1146 Pleasant Hall,Baton Rouge, LA 70803 225-578-1175
http://www.lsu.edu admissions@lsu.edu
About Louisiana State University-Baton Rouge
  • Year of Foundation 1860
  • Size of Campus 2000 acre
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 25,705
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 51%, 49%, 15%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $3,968 in-state, $14,753 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $8,210
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee 40
  • Enrollment No. 23,057
LSU’s administration are the leaders of a University-wide endeavor known as the Flagship Agenda, which is a road map to guide the University toward an increased national presence by 2010.Our faculty are not only engaging in research that establishes new precedents across the sciences and humanities, they are also helping to produce graduates ready to tackle any future endeavor they wish to pursue. Just as important, the LSU staff manage nearly every aspect of the University, helping to ensure it achieves its goals of obtaining a larger national presence.The University offers an array of recreational activities. From museums and award-winning theater to leisure classes and distinguished orators, LSU offers entertainment for everyone.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 18
  • Number of frats 20
  • Number of honor societies Honorary Organizations Include: Alpha Delta Mu-social work, Alpha Epsilon Delta-premed, Alpha Lambda Delta-business, Alpha Pi Mu-industrial engineering, Beta Alpha Psi-accounting, Beta Beta Beta-biology, Chi Alpha Sigma-athletes, Chi Epsilon-civil engineer
  • Number of sororities 15
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Religious student organizations include: 220 Campus Ministry, Baptist Collegiate Ministry, Campus Crusade for Christ, Catholic Student Center, Chi Alpha Chritian Fellowship, Christian Student Center, Fellowship of Christian
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) International student organizations include: African and African American, Armenian, Bangladesh, Brazilian, Chinese, Indian, Korean, Malaysian, Native American, Turkish, Vietnamese, Ethiopian, Persian, and International; Ot
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 17%
  • Number of students in fraternities 20
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Fall Fest; Homecoming; Martin Luther King Day Celebration; Groovin' on the Grounds
  • Other on-campus organizations 1%
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Percent students who are frat members 10%
  • Distance to nearest airport Baton Rouge (10), New Orleans (70)
  • Distance to nearest train Hammond (45)
  • Distance to nearest bus Baton Rouge (10)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 54%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 90%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 25%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 18%
  • Number of students using college housing 23%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 2%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 55%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 1%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 62
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (36%), women's dorms (18%), men's dorms (12%), sorority housing, fraternity housing, apartments for married students (4%), apartment for single students (29%), special housing for disabled students (1%)
Campus Services
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 25
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Microforms 6,663,531
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 12,000
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 1,000
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 26,162
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 0
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books 82,714
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 10
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities Hill Memorial Library (houses Special Collections, rare book collections, university archives) Chemistry Library Design Resource Center Center for Oral History United States Civil War Center Natural History Collection
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 3,233,034
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Museums Museum of Natural History Museum of Natural Science Rural Life Museum U.S. Civil War Center Museum of Art (recently moved downtown to Shaw Arts Center)
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Subscriptions 58,918
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
Student Employment and Career
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 2,200
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Deloitte & Touche Chevron East Baton Rouge Parish School System Albermarle Cajun Constructors Ernst & Young ExxonMobil Halliburton International Paper KPMG LLP Shell Dow Chemical Louisiana State University PricewaterhouseCoopers U.S. Army
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Southern University A&M College)
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 25%
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis