Lemoyne-Owen College

About: "Fully accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. LeMoyne-Owen College is approved by the Tennessee State Board of Education to offer programs in Teacher Education. LeMoyne-Owen College offers the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Business Administration.

The College offers majors in Art, Biology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Early Childhood Education, English/Language Arts, General Math, General Science, Government, History, History Education, Humanities, Mathematics, Music, Music Education, Political Science, Social Science, Sociology, Social Studies, Social Work and Visual Arts Education.

Dual degree programs are offered in Engineering, Optometry and Pharmacy. A Cooperative degree program is offered in Mass Communication. A certification program is offered in Non-Profit Management. "

Admission Info: "Priority deadlines are as follows: April 1st for the fall semester; November 1st for the spring semester; and March 1st for the summer term. The Office of Admissions and Recruitment receives and processes all applications, evaluate credentials, and issue notices of acceptance to students. Inquiries regarding admission to the College should be addressed to the Office of Admissions and Recruitment, (901) 435-1500 or 1 (800) 737-7778 or admission@loc.edu. First Time College Students The following materials are required for admission: • Application for admission • $25 non-refundable application fee or fee waiver • Official high school transcript or equivalent • SAT or ACT test score (If under age 21) • Must have a minimum 2.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA) • Immunization Record (MMR) First time applicants who have not earned the required 2.0 cumulative grade point average may apply for limited academic admission. The Admission Review Committee reviews the files of these applicants. Students granted Limited Academic Admission follow an Educational Partners Agreement (EPA), for the first semester of study. The EPA outlines mandatory counseling sessions, academic development sessions and the required grade point average the student must earn in the first semester. Transfer Applicants Transfer applicants may transfer appropriate courses from regionally accredited institutions to The LeMoyne-Owen College if the grade received was ""C"" or better. However, to receive transfer credit, official transcripts from the previous institution(s) must be received before a student begins classes at The LeMoyne-Owen. Credits that are more than ten years old will be reviewed to determine if they are transferable. Transfer applicants must submit the following: • Application for admission • $25 non-refundable application fee • Official college transcripts from any higher education institution previously attended • Must have a minimum 2.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA) • Immunization Record (MMR) Applicants lacking the required 2.0 cumulative GPA may still apply for admission. These applicants must submit a written statement concerning their unsatisfactory academic record along with their completed application. If you have attempted fewer than 28 credit hours, then you must submit: • High school transcript or equivalent (if fewer than 28 credit hours attempted) • SAT or ACT test score (If under age 21) "

Scholarship/Financial Aid: "Application From Students seeking financial aid from any source must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). This application determines a student's eligibility for all federal aid programs, for grants from the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation (TSAC), and for The LeMoyne-Owen Scholarships. Students applying for a The LeMoyne-Owen Scholarship must also complete a separate College Scholarship application. Deadlines. Since funds are limited, priority will be given to students whose complete applications have been received in the Office of Student Financial Services by: May 1 - for the following academic year (fall and spring semesters) November 1 - for the spring semester April 16 - for the summer semester Renewal. Renewal of financial aid is not automatic. All students, including scholarship recipients, must each year complete and mail the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), or the renewal FAFSA, if they are to be considered for financial aid. Eligibility for financial aid depends on whether a student is making satisfactory academic progress. This is defined by the number of credit hours attempted, credits earned, and cumulated GPA at the end of each year. The number of course credit hours attempted includes all courses for which a grade of A, B, C, D, F or P was received, plus courses where the result was a designation of WA, WD or I. Repeated courses are counted as attempted each time taken; however, only the most recent quality points earned are included in the calculation of the GPA. Students who have not made satisfactory academic progress are placed on financial aid probation for two consecutive semesters, during which time they may continue to receive federal and state financial aid. Federal and state aid are only available for the first 180 credit hours attempted by a student. Students who become part-time (fewer than 12 credit hours) as a result of dropping courses should be aware that their financial aid may be adjusted. To be eligible for state and federal financial aid, part-time students must be enrolled for at least 6 credit hours each semester and must earn 10 credit hours during an academic year. A part-time student's cumulative GPA may be no lower than 1.5 after the first four semesters, 1.70 during the next four semesters and 1.90 during the next four. After the sixth year (twelfth semester) a part-time student must have achieved and must maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0. "

Green Programs:  No

HBCU:  Yes

807 Walker Ave., Memphis, Tennessee 38126


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