in 16       • Biochemistry                        • Coaching
                                    athletic programs including football;   • Biology                             • French
AFFILIATIONS                        many intramurals sports                 • Business Management                 • International Economics
The United Methodist                                                        • Chemistry                           • Japanese Studies
Church                              STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS                   • Computer Science                    • Latin American Studies
                                    50+ student clubs and organiza-         • Early Childhood Education           • The Oikos Program
TOP EDUCATION                       tions                                   • English                             • Philosophy
For the fifth consecutive year,                                             • Exercise Science                    • Physics
U.S. News & World Report                                                                                          • Public History
                                    FINANCIAL AID                           • History
ranked LaGrange among the                                                                                         • Women’s Studies
                                    90% of students receive financial       • Mathematics
top 10 regional (south)             assistance; more than $8 million        • Middle Grade Education (M.A.T.)
colleges for earnng your            awarded annually                        • Music (B.A.)
bachelor’s degree.                                                          • Music (B.M.)
                                    FULLY ACCREDITED                         – Church Music
ENROLLMENT                          LaGrange College is accredited by        – Composition & Music Technologies
Just over 1,000 students,           the Commission on Colleges of the        – Performance
representing 19 states and          Southern Association of Colleges        • Nursing
15 countries                        and Schools to award the degrees        • Political Science
                                    of Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of        • Psychology                          Mission
STUDENT - FACULTY RATIO             Music, Bachelor of Science,             • Religion                            LaGrange College challenges the minds and
                                                                                                                  inspires the souls of its students. Founded in
11 - 1                              Bachelor of Science in Nursing,          – Church Leadership                  1831 and committed to its relationship with
                                    Master of Education, Master of Arts      – Religion & Philosophy              the United Methodist Church and its Wesleyan
AVERAGE CLASS SIZE                  in Teaching, Master of Arts in          • Secondary Education (M.A.T.)        and liberal arts traditions, the college supports
11 students                         Organizational Leadership and           • Sociology                           students in their search for truth. An ethical
                                    Education Specialist.                                                         and caring community valuing civility, diversity,
                                                                            • Spanish
                                                                                                                  service and excellence, LaGrange College prepares
ACADEMIC PROGRAMS                                                           • Theater Arts                        students to become successful, responsible
53 academic and                     VALUE                                                                         citizens who aspire to lives of integrity and
pre-professional programs           U.S. News & World Report named                                                moral courage.
                                    LaGrange a “best value,” among its
FACULTY                             top 10 regional (south) colleges.
83% of the professors in our
baccalaureate programs
hold the highest degree in

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                601 BROAD STREET LAGRANGE GEORGIA 30240
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LaGrange College does not discriminate against any applicant or student on the basis of race,
                     sex, religion, national origin, or physical challenge.
                          transforming lives.




                                                                                                transforming lives.
                601 BROAD STREET LAGRANGE GEORGIA 30240
                        706-880-8005 1-800-593-2885
                              LAGRANGE.EDU

LaGrange College does not discriminate against any applicant or student on the basis of race,
                     sex, religion, national origin, or physical challenge.

				
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