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Louisiana State University is a public, comprehensive, land-grant and sea-grant university. It offers academic specialties in several fields at undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels. Its campus of more than 2,000 acres is located in Baton Rouge.

Website: www.lsu.edu/

Public
Co-ed
25,361
Undergraduate
Students
(52.6%) 13,332 Women
(47.4%) 12,029 Men
5,624
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
74% of 24,280 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.43
SAT Math
590 average
530-650 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
593 average
540-640 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
26 average
23-31 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $32,962
Out-of-state: $49,639
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $11,962
Out-of-state: $28,639
Room and Board
$12,276
Average Percent of Need Met
65%
Average Freshman Award
$16,507
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$24,851
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
Not reported
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 8% of classes
10-19 students: 28% of classes
20-29 students: 23% of classes
30-39 students: 12% of classes
40-49 students: 7% of classes
50-99 students: 13% of classes
Over 100 students: 9% of classes
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Campus Life

Baton Rouge Population
229,426
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New Orleans
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
30% of all students
Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
Bengal Tiger --Mike
Sororities
27% of women participate
Fraternities
16% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
Not reported
International Students
Not reported
First-Year Students Returning
83.7%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
31%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
12.1%
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