At A Glance

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Cost: $10,680 tuition; $5,910 room
Size: Enrollment is fewer than 5,000 students
Type: 4-year private college
Location: Memphis
Degrees offered: Bachelors
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Academics

LeMoyne-Owen College is a four-year liberal arts institution that prepares students to become critical thinkers, to lead productive and successful lives, and to become contributors to their respective communities. Students matriculate in pursuit of the Bachelor of Art, Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Business Administration degree. Our accomplished faculty includes members from across the globe who are readily accessible and committed to teaching students in ways that will best prepare them for rewarding careers. Our core curriculum, which emphasizes a multicultural education, is a national model shown to build student confidence.  Students are challenged by a rigorous course of study in areas such as English communication, literature, African American history, humanities, business management,  natural science,  mathematics, social science, and public health—all while pursuing the requirements of his or her academic major. As a founding member of United Negro College Fund, LOC is affordable and accessible by offering a range of merit and need-based scholarships and financial aid. LeMoyne-Owen College is accredited by The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the baccalaureate degree.  With an enduring tradition of producing some of the nation’s best educators, our Division of Education also is accredited through the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), formerly known as NCATE.  We invite you to schedule a campus tour so that you may begin your personal journey toward leadership, opportunity and change at LeMoyne-Owen College.


Student Life

Student life at LeMoyne-Owen College is robust, stimulating and engaging. Students reside in a beautiful, state-of-the-art residence hall that offers single and double rooms, beautiful common areas, a computer lab and 24-hour security.  Campus organizations and activities provide unique experiences through which students achieve greater social and intellectual maturity and professional competence. Campus organizations and activities are diverse and include a poetry society, campus newspaper, fraternities, sororities, intercollegiate and intramural sports, and choral groups.  Students also engage in leadership development and service as residence assistants, peer counselors, academic tutors and mentors and as members of the Student Government Association, Pre-Alumni Council, International Students Association, Royal Court and other organizations.