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COLLEGE PROFILE

Louisiana State University

Baton Rouge, LA

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $24,104
Out-of-state: $41,821
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,750
Out-of-state: $26,467
Room and Board
$10,804
Books and Supplies
$1,500
Other Expenses
$3,050
Payment PlansCredit card, installment plan, deferred payment

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mail
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
Application Process
Application DeadlinePriority deadline April 1
Award NotificationOn a rolling basis beginning December 15
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002010
Free
Institution's own form 

PROFILE OF 2012-13 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants3,950 (69.1%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need2,776 (70.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid2,776 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met698 (25.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met70%
Average Award$13,608
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,597 (93.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,353
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,896 (68.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,170
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 95 (3.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift867 (15.2%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,233
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants12,584 (55.8%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need9,571 (42.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid9,571 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met2,224 (23.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met68%
Average Award$14,085
Need-Based Gift
Received by 8,317 (86.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,272
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 7,076 (73.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,271
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 248 (2.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift3,144 (13.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,883
Borrowing
2013 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
39%
Average Indebtedness of
2013 Graduates
$21,613
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
14.0%
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
3.0%

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans 
Other LoansCollege/university loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships, Music/Drama scholarships, Athletic scholarships, ROTC scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Agriculture, Architecture, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Home Economics, Humanities, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine
Number of Awards
929
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Agriculture, Military Science, Biological Sciences, Business, Computer Science, Communication, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Home Economics, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Architecture
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
159
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Applied Art and Design, Journalism/Publications, Theater/Drama, Performing Arts, Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Children with a Deceased or Disabled Parent
Number of Awards
236
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Children with a Deceased or Disabled Parent
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$2,000
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CLASS OF 2019 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.39 3.61 590 580 578 26
Low 1.90 2.10 410 430 390 18
High 4.00 5.00 720 770 720 33
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Annual Survey of Colleges 2013, copyright © 2013 The College Board. All rights reserved.
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