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

$37,114 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
73% Acceptance Rate

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Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College Rankings

According to our 2022 analysis, Louisiana State University is ranked #368 out of 2,110 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. Out of the 30 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.

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 Most Popular Construction Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
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#6 Most Popular Public Relations & Advertising Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
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#31 Most Popular Management Sciences & Methods Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#33 Most Popular Marketing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#44 Best Human Resource Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#69 Most Popular Accounting Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#147 Most Popular Business Administration & Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#153 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
#13 Best Construction Management Schools College Factual
#78 Best Human Resource Management Schools College Factual
#129 Best Accounting Schools College Factual
#135 Best Accounting Schools College Factual
#271 Best Business, Management & Marketing Schools College Factual
#278 Best Business Administration & Management Schools College Factual

Where Is Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College?

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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 required
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Louisiana State University?

73% Acceptance Rate
58% Of Accepted Are Women
15% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 73%, Louisiana State University may not be as selective as some schools, but you should not take admittance for granted. Be sure to submit the best application you can.

Approximately 42% of accepted students are men and 58% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 74%, and the acceptance rate for women is 73%.

Average Test Scores

About 15% 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 550 and 660. Math scores were between 540 and 640.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College  ( 550 to 660 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College  ( 540 to 640 )
200
800
Louisiana State University received ACT scores from 85% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 23 and 32. Math scores were between 21 and 27. Composite scores were between 23 and 28.

ACT English Scores for Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College  ( 23 to 32 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College  ( 21 to 27 )
1
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?

$37,114 Net Price
35% Take Out Loans
5.2% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Louisiana State University is $37,114. 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

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Louisiana State University, approximately 35% of students took out student loans averaging $7,615 a year. That adds up to $30,460 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Louisiana State University is 5.2%. 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

24,097 Full-Time Undergraduates
54% Women
30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 27,825 undergraduate students at Louisiana State University, with 24,097 being full-time and 3,728 being part-time.

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There are also 6,460 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 24,097 full-time undergraduates at Louisiana State University, 46% are male and 54% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1,119
Black or African American 3,540
Hispanic or Latino 1,863
White 16,175
International Students 396
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,004

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

9,855 Took All Classes Online
29,021 Took At Least One Class Online
206.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 7 bachelor’s degree and 16 master’s degree programs available online at Louisiana State University. In 2019-2020, 29,021 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 2019-2020.

Online Affordability Rankings of Louisiana State University

During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College was $9,714 for in-state students. Out-of-state students paid $26,877. The following table shows how Louisiana State University is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.

Major Tuition for In-State Students Tuition for Out-of-State Students
Management Science #7 #22
Construction Management #10 #19
Construction Management #10 #19
Human Resources Development #18 #27
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods #19 #47
Human Resource Management #74 #132

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 206.0%. This is the #225 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Louisiana State University regardless of major.

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 #1
Construction Management #4
Construction Management #4
Management Science #5
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods #8
Human Resource Management #11
General Business Administration and Management #92
Business Administration & Management #119

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 TOTAL
Agricultural Business 0
Agricultural Economics 0
Accounting 0
General Business Administration and Management 0
Business Economics 0
Construction Management 0
Entrepreneurship 0
Finance 0
Human Resources Development 0
International Business/Trade/Commerce 0
Management Science 0
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 0
Other Public Relations, Advertising, & Applied Communication 0
Econometrics & Quantitative Economics 0
General Economics 0
TOTAL 0

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.

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