Frequently Asked Questions
Louisburg College is a quiet, safe campus located in Central North Carolina. The college lies within 45 minutes of three major universities, several smaller colleges, and more than 100,000 college students. The campus is 31 miles north of Raleigh and within two hours or either the mountains or the beach.
Check out our College map to explore the campus and find directions.
Admissions requirements for a clear acceptance into Louisburg College are:
- Cumulative GPA of 2.00 or higher on a 4.00 scale (C average or better)
- Composite SAT score of 800 or higher (critical reading and math only)
- 17 or higher on the ACT (in place of SAT)
The college may offer students who do not fully meet admissions requirements but show potential for success at Louisburg, conditional admission. Louisburg College may require conditionally admitted students to register for specific courses and/or complete course work during the summer before their enrollment at Louisburg.
Students come to Louisburg College for many reasons but most students value the small class-size and individual attention they receive from teachers and professors. Students love the quaint campus, which makes it feel like home. This allows them to ease into the college lifestyle without being overwhelmed. We are here to provide the foundations you need to accomplish your great future.
Yes, absolutely! We have nine recently renovated residence halls, including the Joyner House -- which is a Living Learning Community for academically qualified sophomore students. Each of our single-gender residence halls offers either suite-style or community-style living.
You will get the same on-campus experience at Louisburg as you would get at a 4-year college or university!
Professional residence life staff lives on campus, and student resident assistants live on each floor. Both monitor the safety of the buildings and work to plan fun activities for you on campus.
While you are here, you will take core and specific courses related to your degree. Students can transfer courses to a 4-year college or university and apply them to a specific major/bachelor's degree. Louisburg College offers five different degree path options:
- Associate of Arts in General College
- Associate of Arts in Education
- Associate of Science in General Science
- Associate of Science in Business
The College completed an extensive renovation project in the dining area in 2015. Chartwells, our partner in campus dining, invested $750,000 into the $1.6 million- project. The new dining facility encourages an interactive student experience with multiple "action stations" including:
- "My Pantry" features fresh make-your-own waffles and breakfast items.
- "Fresh Market" serves made-to-order sandwiches and paninis, as well as a full-service salad bar.
- "The Grill" offers traditional fare such as burgers, French fries, and pizza baked in a brick oven.
- "The Kitchen" serves an all-you-can-eat buffet of homemade entrees including Fried Chicken Thursday.
- "Baker's Crust" showcases a variety of desserts and baked goods.
The cafeteria is open to students, staff, faculty, and members of the community. People from all over come to eat here especially on Fried Chicken Thursday when Louisburg College serves Southern favorites such as fried chicken, mashed potatoes, collard greens, macaroni and cheese, and cornbread.
At Louisburg College, we recognize that students with learning differences can benefit from specialized instruction, tutoring, and accommodations. Learning Partners is a fee-based program designed to partner students with a professionally trained learning specialist. Our learning specialists help students to gain a more refined understanding of their learning needs and strengths and to develop strategies and methods that will lead to academic and professional success.
The Roger G. and Gaile T. Taylor Honors Program at Louisburg College encourages, communicates, and rewards academic excellence. This program offers enhanced learning and travel opportunities, as well as additional scholarship funding, to qualified students who demonstrate a high level of interest, initiative, and ability.
The Office of Student Engagement is committed to build a strong campus community, help students develop their leadership skills, and explore other co-curricular opportunities that Louisburg College has to offer. We organize fun events throughout the year such as but not limited to the following:
- Game Days
- Mall Trips
- Holiday Shuttles
- Walmart and Target Trips
- Late Night Dances
- Ice Cream Socials
- Off-Campus Diversity Retreats
- Community Service Opportunities
- Homecoming Week
- NC State Fair Trips