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Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College

Baton Rouge, LA, USA
3.82 Average Rating

The Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College, more commonly known as Louisiana State, is the most comprehensive university in the state. This public university is located in Baton Rouge and is a designated land-, space-, and sea-grant institution. The main library doubles as a U.S. Regional Depository Library and belongs to the Association of Research Libraries, a distinction reserved for only 113 libraries in the US and Canada. LSU’s learning center, The Center for Academic Success, is one of only two Learning Centers of Excellence in the nation.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Small city
In-State Students
81%
Out-Of-State Students
18%
0
100
74%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 27
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1163
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision April 15, 2020 May 1, 2020
Other June 1, 2020
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
30,983
Total Number of Undergrads
25,233
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
37%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
65%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
20:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$17,437
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$11,962
Out-of-State Tuition
$28,639
0
100
65%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
93%
Average Aid Per Year
$11,821
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
47%
53%
Student Organizations
466
Size of Town
Small city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Baton Rouge
New Orleans
Houston
Dallas
Lafayette
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
43%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$47,600
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What Students Are Saying

3.82 Average Rating
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. You are guaranteed to learn and live well at LSU.
Michael from Tucker, GA
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.
Jasmine from Killeen, TX

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