Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College

General Information

Website www.lsu.edu
Address 156 Thomas Boyd Hall
City Baton Rouge
State LA
Zip 70803-2750
Locale City: Midsize

Student Success Highlights

Retention Rate
First-year retention rate 83%
Graduation Rate
Four-year graduation rate 38.0%
Five-year graduation rate 59.3%
Six-year graduation rate 64.2%
Transfer-Out Rate
% of students who transfer out -

College Characteristics

Sector Public
Carnegie Classification Research Very High
Size: Number of Undergraduates 25,444
Endowment Assets $529,053,674
Minority-Serving Institution Not Applicable
Accrediting Agency -
Net Price Calculator Website www.lsu.edu/financialaid/cost/net_price_calculator.php
% Undergraduates Taking Any Distance Education 25%

Admissions and Price

Average High School GPA Among College Freshmen 3.43
Admission Test Scores Policy Required
Median SAT Verbal 560 (25th - 75th percentile = 500 - 620)
Median SAT Math 570 (25th - 75th percentile = 510 - 630)
Median SAT Writing -
Median ACT Composite 25.5 (25th - 75th percentile = 23 - 28)
Median ACT Writing -
Percent Admitted 76.4%
In-State Tuition and Fees $10,814
Out-of-State Tuition and Fees $27,491
Total Price for In-State Students Living on Campus $28,934
Average Net Price After Grants $19,224
Average Freshmen Student Loan (all sources) $7,141
Median earnings 10 years after entry $50,100
Median debt of completers $21,000
Federal Loan Default Rate 3.9%

Student Characteristics

% Pell Recipients Among Freshman 23.2%
% Underrepresented Minority 18.6%
% Black 12.2%
% Latino 6.1%
% Native American 0.3%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.1%
% Asian 4.2%
% White 72.2%
% Two or More Races 2.1%
% Other 2.8%
% Noresident Aliens 2.3%
% Female 52.4%
% Male 47.6%
% Age 25 and Over 4.0%
% Part-time 11.1%