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Transformation is at the heart of a liberal arts education. Studies show, and employers agree, that it enhances analytical aptitude and adaptability. You’ll find that to be true at LaGrange College, where you’ll gain a broader, deeper knowledge of many subject areas, along with practical skills – providing flexibility in your career choices. As a smaller, liberal arts school, LaGrange College offers a beautiful, intimate setting and active on-campus living. You’ll be part of a close-knit, supportive community as you begin your journey toward self-discovery.

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If science is your passion, you’ll nd a whole new world of opportunity here. From chemistry to computational math, LaGrange College o ers a variety of science-related studies focused on reasoning and knowledge developed through discovery. You’ll undertake research projects, allowing you to learn from hands-on experiments and enjoy growth as a scientist. Recent LaGrange grads have gone on to science-related careers as forensic biologists, veterinarians, neuropsychologists and physical therapists.

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An arts education at LaGrange College will take you as far as your imagination will go. (LaGrange grads have won Emmy Awards and Grammy nominations.) Whether it’s music, theater or art and design, you’ll immerse yourself in established techniques, while exploring your own creative expressions. Our facilities showcase yoru artistic talents in the best light. The Lamar Dodd Art Center offers excellent studio, gallery and museum space. Home to the LaGrange Symphony, our Callaway Auditorium serves as an acoustically outstanding concert hall. For exceptional drama, our Price Theater features a 280-seat proscenium theater, 60-seat Experimental Lab Theater, hydraulic orchestra pit, scenery workshop, dressing rooms and costume shops. 4

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BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION CHEMISTRY EXERCISE SCIENCE ENGLISH

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THINK BIG Choose from 60 academic and pre-professional programs.

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We call it Jan Term; you’ll call it the amazing adventure of a lifetime. The only program of its kind in Georgia, our Interim Term during the month of January offers courses designed to encourage you to explore content outside of your major – and even outside the country. You might choose to study the Art and Beauty of Barcelona or The Ireland of Yeats and Joyce. Whatever your interest, we’ll take you there, with a wide variety of courses to choose from and $2,500 travel vouchers for new incoming freshmen to use in their junior or senior year. Jan Term travel is just one aspect of the college’s Global Engagement Initiative, an effort aimed at preparing all students to become citizens of the world through academic and service opportunities. Scan to view a video and more on Jan Term.

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PUERTO RICO TURKEY GALAPAGOS ISLANDS JAPAN ECUADOR CANADA CHINA IRELAND SPAIN ENGLAND COSTA RICA NEW ZELAND EL SALVADOR FRANCE GREECE BOTSWANA ITALY MEXICO

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Partners in performance Known for its sports innovation, Under Armour® is the o cial supplier for all Panther teams. With a mission to “make all athletes better,” the company and the college partner together to promote performance at the highest level. A fierce Panther spirit inhabits the DNA of LaGrange College students, whether they’re watching or participating. A member of the NCAA Division III and the USA South Athletic Conference, LaGrange offers 16 intercollegiate teams, from football to lacrosse. Our athletic facilities, including an outstanding baseball stadium, natatorium, two-field softball complex and 4,000-square-foot weight training room, are among the best in the region. Year after year, student-athletes at LaGrange College earn conference and national recognition in their chosen sports. In 2014, our men’s basketball team won its conference championship and advanced to the national tourney, and the championship Panther golf squad ended the season with a top-10 finish at the national tournament. 10

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Heading to grad school? If moving on to graduate school is your dream, the challenge and inspiration you’ll nd here will prepare you for success. LaGrange grad Conrad Clevenger ’14 (above, right) is pursuing his Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics at Clemson University, with a full teaching assistantship. Alyse Wilkerson ’14 (left) is working toward a Master of Music in Vocal Performance at Belmont University, and has a fellowship with the Nashville Opera Association. Hunter Connell ’14 (center) is studying for a Ph.D. in Toxicology at the University of Georgia, with full-tuition and stipend assistantship. 12

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build Develop your skill set – and your résumé Your journey toward achievement at LaGrange College may include research projects with your professors, mentorships with successful college alumni or internships in Washington, D.C. Whether it’s on to a career or to graduate studies, one thing is certain – you’ll leave LaGrange ready to succeed in your chosen profession or field of study. Real-world ready By the time they cross the commencement platform, 75 percent of LaGrange grads have accepted graduate school, internship or job o ers (as compared to a national average of 50 percent one year after graduation). Our Career Development Center stands ready to help you achieve your goals. 13

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