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Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College


As the flagship institution of the state the vision of Louisiana State University is to be a leading research-extensive university challenging undergraduate and graduate students to achieve the highest levels of intellectual and personal development. Designated as both a land grant and sea grant institution the mission of Louisiana State University is the generation preservation dissemination and application of knowledge and cultivation of the arts. In implementing its mission LSU is committed to: offer a broad array of undergraduate degree programs and extensive graduate research opportunities designated to attract and educate highly qualified undergraduate and graduate students; employ faculty who are excellent teacher-scholars nationally competitive in research and creative activities and who contribute to a world-class knowledge base that is transferrable to educational professional cultural and economic enterprises; and use its extensive resources to solve economic environmental and social challenges.

School Information

101 Hatcher Hall
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803-2750
P: (225) 578-3202
F: (225) 578-5982
Calendar: Semester
Locale: Rural: Fringe
Open Admissions: Yes
Sector: Public, 4-year or above
Carnegie Basic: Research Universities (very high research activity)
Religious Affiliation: Not applicable
Accrediting Agency: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Common name(s): Louisiana State University|LSU

Students & Faculty

Students
  • 32,013Total Students
  • 15,722Male Students
  • 16,291Female Students
  • 1,847Total Intl Students
  • 1,179Intl Male Students
  • 668Intl Female Students
Faculty
  • 5,454Total Faculty
  • 3,564Male Faculty
  • 1,890Female Faculty
  • 23:1Student/Fac Ratio
*All data is provided by the school or compiled from IPEDS as of May 2013

Tuition Information

$ 19,362

Out of State Tuition

$ 1,500

Books & Supplies

$ 8,670

Room & Board

$ 2,890

Other Expenses

$ 32,422

Total

Admissions

18,214
total applicants

72%
admitted (13148)

30%
enrolled (5481)


SAT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
530-650
Math
510-630
Reading
ACT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
23-28
Composite
22-27
Math
23-30
English

Note: 25th-75th percentile ranges show the range of scores achieved by the middle 50% of students who were admitted to the school.


Other Requirements:
TOEFL?
Required
Admissions Test Scores?
Required
Other Test?
Neither required nor recommended
College Prep?
Recommended
Recommendations?
Neither required nor recommended

Degrees & Programs

Accounting
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General
Agricultural Business and Management, General
Agricultural Economics
Agricultural Engineering
Agricultural Teacher Education
Agronomy and Crop Science
Animal Sciences, General
Anthropology
Architecture
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Biochemistry
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Teacher Education
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Communication and Media Studies, Other
Comparative Literature
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Construction Management
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Creative Writing
Curriculum and Instruction
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
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
Environmental Science
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Fashion Merchandising
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management
Food Science
Forest Management/Forest Resources Management
Forestry, General
French Language and Literature
General Studies
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
Health/Medical Physics
History, General
Horticultural Science
Industrial Engineering
Information Science/Studies
Interior Architecture
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International/Global Studies
Landscape Architecture
Latin Language and Literature
Law
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Library and Information Science
Linguistics
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
Natural Resources/Conservation, General
Nutrition Sciences
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
Sales and Marketing Operations/Marketing and Distribution Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Statistics, General
Veterinary Medicine
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sciences, General
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
Women's Studies

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