LSU Description

The Louisiana State University in Alexandria, Louisiana, serves residents of Central Louisiana by offering high-quality undergraduate academics and plenty of opportunities to immerse themselves in their career path.

No matter where your professional interests lie, there is a student club or organization on campus dedicated to it. From the Biological Science Organization to the Student Radiologic Technology Association to the Geology Club, you will find a group committed to your professional development.

Alexandria’s Museum of Art is great resource for students who want to deepen their cultural appreciation or need to supplement their studies.

Students pursuing arts degrees can gain work experience by getting involved with LSU’s student publications, which include the Sauce Piquante yearbook, Sentry newspaper or Jongleur literary journal.

Some of LSU-Alexandria’s degree programs include:

  • Communication
  • English
  • Business Administration
  • Criminal Justice
  • Nursing

To fully support its students, LSU-Alexandria offers student career services like academic advising and career counseling.

LSU-Alexandria invites students who have maintained a high school GPA of at least 2.0 and scored 20 or higher on the ACT to apply. Admissions are determined based on academic achievement and strength of high school curriculum.

To promote the further development of Louisiana, LSU offers Louisiana residents discounted tuition. All students may apply for financial aid by filing a FAFSA.

Quick Facts about Louisiana State University at Alexandria

Region

Southeast

Setting

Large Town Setting

Type

Public

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)

Mascots

Fighting Tigers (men), Lady Tigers (women)

Website

www.lsua.edu

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Selectivity

Selective

In-State Tuition

$4,618

Out-of-State Tuition

$9,400

Retention Rate

43%

Enrollment

2,993

Year Established

1960

LSU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students
2,993
Freshman Class
371
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
2,993

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
0%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
85%
Part-Time
15%

Gender of Students

Women
64%
Men
36%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
3%
African American
20%
Caucasian
73%
American Indian or Alaska native
1%
Asian
1%
Unknown and Other
3%

International Students

International
0%
Domestic
100%

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