Our Lady of the Lake College

Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Our Lady of the Lake College in Baton Rouge, Louisiana is a private college. The college was founded in 1923 as a school of nursing and is affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church. In 1998, the college received the authority to offer baccalaureate degrees. Master’s degrees were offered starting in 2005, while doctoral degrees were offered starting in 2015. In 2016, the college was renamed the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University. Yearly enrollment is about 1,700 students. The school is in Baton Rouge, which is the capital of Louisiana and the second-largest city in the state. It is also home to several other universities, including Louisiana State University.

The university offers seven different ACEN-accredited undergraduate-level and graduate-level nursing programs. BSN paths include accelerated BSN, traditional BSN, RN to BSN, and LPN to BSN programs. The university also offers an LPN program and an LPN to APN program, along with an RN to MSN program. When enrolled in the traditional pre-licensure BSN program, students earn clinical and laboratory experience to help prepare them for a career in nursing. The clinical sites include local hospitals, community care centers, and schools. The skills laboratories provide realistic healthcare simulations. These programs are also accredited by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing.

Overview

Campus LocaleCity: Midsize
Student to Faculty Ratio9:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
Level4 year
OwnershipPrivate
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate60%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. ADN Closed in 2014
  2. RN to MSN
  3. Accelerated BSN
  4. LPN to BSN
  5. RN to BSN
  6. BSN
  7. LPN
  8. LPN to ADN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 270
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Master's degree 0
Nurse Anesthetist Master's degree 28

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Our Lady of the Lake College

Loyola University New Orleans
67.22 miles away
Dillard University
68.31 miles away
University of Holy Cross
74.51 miles away
Louisiana College
100.63 miles away
William Carey University
124.58 miles away
Mississippi College
141.25 miles away
Belhaven University
143.59 miles away
Spring Hill College
177.81 miles away
University of Mobile
179.17 miles away

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1994 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
ACEN
06/01/1995 - 08/01/2014
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
ACEN
07/30/2007 - Current
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
ACEN
02/01/2001 - Current
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
COA
05/24/2005 - Current

Admissions

54%

Acceptance Rate
ACT Composite20 to 23
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Cost (Net Price)

$12,552

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$14,687
30k to 48k$19,058
48k to 75k$18,264
75k to 110k$22,886
Over 110k$23,075
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Financial Aid & Loan

Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid

65%

Recipients

$2,786

Average Amount


Students Who receive Pell Grants

41%

Recipients

$3,125

Average Amount


Federal Student Loans

83%

Recipients

$6,787

Average Amount

Student Population

1,221

Undergrads

188

Graduates

1,201

Women

208

Men

47%

Full-time

53%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
62%
Black/African American
18%
Hispanic
10%
Race/ethnicity unknown
8%
Asian
3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%
Two or more races
0%
Non-resident alien
0%

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Louisiana state board of nursing
Our Lady of the Lake College
5414 Brittany Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
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