Alice Lloyd College

100 Purpose Rd, Pippa passes, KY 41844
Tel: (606)368-2101
Private not-for-profit | 608 students
Alice Lloyd College is widely recognized as a highly respected, private, four-year, liberal arts institution dedicated to providing leadership education to some of the brightest and best students in the Appalachian region.

School Overview:

Alice Lloyd College
CountyKnott County, KY
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--General
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
30 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment608 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
581 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
27 students137 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
Percent Admitted38%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)390-580450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)410-550460-573
SAT Writing (25-75%)430-490440-570
ACT English (25-75%)18-2419-25
ACT Math (25-75%)16-2318-25
ACT Composite (25-75%)18-2320-25

School Notes:

  • We take pride in providing our students with the tools to succeed regardless of their financial situation. By the use of our student work program, full-time students develop a strong work ethic and a sense of self-reliability.
  • Alice Lloyd College, a private coeducational senior institution with a required self-help Student Work Program, will provide high quality educational opportunities primarily for students with outstanding leadership potential for effective service to the surrounding mountain region regardless of the students’ ability to pay.
  • From its inception, Alice Lloyd College has placed a supreme value on educating the whole person. This is reflected in the College’s philosophy of preparing the students for roles of leadership and service through quality programming designed to develop students’ lives spiritually, intellectually, socially, and physically. Today, this tradition remains as a central focus of Alice Lloyd College and is reflected in the leadership of its staff, student activities, student work program, Caney Convocation Series, a special leadership course required of freshmen students, and high standards of conduct, dress, and attitude.
  • Alice Lloyd College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor degrees.
  • At Alice Lloyd College we are very proud of being named by U.S News & World Report (2002) as the #1 Private College in America where graduates have the least amount of debt.
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