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Livingstone College
  • 4 Year
  • SALISBURY, NC

Report Card

grade C minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade C
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Campus
    grade D
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade B+
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade C minus
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade C
  11. Student Life
    grade C minus
  12. Safety
    grade C

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Livingstone is a private, Christian college located in Salisbury, North Carolina in the Greensboro Area. As a historically black college, Livingstone has a strong history of and commitment to the education of black Americans. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 869 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Livingstone acceptance rate is 51%. Popular majors include Biology, Business, and Criminal Justice and Safety Studies. Graduating 23% of students, Livingstone alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $19,800.

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701 W MONROE ST
SALISBURY, NC 28144
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About Livingstone...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association

Livingstone College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Livingstone Admissions

Acceptance Rate
51%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
810-960
ACT Range
13-15
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$15,205 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$13,042 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
96%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
66%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 41 responses
59%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 49 responses
59%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 49 responses

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Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    4%
  • On Campus
    83%
  • Online
    12%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
869 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
21
Undergrads Over 25
7%
Pell Grant
86%
Varsity Athletes
30%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 31 responses
  • Everyone speacks to everyone.
    48%
  • Known stranger
    23%
  • Everybody is so detached
    10%
  • Outgoing
    6%
  • Unique
    6%
  • Stressed
    3%
  • Stupid
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
94%
Poll
51%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 57 responses
Poll
57%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 65 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 34 responses
  • Small
    41%
  • Different
    18%
  • Exciting
    9%
  • Lovely
    9%
  • Underrated
    9%
  • All of the above
    6%
  • Disgustingly dangerous
    6%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$23,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
23%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
83%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 23 responses

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