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Louisiana College Offers Rich Campus Life and Liberal Arts Education

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Louisiana College (LC) is a four-year liberal arts college in Pineville offering more than ​70 majors, minors and pre-professional programs of study. Known for its small class sizes and nurturing environment, LC has a student-to-teacher ratio of 1​1:1. With a student population of about 1,​000, the college is also affiliated with the Louisiana Baptist Convention and presents sports, campus festivals and academic societies.

LC confers Bachelor degrees in Arts, Music, Science, Science in Nursing, Social Work, General Studies and Arts in Teaching. Within these degree programs, students may concentrate their studies in these and other areas:

  • Accounting
  • Christian Studies
  • English
  • General Business
  • History
  • Journalism
  • Media Communications
  • Pre-Law
  • Pre-Med
  • Psychology
  • Theater Arts

LC's athletics teams compete in the NCAA Division III and American Southwest Conference. Men's sports include baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer and tennis, and women compete in basketball, cross country, soccer, softball and tennis.

Students can participate in a variety of intramural sports such as flag football, volleyball, ultimate Frisbee, tennis, bowling and golf.

The 1,800-seat Guinn Auditorium is the site of annual student theater and music productions, typically drawing audiences from both the campus and the Central Louisiana community. The auditorium houses the Gladys Tatum West pipe organ, one of the largest instruments of its kind in the southern U.S. LC's Martin Performing Arts Center features a 400-seat theater as well as a TV studio, radio and TV production rooms and the student-run campus radio station, KZLC-FM. 

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