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Louisiana State University-Alexandria Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$13,168 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$3,739 tuition
$7,350 on campus room & board
$1,200 books
$879 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$17,950 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$3,739 tuition
$7,350 on campus room & board
$1,200 books
$5,661 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$1,766 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
90% of students receive aid
55% get federal aid ($5,028 avg)
72% get state aid ($2,770 avg)
30% get institn'l aid ($1,766 avg)
35% get loans ($4,596 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 9.13% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 14.5% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $5,821 90%
Federal Grant Aid $5,028 55%
Pell Grants $4,912 55%
Other Federal Grants $900 7%
Institution Grant Aid $1,766 30%
State Grant Aid $2,770 72%
Student Loans $4,596 35%
Federal Loans $4,565 35%
Other Loans $3,030 0%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: April 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Louisiana State University-Alexandria offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
8100 Hwy 71 South
Alexandria, LA 71302-9121
(318) 445-3672
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $320
Out of State $519


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Amelia from Oakdale, LA
  • Feb-03-2015 I am a current student here

    Depends on what you're here for. The nursing and other pre professional programs are very rigorous. However, I wouldn't recommend transferring late in the game. LSU has passed a new program where if you haven't established residency for at least two years prior to attending college for the first time, are married to a resident of Louisiana, or have parents living in Louisiana, you can never qualify for in state tuition.

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  • Rei from Dry Prong, LA
  • Jul-24-2013 I am a current student here

    The tuition costs are very affordable and because of simply just that it offers the lower income portion of the local population the chance to get ahead in life. The student population is diverse and the campus houses students from other parts of the country as well as students from entirely different countries.

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  • 3
  • Catherine from Alexandria, LA
  • Jul-24-2012 I am a current student here

    For what you pay in tuition and cost of books, the school fulfills its end of the bargain. The teachers themselves are usually top quality and the low cost of admission could be attributed to the fact that LSUA does not have a broad selection of degree programs. The only way LSUA lacks slightly is in the preparation for life after college as they only tend to focus on life in college however they do have a bi-annual job fair for graduating students.

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  • 5
  • Tiffany from Alexandria, LA
  • May-31-2011 I am a current student here

    in my opinion LSUA is much cheaper than other universities. You have to come see the school for yourself , so you can realize how great it is. I wasn't coming her at first. This school could not have been further from my mind just because of some things I heard, but I had to see if for myself. none of it was true though. this is a great school

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