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LaGrange College is a private, four-year liberal arts and sciences college located in LaGrange, Ga. Founded in 1831 as a female educational institution, LaGrange is the oldest private college in Georgia. It offers more than 55 academic and pre-professional programs, including graduate degrees in education. Affiliated with the United Methodist Church, LaGrange College has been ranked in the top 10 and as one of 10 “best values” among Southern comprehensive colleges by U.S. News & World Report.

The college enrolls approximately 1,000 students and the student-faculty ratio is 11:1. LaGrange draws more than half of its student body from Georgia. However, students from at least one-third of the other states in the U.S. and from abroad help provide a diverse community that includes various religious and ethnic backgrounds.

Famous alumni include Dean W. Young (1960), nationally syndicated cartoonist of the “Blondie” comic strip; Dwayne Shattuck (1983), Emmy-award-winning producer of “Mad Men” and “Magic City;” Elizabeth Carlock Harris (1961), former First Lady of Georgia;Terry Kay (1959), best-selling author (“To Dance with the White Dog”); Lee Crowe (1981), special effects animator for Warner Brothers; R. Lee Walburn (1959), writer and editor of “Atlanta Magazine;” and Blake Clarke (1969), television and film actor (“Home Improvement,” “The Waterboy” and “Boy Meets World”).

The college is located in the town of LaGrange, Georgia, which has a population of 30,000. Nearby are Callaway Gardens, Pine Mountain and Franklin D. Roosevelt's Little White House. The West Point Dam on the Chattahoochee River provides West Point Lake, one of the largest lakes in the region, with waterfronts and a marina within the city limit of LaGrange.

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  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $23,212.00 avg tuition

601 Broad Street
Lagrange, GA 30240-2999
(706) 880-8000

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Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Scholarships for Students in Georgia

Name Amount Deadline
Clark and Ruby Baker Scholarship Varies Varies
Annie '33, Martha '37 and Sarah Kathryn '34 Bond Scholarship Varies Varies
Rosa Wright Boyd Scholarship Varies Varies
Jack P. Buchanan Sr. Scholarship Varies Varies
Austin P. Cook, Jr. - Eleanor Bryan Cook '42 Annual Scholarship Varies Varies
William and Estelle Jones Culpepper Scholarship Varies Varies
Mary Hilda Dailey '45 Children of Ministers Endowed Scholarship Varies Varies
Elizabeth Steed Finley '30 Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Forrest C. Johnson Jr. Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
LaGrange College Grant Varies Varies
LaGrange College Tuition Courtesy Scholarship Varies Varies
LaGrange College Tuition Courtesy Scholarship Varies Varies
Lettie Pate Whitehead Scholarship - LaGrange College Varies Varies
Glen Long Scholarship Varies Varies
Catherine Mitchell Lynn Scholarship Varies Varies
Catherine Mitchell Lynn Scholarship Varies Varies
C. Lavern Mobley Scholarship Varies Varies
Margaret Adger Pitts Scholarship $4,000 Varies
Traylor Scholarship Varies Varies
United Methodist General Scholarship - LaGrange College Varies Varies
United Methodist Foundation Scholarship - LaGrange College $1,000 Varies
Felton Williams Scholarship Varies Varies
Dr. Robert P. Price Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Tuition Equalization Grant - Georgia Student Finance Commission $950 Varies
William Henry Belk Scholarship Varies Varies
William Henry Belk Scholarship Varies Varies
Buchheidt Scholarship Varies Varies
Laura Fackler Scholarship Varies Varies
Linda Green Scholarship Varies Varies
Mary Quillian Harrell Scholarship Varies Varies
Virginia Speegle Kyle Scholarship Varies Varies
Frankie Lyle Scholarship Varies Varies
Frankie Lyle Scholarship Varies Varies
William Luther McMinn Jr. Scholarship Varies Varies
LaGrange Rotary Club Walter Y. Murphy Scholarship Varies Varies