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. Livingstone College student achievement goals include the requirement that all graduates earn an overall minimum grade point average of at least 2.00 on a 4.00 scale. Students must also attain the GPA required by the degree major. One hundred percent of all graduates have successfully attained the achievement goal.