Lane College

Jackson, Tennessee
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  • Private
    4 year
  • 1:17
    Faculty to Student Ratio
  • 6%
    Transfer Student Ratio
Lane College, founded in 1882 by Bishop Isaac Lane, a former slave, is one of the nation’s oldest Historically Black Colleges and the first four-year institution established by the Christian Methodist Episcopal (CME) Church. The College is unabashedly invested in transforming ordinary students into extraordinary scholars by providing them with the highest quality education. The mission of the College is to pilot students through programs of intellectual and spiritual experiences that will prepare them to assume meaningful positions in their chosen occupations and professions, and to pursue graduate studies. Lane College is accredited by SACSCOC to offer Associate and Bachelor degrees.


Total Enrollment 1,376
Programs 22
Courses 747
Equivalencies 2,626 outgoing
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Financial Information

Scholarships and Financial Aid:
We urge all students to apply for financial aid as early as possible, preferably by March 31 of each calendar year. New students should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA Application is required of all students seeking federal financial aid (including loans). The completed Application is to be submitted to the Lane College Office of Financial Aid or the federal application processor.
Tuition and Fees:
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Information for Transfer In Students

Technical/Vocation Credit Accepted:
Yes, if the institution is regionally accredited these courses will be counted as general electives.
Credit for Prior Learning:
We are submitting a proposal for PLAs to begin in Fall 2016.
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Application Deadlines for Transfer

Fall July 1
Spring November 1
Summer April 1
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Additional Information

Adult Learner Focused Institution:
Student Services Extended Hours:
Library, Computer Labs, Tutoring.
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Transfer Application Requirements

Minimum GPA:
The applicant must be in good standing in conduct and academics with the institution previously attended and eligible to return to that school.
Official Transcripts:
An official transcript of academic course work from all colleges or universities attended is required. A transfer student with fewer than 15 credit hours must submit an official high school transcript.
SAT/ACT Scores:
A transfer student with fewer than 15 credit hours must submit ACT or SAT scores.
Letters of Recommendation:
A Transfer Recommendation Form from the Dean of Students of the most recent institution attended is required.
Application Fee:
Associates Degree Required:
Other Requirements:
Letter of Activity must be submitted for anyone who has been out of school for one or more semesters.
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Transfer Credit Policy

Minimum Grade:
Students who transfer with an Associate degree from an accredited community or junior college will be awarded credit for all courses which parallel the Lane College curriculum, and for which a grade of "C" or higher was earned.
Credits (Min/Max):
A maximum of 68 semester hours (102 quarter hours) will be accepted as transfer credit for students who have an Associate degree.
Transfer Policy Document:
Appeals Process Document:
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Lane College

545 Lane Ave
Jackson, Tennessee 38301-4598
Main Phone:
(731) 426-7500
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Transfer Admission Contact:
Mr Derrick Mays
Director of Admissions
Transfer Services Contact:
Ms Wilisha McGoughy
Associate Registrar
Veterans Services Contact:
Ms Melinda Richardson
School Certifying Official/Director of Veteran Affairs
(731) 410-6700
Adult Learner Contact:
Dr Michelle Curtain-Stewart
Vice President of Academic Affairs
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Last updated on 11/19/2018 by AcademyOne.