Louisiana State University

Baton Rouge, LA

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Baton Rouge, LA

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Tuition & Fees

$11,962

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
660
25th
550
75th
640
25th
540
75th
32
25th
23
75th
27
25th
21
75th
28
25th
23
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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

20

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 21,252
Declined 7,708
Total Received 28,960
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Public

27,753

undergraduate students

7,058

graduate students

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2,000-acre, urban campus in Baton Rouge (population: 225,374). Served by bus; air serves New Orleans (80 miles); train serves Hammond (45 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Louisiana State University
None
Baton Rouge, LA
70803

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
24%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
80%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
24%
Top 1/4
48%
Top 1/2
76%
Bottom 1/2
24%
Bottom 1/4
7%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
660
25th
550
75th
640
25th
540
75th
32
25th
23
75th
27
25th
21
75th
28
25th
23

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) December 15
Application deadline (final deadline) April 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 21,252
Declined 7,708
Total Received 28,960

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-prepatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Financial Aid

81%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$11,784

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $8,038
Room $8,330
Board $4,378
Additional fees $3,924
Books & supplies $1,038
Total $25,708
Average Financial Aid - $11,784
Total with Avg. Aid $13,924
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Financial Aid Office


P: 225 578-3103
F: 225 578-6300
financialaid@lsu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Beach volleyball
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, basketball, bowling, climbing, crew, cricket, equestrian sports, lacrosse, power lifting, quidditch, rugby, running, soccer, tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Club Sports - Women's

bowling, crew, cricket, climbing, equestrian sports, lacrosse, power lifting, quidditch, rugby, running, soccer, tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Intramural/Recreational Sports

archery, badminton, baseball, basketball (indoor/outdoor), battleship, billiards, Bhakti yoga, bouldering, bowling, climbing, cricket, dodgeball, flag football, golf, kickball, lacrosse, logrolling, quidditch, power lifting, racquetball, rock climbing, soccer (indoor/outdoor), running, softball, table tennis, tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (inside/sand), water polo

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching.
Agricultural Business and Management, General.
Agricultural Economics.
Agricultural Engineering.
Agricultural Teacher Education.
Agricultural and Extension Education Services.
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture.
Animal Sciences, General.
Anthropology, General.
Apparel and Textiles, General.
Architecture.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Biochemistry.
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering.
Biological and Physical Sciences.
Biological/Biosystems Engineering.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business/Managerial Economics.
Chemical Engineering.
Chemistry, General.
Civil Engineering, General.
Communication and Media Studies, Other.
Comparative Literature.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Science.
Construction Management, General.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Creative Writing.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Education, Other.
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering Science.
English Language and Literature, General.
Entomology.
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.
Environmental Science.
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering.
Environmental/Natural Resources Management and Policy, General.
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other.
Finance, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Food Science.
French Language and Literature.
General Studies.
Geography.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Health/Medical Physics.
History, General.
Human Development and Family Studies, General.
Human Resources Development.
Industrial Engineering.
Interior Architecture.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International/Globalization Studies.
Landscape Architecture.
Learning Sciences.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Library and Information Science.
Management Science.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Medical Science/Scientist.
Microbiology, General.
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Natural Resources/Conservation, General.
Nutrition Sciences.
Ocean Engineering.
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical.
Petroleum Engineering.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physics, General.
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology.
Plant Sciences, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Statistics, General.
Sustainability Studies.
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sciences, General.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Kinesiology
  2. Biological Sciences
  3. Mass Communication

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Agriculture
  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine

34,811

total students

72%

in-state

28%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

80%

27,753
students

Female
52%
14,541

Male
48%
13,212

20%

7,058
students

Female
58%
4,084

Male
42%
2,974

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

84%

23,497
students

Female
54%
12,463

Male
46%
11,034

16%

4,256
students

Female
49%
2,078

Male
51%
2,178

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
13%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
68%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 3.00
College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: April 15

Spring: December 1

Summer: April 15

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

85%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Tape recorders
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 71
Countries most often represented China
Honduras
India
Nigeria
Saudi Arabia
The United Arab Emirates
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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