ALC Description

Alice Lloyd College (ALC) is a private, four-year liberal arts institution. The mission of ALC is “to educate mountain people for positions of leadership”. The school provides an atmosphere where Christian values are prominent and students are encouraged to hold high personal standards and good character.

The school offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts and sciences, as well as pre-professional programs.

Financial aid is provided to eligible students, primarily in the form of scholarships. Alice Lloyd College aims for no out-of-pocket tuition costs for all accepted full-time students from the 108-county service area in Appalachia, according to their website.

Alice Lloyd College teaches students the values of the “Purpose Road Philosophy” and that “a life of service to God and Humanity is the desired result of one’s walk upon the Purpose Road”. The school promotes and teaches a strong work ethic by having all full-time students participate in a self-help Student Work Program.

ALC has four dormitory buildings, two for men and two for women. Most full-time students are expected to live on campus in one of the dorms. The school offers various types of organizations and clubs for students to participate in, assisting them in developing communication and teamwork skills.

Quick Facts about Alice Lloyd College

Region

Southeast

Setting

Rural Setting

Type

Private

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Eagles

Website

www.alc.edu

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Selectivity

Highly Selective

In-State Tuition

$9,600

Out-of-State Tuition

$8,100

Retention Rate

62%

Enrollment

609

Year Established

1923

ALC Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students
609
Freshman Class
172
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
609

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
100%
Part-Time
0%

Gender of Students

Women
54%
Men
46%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
1%
African American
1%
Caucasian
97%
Asian
1%

International Students

International
0%
Domestic
100%

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