Private 4 Year

Lane College

Jackson, Tennessee

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Lane College overview
Location Jackson, Tennessee
Online lanecollege.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Small City
Religious Affiliation Christian Methodist Episcopal
Lane College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
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Lane College, founded in 1882 and affiliated with the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, is a private historically black college located in Jackson, Tennessee, approximately 85 miles northeast of Memphis. Lane's intimate campus exudes a traditional character, featuring facilities that support its commitment to providing a liberal arts education. The college offers a variety of undergraduate degrees with notable programs in business, sociology, and pre-professional disciplines within the Division of Business, Social and Behavioral Sciences and the Division of Liberal Arts and Education. Lane College is characteristically less selective, allowing for a diverse and inclusive student body. Residential life is an integral part of the Lane experience, with student housing available on campus. Lane takes pride in its Dragon athletic teams, particularly when it comes to their performance in football within the NCAA Division II Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

  954 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 56 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $9,270 plus fees of $2,520.

Lane College is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) primarily serving the African-American community.
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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Lane College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$700
Other Fees$2,520
Room and Board $7,610
Budget for Other Expenses$3,580
Total One Year Cost$23,680

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$25,000 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

34% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Lane College students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 18%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 17%
Social Sciences 17%
Biology 14%
Education 9%

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