Louisiana State University

Baton Rouge, LA

Louisiana State University

Baton Rouge, LA

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Tuition & Fees

$11,962

$28,639

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

47%

male

53%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 18,024
Declined 6,256
Total Received 24,280
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Public

25,361

undergraduate students

5,624

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: Major city
  • Metropolitan area: New Orleans
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Baton Rouge Metropolitan

Louisiana State University
None
Baton Rouge, LA
70803

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
30%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • intramural athletics
  • student political organizations
  • student professional organizations
  • religious organizations
  • cultural organizations

Top Events

  • Fall Fest
  • Student Disability Week
  • Homecoming Week activities

Fun Facts

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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
23%
Top 1/4
47%
Top 1/2
77%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.43

Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 18,024
Declined 6,256
Total Received 24,280

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

talent/ability

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
application essay
first generation
interview
class rank
recommendation(s)

Not Considered

character/personal qualities
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 71
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes
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Financial Facts

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Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
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 Sports Men

Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Cross-country running, Football, Golf, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rock climbing, Rowing, Rugby, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Triathlon, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo, Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Cross-country running, Equestrian sports, Football, Golf, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rock climbing, Rowing, Rugby, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Triathlon, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo, Weight lifting

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Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
Agricultural Business and Management, General
Animal Sciences, General
Anthropology
Apparel and Textiles, General
Architecture
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Biochemistry
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Construction Management
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Science
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
French Language and Literature
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
History, General
Human Development and Family Studies, General
Industrial Engineering
Interior Architecture
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International/Global Studies
Landscape Architecture
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Management Science
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Microbiology, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Natural Resources Management and Policy
Nutrition Sciences
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical
Petroleum Engineering
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Plant Sciences, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

30,985

total students

82%

in-state

18%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

82%

25,361
students

Female
53%
13,332

Male
47%
12,029

18%

5,624
students

Female
57%
3,226

Male
43%
2,398

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

88%

22,433
students

Female
53%
11,885

Male
47%
10,548

12%

2,928
students

Female
50%
1,447

Male
50%
1,481

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726

Transfer students enrolled

2%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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