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Louisiana State University | LSU

Baton Rouge, LouisianaPublic

Your chances

-

Acceptance rate

71%

Public school in Louisiana with 30,900 total undergraduate students
Urban
Southeast
Medical school
Commuter college
On campus housing
D1 Football, D1 Basketball
Southeastern Conference
156 Thomas Boyd Hall, Baton Rouge, LA 70803
(225) 578-3202
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Admissions

Overall acceptance rate
71%
Yield rate - overall
27%

Acceptance rate breakdown

Women
72%

Men
68%

Applicant breakdown

Total number of applicants
36,561

Women: 60%
Men: 40%

Cost & scholarships

Your estimated net cost
$ ? / year
In-state
$25,910
Out-of-state
$42,587

Average net cost after aid

Income
Average net cost

$0–30,000
$17,321

$30,001–48,000
$387

$48,001–75,000
$386

$75,001–110,000
$5,070,249

Over $110,000
$13,101

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

How to apply

Accepts Common App
Test optional
Rec letters optional
Considers class rank
TOEFL required (international applicants)

Tests typically submitted

SAT: 12%

ACT: 88%
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Students

First-year enrolled students (full-time)
7,045
Student diversity
Low diversity
4-year graduation rate
39%

6-year graduation rate
65%

Retention rate
84%

Admission policy
Co-ed

International students
2%

Enrolled breakdown by gender

Women: 57%
Men: 43%

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

Offers graduate degree

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