Hannibal-LaGrange University

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world rank  4545

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University Overview

Established in 1858, Hannibal-LaGrange University is a non-profit private multidisciplinary higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Hannibal (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Missouri. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Hannibal-LaGrange University (HLGU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Baptist religion. Hannibal-LaGrange University (HLGU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 165 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. HLGU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Acronym HLGU
Founded 1858
Motto Scientia ad serviendum
Knowledge for Service
Colours Scarlet and blue

University Location

Address 2800 Palmyra Road
63401-1999 Missouri
United States
Tel +1 (573) 221 3675
Fax +1 (573) 629 3268

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is neither required nor recommended
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is recommended
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 2800 Palmyra Road
Hannibal 63401
(573) 629 3265
800 454 1119

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Christian-Baptist Christian-Baptist Southern Baptist Convention - www.sbc.net

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Basic Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
2000 Classification Baccalaureate Colleges--General
Size & Setting Four-year, very small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, more selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions focus, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences plus professions, some graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Hannibal-LaGrange University's Library
Hannibal-LaGrange University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 91,531 physical volumes, 5,041 physical media, 30,749 digital/electronic medium and 78 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Hannibal-LaGrange University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 555 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)
  • National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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