OpenSite

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College

Louisiana State University and Agricultural &
Baton Rouge, LA 70803-2750
(225) 578-3202

Founded in 1860, Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College is a public, 4-year, research institution. Louisiana State University, which is near the center of the city, is in Baton Rouge, LA. It is the the third oldest biggest institution in the state of Louisiana. LSU offers subjects such as computer science and electrical engineering. Students are offered one certificate, 75 degrees at the bachelors level, 75 masters level degrees, and 56 degrees at the doctoral level by this big university. In 2010, 29,451 students pursued degrees from the 111 programs at Louisiana State University. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits it. This university is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Louisiana.

Admission

In 2010, 15,917 students applied for admission to LSU. It admitted more than two-thirds of the applicants or 10,983 students. Over half of the admitted students are women.

Admission

In 2010, 15,917 students applied for admission to LSU. It admitted more than two-thirds of the applicants or 10,983 students. Over half of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 69%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 69%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 69%

Student Demographics

In 2010, LSU had 29,451 students enrolled.

Student Demographics

In 2010, LSU had 29,451 students enrolled.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 14431
  • Total Enrolled Female: 15020
  • Undergraduate Male: 11606
  • Undergraduate Female: 12079
  • Graduate Male: 2825
  • Graduate Female: 2941

Faculty Demographics

Louisiana State University has 2,098 instructors. About 90% of faculty are full-time and about 9% of instructors are part-time. Nearly two-thirds of the instructors are male.

Faculty Demographics

Louisiana State University has 2,098 instructors. About 90% of faculty are full-time and about 9% of instructors are part-time. Nearly two-thirds of the instructors are male.

  • Male: 1358
  • Female: 740
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
Statistics