Resources › For Students and Parents Livingstone College Admissions SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Tuition, Graduation Rate & More Share Flipboard Email Print Livingstone College Cheerleaders. Kevin Coles / Flickr For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated October 05, 2017 Livingstone College Admissions Overview: Those interested in applying to Livingstone College should note that the school has an acceptance rate of 48%. Still, those with higher grades and test scores are more likely to get in. Students will need to submit an application, along with SAT or ACT scores and a high school transcript. Admissions Data (2016): Livingstone College Acceptance Rate: 48%Test Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: 320 / 410SAT Math: 320 / 400SAT Writing: - / -What these SAT numbers meanACT Composite: 13 / 17ACT English: 10 / 15ACT Math: 15 / 16ACT Writing: - / -What these ACT numbers mean Livingstone College Description: Livingstone College is a private, four-year, African Methodist Episcopal Zion college located in Salisbury, North Carolina. It is on the smaller side, with a student population of just over 1,000 and a student/faculty ratio of 16 to 1. Livingstone has a long list of campus organizations, including social/civic organizations, honor societies, and campus ministries. They are also a member of the NCAA Division II Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) with a variety of sports. Livingstone offers weekend and evening courses in criminal justice, birth-kindergarten education, religious studies, elementary education, and business administration. Livingstone also has an impressive honors program and is one of 105 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) in the nation. They are currently implementing a Center for Holistic Learning program, and working to make Livingstone "The Total Learning Environment." Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 1,204 (all undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 49% Male / 51% Female99% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $17,764Books: $1,300 (why so much?)Room and Board: $6,596Other Expenses: $2,000Total Cost: $27,660 Livingstone College Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 96%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 94%Loans: 89%Average Amount of AidGrants: $9,488Loans: $7,236 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Psychology, Social Work Graduation and Retention Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 50%4-Year Graduation Rate: 13%6-Year Graduation Rate: 25% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Basketball, Golf, Football, Cross Country, Track and FieldWomen's Sports: Basketball, Bowling, Tennis, Softball, Track and Field, Cross Country, Volleyball Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics If You Like Livingstone College, You May Also Like These Schools: Chowan University: Profile Shaw University: Profile East Carolina University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphNorfolk State University: Profile Gardner-Webb University: Profile Virginia State University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphFayetteville State University: Profile Benedict College: Profile Clark Atlanta University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphVirginia Union University: Profile University of North Carolina - Pembroke: Profile South Carolina State University: Profile Campbell University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT Graph Livingstone College Mission Statement: mission statement from http://www.livingstone.edu/ "Livingstone College is a private historically black institution that is secured by a strong commitment to quality instruction. Through a Christian-based environment suitable for learning, it provides excellent liberal arts and religious education programs for students from all ethnic backgrounds designed to develop their potential for leadership and service to a global community."