Louisburg College
Louisburg, NC 27549-2399


Type 2 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Town
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 687
Religious affiliation United Methodist
Students with disability 9%
Student to faculty ratio 14:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 722 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Louisburg College is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,108 applications and 829 students were granted admission. Louisburg College is at the #43 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 168 2 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 55% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 57% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT700 to 930
ACT14 to 18

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Louisburg College's tuition was $15,388 for all students regardless of residency (15.4% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 2-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $18,858
In State Tuition
National Average = $13,335
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $13,335
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 99% of Louisburg College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 70% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,816 (which is 8.9% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Louisburg College in 2016-2017, was 305, which is 87% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,373 (which is 2.3% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,423
Federal Loan
National Average = $6,526
Financial aid
National Average = 87%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Louisburg College has enrolled a total of 687 students (672 students full-time and 15 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 687 students, 56 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 63% men and 37% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

Black/African American: 56%

White: 24%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 11%

Two or more races: 6%

Asian: 1%

Non-resident alien: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Hispanic: 0%


Listed below are the 3 largest majors offered at Louisburg College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 55% 196
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 9% 32
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 3% 10

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 58%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Louisburg College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $30,457

The typical median income of Louisburg College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $19,200. Last year, out of the total 594 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 517 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 408 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 355 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $19,200 $26,700
Employment Rate 87% 87%
Total Graduates 594 408

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 2 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Louisburg College.

Watts School of Nursing
36.2 mile away