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Louisiana State University | LSU

Baton Rouge, Louisiana4-yearPublic
Public school in Louisiana with 29,200 total undergraduate students

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Admissions

Admissions website:

Admissions stats

Applicants & acceptance rate

Overall acceptance rate
71%
Women
72%

Men
68%

Total number of applicants
36,561
Women: 60%
Men: 40%

Accepted students who attend

Yield rate - overall
27%

Cost & scholarships

Your estimated net cost
$ ? / year
In-state
$25,112
Out-of-state
$41,789

Average net cost after aid

Income
Average net cost
$0–30,000
$13,276

$30,001–48,000
$16,019

$48,001–75,000
$20,438

$75,001–110,000
$23,674

Over $110,000
$24,946

Published costs and averages can be misleading: they don’t fully account for your family’s finances (for financial aid) or your academic profile (for scholarships).

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Applications

Application requirements

Accepts Common App
Yes

Considers class rank
Yes

Recommendation letters
Optional

TOEFL policy (international applicants)
Required

SAT/ACT testing policy
Optional
Policies change during COVID-19; please confirm by looking at this school's website.

Which tests students typically submit

SAT: 12%
ACT: 88%

Students

Enrolled student statistics

Enrolled students

First-year students (full-time)
7,045
Admission policy
Co-ed
Enrolled women:
57%
Enrolled men:
43%
6-year graduation rate
65%
20%
40%
60%
80%
100%
4 years
6 years
Retention rate
84%

Student diversity

Low diversity
International students
2%

Race & ethnicity diversity among domestic students

Asian and Pacific Islander: 5%
Black: 13%
Hispanic: 6%
Native American: < 1%
Other: 3%
White: 72%

Academics

Student faculty ratio
20:1
Calendar system
Semester

Special academic offering

Study abroad

Credit for AP exams

Offers graduate degree

Academic and career counseling

Majors & careers

Special focus
None

Has medical school
Yes

Housing

Commuter College
Yes

On campus housing
Yes

Sports

D1 Football
Yes

Football conference
Southeastern Conference

D1 Basketball
Yes

Basketball conference
Southeastern Conference