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Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

29,451 students

72% admitted

  • 26,652 full time
  • 2,799 part time
  • 13,189 men full time
  • 13,463 women full time
  • 18,214 applied
  • 13,148 admitted
  • 5,481 enrolled

23,170 Undergraduates

$5,193 tuition/year

  • 5,766 Graduates
  • 515 Non-Degree
  • $5,193 in state
  • $1,796 fees
  • $10,218 room & board
  • $1,500 books
  • (Based on stats from 2012/2013)

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At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Southeast Rural area, on fringe of an urban area
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
School Mascot: Fighting Tigers
School Colors: Purple and gold
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Megan from Port Allen, LA
  • 0
  • This college is a lot of fun and offers many programs and clubs. They have a great student outreach program and have many events for students. There are many…

  • Apr-27-2012 Read More
  • Michael from Tucker, GA
  • 0
  • LSU is a huge, diverse university with tons of tradition and school pride. From academics, to football, to student groups and Greek life, LSU has something for everyone. …

  • Jul-10-2012 Read More
  • Jasmine from Killeen, TX
  • 0
  • I love going to LSU. They are very helpful through every aspect of your four years there. There are so many opportunities to grow and get involved.…

  • Jul-13-2012 Read More
Mission Statement

As the flagship institution of Louisiana, the vision of Louisiana State University is to be a leading research-extensive university, while challenging undergraduate and graduate students to achieve the highest levels of intellectual and personal development.

Designated as both a land-grant and sea-grant institution, the mission of LSU is the generation, preservation, dissemination, and application of knowledge and cultivation of the arts. In implementing its mission, LSU is committed to the following:

-offer a broad array of undergraduate degree programs and extensive graduate research opportunities designated to attract and educate highly qualified undergraduate and graduate students

-employ faculty who are excellent teacher-scholars, nationally competitive in research and creative activities, and who contribute to a world-class knowledge base that is transferrable to educational, professional, cultural, and economic enterprises

-use extensive resources to solve economic, environmental, and social challenges.

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Kalei from Spring, TX
  • Dec-29-2011 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Louisiana. Football. Gumbo. What's not to like? You're going to be treated like family no matter what.

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  • 5
  • Dallas from Maryville, TN
  • Nov-30-2011 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I toured this campus last summer, and not only is it beautiful, but it's convenient to the city and has amazing safety measures. The dorms are wonderful.

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  • 5
  • Rachel from Lake Charles, LA
  • Nov-21-2011 I am a current student here

    I didn't feel like I fit in at first but after my first week I started joining clubs and making friends in my classes. At after my first LSU football game, I was hooked.

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