Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (LSU)

Baton Rouge, LA

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Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College Student Essentials

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College Student Essentials
Region: Southeast
Setting: Mid-size City Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
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

About LSU

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.

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LSU Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 5 of 5 Stars 7 Reviews

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

Student Ratings

Former Student - Last Attended 1994

Overall Rating

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

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.


LSU Map & Location

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College
Tower Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70803


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Getting Around LSU

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

8/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Baton Rouge, LA

Winter
Dec
63
42
Jan
61
40
Feb
65
43
Spring
Mar
72
49
Apr
78
56
May
85
65
Summer
Jun
90
70
Jul
92
73
Aug
92
72
Fall
Sep
88
67
Oct
81
57
Nov
72
49

LSU Students

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

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 3%
  • African American: 9%
  • Caucasian: 80%
  • Asian: 3%
  • Unknown and Other: 4%
Latino 3%
African American 9%
Caucasian 80%
Asian 3%
Unknown and Other 4%

Undergraduate 80%
Graduate 20%
Full-Time 80%
Part-Time 20%
Women 54%
Men 46%
International 6%
Domestic 94%

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