Public school in Louisiana with 13,300 total undergraduate students

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Admissions

Admissions stats

Applicants & acceptance rate

Overall acceptance rate
90%
Women
90%

Men
88%

Total number of applicants
4,328
Women: 61%
Men: 39%

Accepted students who attend

Yield rate - overall
69%

Cost & scholarships

Your estimated net cost
$ ? / year
In-state
$22,689
Out-of-state
$35,167

Average net cost after aid

Income
Average net cost
$0–30,000
$9,938

$30,001–48,000
$10,822

$48,001–75,000
$13,274

$75,001–110,000
$14,951

Over $110,000
$14,599

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Applications

Application requirements

Accepts Common App
No

Considers class rank
No

Recommendation letters
Not used

TOEFL Policy (International Applicants)
Required

SAT/ACT Testing policy
Required

Which tests students typically submit

SAT: 0%
ACT: 100%
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Students

Enrolled student statistics

Enrolled students

First-year students (full-time)
2,011
Admission policy
Co-ed
Enrolled women:
61%
Enrolled men:
39%
6-year graduation rate
40%
20%
40%
60%
80%
100%
4 years
6 years
Retention rate
67%

Student diversity

Moderately diverse
International students
1%
Race & ethnicity diversity among domestic students
Asian and Pacific Islander: 1%
Black: 19%
Hispanic: 7%
Native American: 0%
Other: 10%
White: 62%

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 and Careers

Special focus
None

Has medical school
No

Housing

Commuter College
Yes

On campus housing
Yes

Sports

D1 Football
No

Football conference
Southland Conference

D1 Basketball
Yes

Basketball conference
Southland Conference

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Location

548 Ned McGehee Ave.
Hammond, LA 70402
Campus Setting
Urban

Region
Southeast

Campus culture

Religious Affilliation
None

HBCU
No

Contact information

(985) 549-2000
548 Ned McGehee Ave.
Hammond, LA 70402