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: City: Midsize
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 30,983
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 65%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 20 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 23,694 (76% 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: $11,950
Out-of-state Tuition: $28,627
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 96%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $11,821

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College Programs

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

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 455
Architecture and Related Services 32
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 344
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 31063
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1222
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 121
Education 46104
Engineering 1997
English Language and Literature/Letters 121
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 1222
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 223
Health Professions and Related Programs 3253
History 111
Legal Professions and Studies 2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 11
Library Science 31
Mathematics and Statistics 1121
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 311
Natural Resources and Conservation 1222
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 11
Physical Sciences 2444
Psychology 111
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 121
Social Sciences 2555
Visual and Performing Arts 553
Grand total 24717754

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 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 Fees 2018-2019
In-state $11,950
Out-of-state $28,627
Books and supplies $1,160

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $13,023
Out-of-state $29,958

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 4,690 96%
Grant or scholarship aid 4,547 93% $11,821
Student loan aid 1,769 36% $6,626

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 18,221 72% $11,562
Federal student loans 7,993 31% $6,727

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 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 24,280 10,120 14,160
Percent admitted 100% 73% 75%
Percent admitted who enrolled 24% 25% 23%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
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 2019

Total Enrollment 30,983
Undergraduate enrollment 25,233
Graduate enrollment 5,750

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
  • 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
  • Council on Education for 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
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

*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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