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Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College is a public institution situated in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Baton Rouge is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

1,170 Undergraduate Degrees
482 Graduate Degrees
$37,040 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
74% Acceptance Rate

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Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College Rankings

According to our 2021 analysis, Louisiana State University is ranked #202 out of 1,018 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. Out of the 12 colleges in Louisiana, it is ranked at #2.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Louisiana State University has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#16 Best Business Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#17 Most Popular Online Business Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#21 Most Popular Business Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#90 Most Popular Business Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#174 Most Popular Business Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Louisiana State University.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Value Construction Management Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Most Popular Economics Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Most Popular Construction Management Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Construction Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Most Popular Public Relations & Advertising Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#27 Best Business/Managerial Economics Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#36 Most Popular International Business Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#48 Most Popular Marketing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#57 Most Popular Accounting Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#116 Best Accounting Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Louisiana State University has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#3 Best Colleges for Construction Management College Factual
#40 Best Colleges for Accounting College Factual
#53 Best Graduate Certificate Schools Course Advisor
#79 Best Business, Management & Marketing Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#81 Best Colleges for Business, Management & Marketing College Factual
#100 Best Colleges for Business Administration & Management College Factual

Where Is Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College?

Location of Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College

Contact details for Louisiana State University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 156 Thomas Boyd Hall, Baton Rouge, LA 70803-2750
Phone: 225-578-3202
Website: www.lsu.edu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/geauxlsu
Twitter: http://twitter.com/lsu

How Do I Get Into Louisiana State University?

You can apply to Louisiana State University online at: sites01.lsu.edu/wp/admissions/become-a-tiger-2/apply/

Admission Requirements for Louisiana State University

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank considered but not required
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations considered but not required
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Louisiana State University?

74% Acceptance Rate
57% Of Accepted Are Women
8% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College is 74%. This means that is not quite as selective as some schools, but you'll still need to submit a good application if you want to be considered by the admissions department.

Approximately 43% of accepted students are men and 57% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 74%, and the acceptance rate for women is 74%.

Average Test Scores

About 8% of students accepted to Louisiana State University submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 530 and 640. Math scores were between 530 and 650.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College  ( 530 to 640 )
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800

SAT Math Scores for Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College  ( 530 to 650 )
200
800
Louisiana State University received ACT scores from 92% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 23 and 31. Math scores were between 22 and 27. Composite scores were between 23 and 28.

ACT English Scores for Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College  ( 23 to 31 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College  ( 22 to 27 )
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36
ACT Composite Scores for Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College  ( 23 to 28 )
1
36

Can I Afford Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College?

$37,040 Net Price
36% Take Out Loans
4.0% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Louisiana State University is $37,040. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Louisiana State University, approximately 36% of students took out student loans averaging $6,626 a year. That adds up to $26,504 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Louisiana State University is 4.0%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

22,726 Full-Time Undergraduates
53% Women
28% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 25,826 undergraduate students at Louisiana State University, with 22,726 being full-time and 3,100 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Louisiana State University

There are also 5,930 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 22,726 full-time undergraduates at Louisiana State University, 47% are male and 53% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Louisiana State University

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Louisiana State University Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1,057
Black or African American 3,034
Hispanic or Latino 1,627
White 15,570
International Students 501
Other Races/Ethnicities 937

Geographic Diversity

Louisiana students aren't the only ones who study at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College. At this time, 42 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 100 countries are represented at Louisiana State University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and Iran.

Online Learning at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College

1,014 Took All Classes Online
7,289 Took At Least One Class Online
19.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 3 bachelor’s degree and 10 master’s degree programs available online at Louisiana State University. In 2017-2018, 7,289 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Louisiana State University has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 2nd most popular in Louisiana for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Louisiana State University

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College was 19.0%. This is the #794 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Louisiana State University regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Louisiana State University majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Construction Management 8%
Construction Management 8%
Human Resource Management 97%
Human Resources Development 97%
Management Science 19%
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 19%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Louisiana State University ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Louisiana State University.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Human Resources Development #4
Construction Management #6
Construction Management #6
Management Science #12
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods #13
Human Resource Management #39
General Business Administration and Management #224
Business Administration & Management #267

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College Business Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
General Business Administration and Management 248 0 136 7 391
Construction Management 184 97 37 0 318
Accounting 180 0 54 4 238
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 203 0 0 0 203
Finance 176 0 12 0 188
Management Science 79 27 30 0 136
International Business/Trade/Commerce 41 0 0 0 41
Human Resources Development 0 1 35 1 37
Business Economics 30 0 0 0 30
Agricultural Business 19 0 0 0 19
General Economics 8 0 7 2 17
Econometrics & Quantitative Economics 0 14 0 0 14
Other Public Relations, Advertising, & Applied Communication 0 10 0 0 10
Agricultural Economics 0 0 6 2 8
Entrepreneurship 2 0 0 0 2
TOTAL 1,170 149 317 16 1,652

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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