Life University Rankings

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In the World#3750 of 14178
In North America#1074 of 2629
In the United States#1001 of 2528
In Georgia#21 of 65
In Marietta#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
96%
Average SAT
1014
Average ACT
21
Avg. cost to attend
$30,174 /y
Aid receiving
95%
Undergraduates
879
Graduates
1,845
Male:Female Ratio
48:52
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
life.edu

Life University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate96%98%94%
Applicants364151213
Admissions348148200
Freshmen enrolled full time1617883
Freshmen enrolled part time33

742 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

94 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
114 or 70%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 828
or below

75% of them
had 1200
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Life University are 828-1200 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
54 or 33%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 15
or below

75% of them
had 26
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Life University are 15-26 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1221 (45%)
Hispanic583 (22%)
Black or African American544 (20%)
Asian118 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown111 (4%)
Nonresident Alien111 (4%)
American Indian or Alaska Native19 (0.7%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$30,174/year
Average aid awarded
$7,610
Students receiving aid
95%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$29,085
$30-48K$29,103
$48-75K$32,507
$75-110K$32,287
$110K+$32,541

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$11,610$7,667
Tuition in-state$11,610$7,667
Tuition out-of-state$11,610$7,667
Fee in-district$1,491$1,491
Fee in-state$1,491$1,491
Fee out-of-state$1,491$1,491

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity662
Combined charge for room and board$14,400
Room charge$8,000
Meal charge$6,400

Life University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Chiropractic389
Psychology, General1815
Exercise Physiology31
Business Administration and Management, General25
Biology & Biological Sciences, General25
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other18
Dietetics & Dietitian16
Clinical Nutrition & Nutritionist16
Athletic Training & Trainer13
Social Sciences, General11
Computer & Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other10
General Studies10
Human Nutrition5
Biopsychology4
Health and Wellness, General3
Grand Total1414462389
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate28%24%37%
  • Full-time retention rate - 65%
  • Part-time retention rate - 40%

Publications & Citations

Publications
376
Citations
4,069

Publication count by topic

Medicine
124
Biology
81
Chemistry
44
Psychology
23
Environmental science
15
Mathematics
11
Economics
9
Geography
7
Computer science
7
Materials science
6
Geology
5
Engineering
5
Business
4
Sociology
3
Physics
2
Political science
2
Philosophy
1
Art
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Medicine24022,015
Economics2611230
Sociology310166
Mathematics3466269
Psychology3579310
Geology387512
Biology3883537
Chemistry4398242
Materials science495632
Physics50245
Engineering503515
Environmental science51925
Computer science536236
Political science54031
Geography54552
Business54834

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199000
199102
199210
199315
199457
199567
1996625
1997021
1998221
1999234
2000235
2001833
2002357
2003351
2004161
2005579
200611119
20074139
200811149
20094156
201012144
201114174
20128220
20137220
201419220
201528244
201626253
201739288
201844252
201939320
202040436

General info

Founded1974
WikipediaLife University
MottoTo Give, To Do, To Love, To Serve - Out of a Sense of Abundance
Colorsgreen, gold
Academic CalendarQuarters
Total FTE staff474
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools

Location and Contacts

Address1269 Barclay Circle
Marietta, Georgia, 30060
United States
City population59,000
Phone8005433202
Fax+1 (770) 426 2895

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