Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

1146 Pleasant Hall

Baton Rouge, LA 70803

(225) 578-1175

Fax: (225) 578-4433



Contact: Mary Parker

Executive Director of Undergraduate Admissions & Student Aid
Main Address

University Station

Baton Rouge, LA 70803

(225) 578-3202

www.lsu.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 23,685

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 5,481

Degree-seeking undergrads: 23,170

Graduate enrollment: 5,766

Student-to-faculty ratio: 22:1

Setting

Urban setting

Large city (250,000 – 499,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $40

Online application fee: $40
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 72%


College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agricultural Business B
Animal Sciences B
Plant Sciences B

Architecture & Related Programs

Architecture B
Interior Architecture B
Landscape Architecture B

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B
Microbiology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Construction Management B
Fashion Merchandising B
Finance/Banking B
International Business B
Management Science B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B
Mass Communications/Media Studies B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B

Education

Adult/Continuing Teacher Education B
Agricultural Education B
Business Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
Family/Consumer Sciences – Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Sales/Marketing Education B
Secondary Education B

Engineering

Biomedical Engineering B
Chemical Engineering B
Civil Engineering B
Computer Engineering – General B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Environmental Engineering B
Industrial Engineering B
Mechanical Engineering B
Petroleum B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Family/Consumer Sciences – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
German B
Latin B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies B
Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Global Studies B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B
Forest Management B
Natural Resources Management/Policy B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Sport/Fitness Administration B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology B
Oceanography B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Economics B
Geography B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(225) 578-3202
Website:www.lsu.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:sites01.lsu.edu/wp/admissions/become-a-tiger-2/apply/
Address:156 Thomas Boyd Hall, Baton Rouge, LA 70803-2750
Setting:Rural: Remote
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:31,409
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):67%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:22 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:25,494 (81% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$10,814
Out-of-state Tuition:$27,491
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:96%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$10,229

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences355
Architecture and Related Services32
Biological and Biomedical Sciences344
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services3954
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1222
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services121
Education16104
Engineering1996
English Language and Literature/Letters121
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences2111
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics233
Health Professions and Related Programs1232
History111
Legal Professions and Studies2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities21
Library Science21
Mathematics and Statistics1121
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies31
Natural Resources and Conservation1323
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Philosophy and Religious Studies11
Physical Sciences1444
Psychology111
Public Administration and Social Service Professions21
Social Sciences2554
Visual and Performing Arts453
Grand total18687451

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services32
Education4
Library Science21
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Grand total58

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$10,814
Out-of-state$27,491
Books and supplies$1,160

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$11,887
Out-of-state$28,822

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid5,39896%
Grant or scholarship aid5,16392%$10,229
Student loan aid2,59546%$6,735

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid19,12373%$9,924
Federal student loans9,58937%$6,889

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants18,1227,86610,256
Percent admitted100%77%76%
Percent admitted who enrolled30%31%30%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment31,409
Undergraduate enrollment26,118
Graduate enrollment5,291

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics
  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
    • Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
    • School Psychology (SCPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    • Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
    • Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs
    • Clinical doctoral program in Audiology
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • American Veterinary Medical Association, Council on Education
    • Veterinary Medicine (VET) - Programs leading to a D.V.M. or D.M.V. degree
    • Veterinary Medicine (VET) - Programs leading to a D.V.M. or D.M.V. degree (School of Veterinary Medicine)
  • Council on Education for Public Health
    • Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate level program offered outside a school of public health
    • Public Health (PHG) - Graduate level school of public health
    • Public Health (PHG) - Graduate level school of public health
    • Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate level program offered outside a school of public health
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
    • Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS)
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
    • Dental Laboratory Technology (DT)
    • Endodontics
    • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS)
    • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
    • Pediatric Dentistry
    • Periodontics
    • Prosthodontics (including maxillofacial prosthetics and combined prosthodontics/maxillofacial prosthetics)
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs (Department of Rehabilitative Sciences)
    • Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree
    • Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs
    • Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • Liaison Committee on Medical Education
    • Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree (Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport)
    • Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
    • Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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