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19. Le Moyne College
Le Moyne College is a private institution that was founded in 1946. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,785, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 161 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Its tuition and fees are $31,340 (2014-15).
Le Moyne College is a Catholic,Jesuit institution offering comprehensive programs rooted in the liberal arts and sciences. Built on the nearly 500-year-old Jesuit history of academic excellence, Le Moyne seeks to nurture the “whole person.”
Its values-centered education prepares students for leadership and service by integrating community-based experiences with academic programs. This tradition – that intellectual effort can and should lead to action – helps students discover their place in life and applies knowledge toward making a difference.
One of 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States, Le Moyne’s inclusive learning offers 33 majors and more than 40 programs in the arts,humanities,sciences,business and education.
A teaching-centered College, Le Moyne provides a variety of multi-disciplinary research opportunities through internships and seminars. Le Moyne’s undergraduate enrollment of 2,400 supports small classes with a student-to-teacher ratio of 13:1, a size that fosters a sense of community evident in its First-Year Residential Learning Communities.
Here, groups of students attend classes together,live in the same residence halls and participate in social and cultural events as well as community service activities. Le Moyne also offers more than 90 clubs and organizations.
Le Moyne’s programs are enhanced by its picturesque 160-acre campus. Since 2010, the College has added a 48,000-square-foot science building, and two facilities that enhance the vibrancy and social space for students – the Dolphin Den and the Le Moyne Plaza.
The recreation center houses a competition size pool, jogging track, tennis, volleyball and racquetball courts, and a fitness center.
A member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Le Moyne fields a total of 21 intercollegiate teams, which compete at the Division II level as a member of the Northeast-10 Athletic Conference, with two new facilities – a multi-purpose turf field and softball field – added in 2010 and 2012, respectively. In 2013,2007,2006 and 2004,the men’s lacrosse team captured the NCAA Division II title.
Beyond the academic and social campus offerings, students at Le Moyne find its Central New York location a major attraction,as it is close to major cities such as New York, Toronto, Montreal and Boston.
The student-faculty ratio at Le Moyne College is 13:1, and the school has 40.3 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students.
The most popular majors at Le Moyne College include: Psychology, General; Biology/Biological Sciences, General; Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other; Accounting; and Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 84.5 percent.
Le Moyne College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,785, with a gender distribution of 41.4 percent male students and 58.6 percent female students.
At this school, 60 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 40 percent of students live off campus. Le Moyne College is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.
Le Moyne College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, and health service. Le Moyne College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc).
Of the students at Le Moyne College, 56 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Le Moyne College.
At Le Moyne College, 82.8 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $18,568.