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Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

29,451 Students

74% Admitted

  • 30,861 full time
  • 2,798 part time
  • 13,188 men full time
  • 13,463 women full time
  • 18,214 applied
  • 13,148 admitted
  • 5,482 enrolled

25,444 Undergraduates

$8,038 Tuition/Year

  • 5,766 Graduates
  • 515 Non-Degree
  • $8,038 in state
  • $2,776 fees
  • $11,830 room & board
  • $1,160 books and supplies

At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Southeast Mid-size city
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
School Mascot: Fighting Tigers
School Colors: Purple and gold
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Megan from Port Allen, LA
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  • This college is a lot of fun and offers many programs and clubs. They have a great student outreach program and have many events for students. There are many…

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  • Michael from Tucker, GA
  • 0
  • LSU is a huge, diverse university with tons of tradition and school pride. From academics, to football, to student groups and Greek life, LSU has something for everyone. …

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Mission Statement

As the flagship institution of Louisiana, the vision of Louisiana State University is to be a leading research-extensive university, while challenging undergraduate and graduate students to achieve the highest levels of intellectual and personal development.

Designated as both a land-grant and sea-grant institution, the mission of LSU is the generation, preservation, dissemination, and application of knowledge and cultivation of the arts. In implementing its mission, LSU is committed to the following:

-offer a broad array of undergraduate degree programs and extensive graduate research opportunities designated to attract and educate highly qualified undergraduate and graduate students

-employ faculty who are excellent teacher-scholars, nationally competitive in research and creative activities, and who contribute to a world-class knowledge base that is transferrable to educational, professional, cultural, and economic enterprises

-use extensive resources to solve economic, environmental, and social challenges.

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College
  • Located in 1146 Pleasant Hall, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Public
  • 29,451 students enrolled
  • 74% admitted
  • $8,038 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Kalei from Spring, TX
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Louisiana. Football. Gumbo. What's not to like? You're going to be treated like family no matter what.

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  • 5
  • Dallas from Maryville, TN
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I toured this campus last summer, and not only is it beautiful, but it's convenient to the city and has amazing safety measures. The dorms are wonderful.

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  • 5
  • Rachel from Lake Charles, LA
  • I am a current student here

    I didn't feel like I fit in at first but after my first week I started joining clubs and making friends in my classes. At after my first LSU football game, I was hooked.

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