25,444
Students
Financial aid thermometer
15,278
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
73
73%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
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Overview

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College is a University institution located in Baton Rouge, LA, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1146 Pleasant Hall
Baton Rouge, LA  70803
United States
Contact Mr. Emmett Brown
Interim Associate Director, Undergraduate Admissions
Email: cbrow63@lsu.edu
Phone: 225-578-1175
Fax: 225-578-4433

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Interior Architecture Checkmark
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Construction Management Checkmark
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International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Management Science Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Early Childhood Education Checkmark
Elementary Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Chemical Engineering Checkmark
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Computer Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
Industrial Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Petroleum Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Audiology And Speech-language Pathology Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Nutrition Sciences Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

17,907
Applied
13,236
Accepted
25,444
Enrolled
74%
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Female Admissions

10,217
Females Applied
7,547
Females Accepted
74%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

7,690
Males Applied
5,689
Males Accepted
74%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.44
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 3
Other requirements exist (see below)
Required for some programs

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen April 15th Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer April 15th Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 586 530 640
SAT Math 595 530 650
ACT Composite 26 23 28

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

8,038
In-state
24,715
Out-of-state
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Fees

3,912
Full-time student fees
11,830
Room & board
7,740
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

15,278
Avg. Financial Aid Package
15,330
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
7,597
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
6,845
Avg. Loan Aid
4,063
Avg. Grant Aid
10,104
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
63%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
19%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

25,444
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
17%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.37%
Black or African American 11.87%
White or Caucasian 72.1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.37%
Asian 4.31%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.13%
Two or more races 2.01%
Other 0.86%

Gender

Male (47.92%)
Female (52.08%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 23%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Fall Fest, Student Disability Week and Homecoming Week activities

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Intramural athletics, student political organizations, student professional organizations, religious organizations and cultural organizations

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Other Campus Security & Safety:
self-defense education, crime prevention programs

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Division 1 No
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Equestrian Sports No No No
Football Checkmark Division 1A Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics No No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rowing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Division 1 No
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Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics No Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rowing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No

Faculty

1,489
Total Faculty
20:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,329
Part-time - 160
Male - 931
Female - 558