D+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C-
  2. Value
    C-
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Campus
    D
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    C+
  7. Professors
    C+
  8. Location
    D
  9. Dorms
    D+
  10. Campus Food
    C-
  11. Student Life
    D+
  12. Safety
    B-
Livingstone College is ...
Private not-for-profit, HBCU, Methodist
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Central Intercollegiate Athletic Assoc
Address
701 W Monroe St
Salisbury, NC 28144
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Livingstone College Rankings

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
48%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
640-810
ACT Range
13-17
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$17,655/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $17,098/ year
  • $30-48k
    $17,473/ year
  • $49-75k
    $19,023/ year
  • $76-110k
    $21,874/ year
  • $110k+
    $24,502/ year

Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
63%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.38 responses
57%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.37 responses
57%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.37 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,188Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
5%
Pell Grant
82%
Varsity Athletes
14%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 21 responses
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  • Everyone speacks to everyone.
    52%
  • Known stranger
    29%
  • Everybody is so detached
    10%
  • Stupid
    5%
  • Unique
    5%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
60%
Poll
51%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.45 responses
Poll
58%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.53 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 22 responses
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  • Small
    45%
  • Different
    23%
  • Lovely
    14%
  • Exciting
    9%
  • All of the above
    5%
  • Disgustingly dangerous
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$21,400/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
25%
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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Livingstone College is a small private school. The class rooms are small and more personal. I love it that way! It gives me a chance for more help when needed. The professors will actually know you by your name and care for your success. There are great advisers that will help you get internships and jobs after college. The environment that Livingstone has is a small home/family feel.
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Livingstone college is an awswome school its all about what you make it. If you like being in a small environment then this is the school for you. it's in a small town with not a lot of things to do. the best thing is that classes are fairly easy if you pay attention. They have a great college, Family Orientated ,Great academics also Great Teachers. Livingstone is all about a second chance in bettering your life.The ability to help young people further their education is bye far one of the best ability to take advantage on. I love my school LC.!
As a current student I'm proud to be a blue bear. Nonetheless it is not perfect anf there is plenty of room for improvement. The registration process is definitely not the best but once your enrolled it is worth the admission. First & foremost the professors are well prepared an equipped to make sure you gain the appropriate knowledge. Also that you understand the information, as well as comprehend it. Not only are you getting a good education but it is a very friendly an cool environment to be at. Lastly, the cafeteria serves awesome and healthy food.