LSU Description

For just four years of hard work in Baton Rouge, Lousiana, students of Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College can earn a bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate degree, as well as receive the extensive training that will qualify them to be experts in their chosen fields.

Among the programs students can choose to study are Agriculture, Art and Design, Business, Coast and Environment, Education, Engineering, Library and Information Science, Mass Communication, Music and Dramatic Arts, Science, Social Work, and Veterinary Medicine, as well as many more.

Continuing education courses can be taken by students who aren’t looking to earn a degree, but just want learn new, useful, and fun skills. Evening courses are also an option.

The counselors of the financial aid office are eager to point students toward helpful applications, such as the FAFSA, which can earn eligible students aid in the form of loans, grants, scholarships, and work-study programs.

Student life programs like a school magazine, radio station, newspaper, and television station allow students to socialize while learning useful trade skills.

For more information on admissions requirements and tuition costs, contact Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College today.

Quick Facts about Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College

Region

Southeast

Setting

Mid-size City Setting

Type

Public

Size

Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Mike VI (live Bengal tiger)

Nicknames

LSU, Louisiana State

Website

www.lsu.edu

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Selectivity

Selective

In-State Tuition

$4,558

Out-of-State Tuition

$17,566

Retention Rate

84%

Enrollment

29,162

Year Established

1860

LSU Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 5

5 star
  6 reviews
4 star
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86% of students gave Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College 5 stars overall.

Former Student - Last Attended 1994

Overall Rating:
4

Detailed Ratings

LSU is a great school and excellent academics. It's in the heart of Louisiana where the summers can get very hot. Great people, beautiful campus, great athletics and I thoroughly enjoyed my time at LSU!

Overall Rating:
5

Detailed Ratings

The academics of this college were brilliant and they had the exact course I am interested in. It was a very friendly college with lots of eating places and areas to hang out. It was a clean and well spread out area.

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LSU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students
23,396
Freshman Class
6,573
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
29,162

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
80%
Graduate
20%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
83%
Part-Time
17%

Students Coming From In-State vs. Out-of-State

In-State
67%
Out-of-State
33%

Gender of Students

Women
54%
Men
46%

Ethnic Diversity

African-American
9%
Asian
3%
Caucasian
79%
Latino
3%
Other
6%

Students State Origin

Louisiana
67%
Texas
10%
Georgia
1%
Florida
1%
Other
21%

International Students

International
5%
Domestic
95%

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