Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College Graduate Schools

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (referred to as LSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Baton Rouge, LA. It is classified as a Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College is $13,031 for Louisiana residents and $29,966 for out-of-state students. The school has 6,460 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 34,285 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (referred to as LSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Baton Rouge, LA. It is classified as a Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (7/1/1913 - Current[Estimated Date]).
LSU Directory Information
School NameLouisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (LSU)
Address156 Thomas Boyd Hall, Baton Rouge, LA 70803-2750
Phone225-578-3202
Webhttps://www.lsu.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.lsu.edu/admission/apply.php
Financial Infohttps://www.lsu.edu/financialaid/index.php
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College is $13,031 for Louisiana residents and $29,966 for out-of-state students. The school has 6,460 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 34,285 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 228 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 17 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$29,966
$13,031 for Louisiana Residents
Student Population6,460
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs228 graduate programs
(17 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio22 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College is $13,031 for Louisiana residents and $29,966 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $546 for Louisiana residents and $1,196 for out-of-state students.
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College offers the alternative tuition plans.
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)17 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College is $13,031 for Louisiana residents and $29,966 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are decreased by -0.01% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Louisiana ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$9,132$3,315$9,132$20,250
2018-2019$9,132$3,891$9,132$20,826
2019-2020$9,132$3,903$9,132$20,838
2020-2021$9,132$3,903$9,132$20,838
2021-2022$9,132$3,899$9,132$20,834
The graduate school tuition & fees of LSU is expensive compared to public graduate schools in Louisiana. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Louisiana graduate tuition is $19,282 (public) / $19,658 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College$13,031$29,966
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Louisiana Graduate Schools$12,584$19,368
Public$9,823$19,282
Private$19,658
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $20,840 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College. On-campus living costs are increased by 2.19% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $22,814. Off-campus living costs are increased by 2.02% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$11,750$5,420$16,012$5,420
2018-2019$11,830$5,420$16,288$5,420
2019-2020$12,276$7,686$14,510$7,686
2020-2021$12,708$7,686$14,676$7,686
2021-2022$13,154$7,686$15,128$7,686
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $546 for Louisiana residents and $1,196 for other students at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Louisiana ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$515$1,166
2018-2019$546$1,196
2019-2020$546$1,196
2020-2021$546$1,196
2021-2022$546$1,196
The law school tuition at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College is $23,699 for Louisiana residents and $39,169 for out-of-state students for academic year 2021-2022. Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College.
2021-2022 Law School/Medical School Tuition at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College
Louisiana ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Veterinary Medicine$24,128$3,297$24,128$32,397
Law$19,750$3,949$19,750$19,419

Graduate Programs at LSU

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College offers 164 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 2,109 students have completed their study at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College.
Offered Degrees at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree79161,297
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship550347
Doctor's degree - other20254
Post Bachelor's Degree3081
Post Master's Degree250130
Total164162,109
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Construction Management program with 102 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Social Work program with 319 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Law program with 174 completers.
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College offers 164 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 2,109 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 1,297 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 254 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 81 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 130 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] (1 completers) 24 completers-
Agricultural Economics2-
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture6-
Agricultural and Extension Education Services5-
Animal Sciences5-
Food Science6-
0-
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] (1 completers) 18 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation14-
Environmental Science4-
Architecture [+] 6 completers-
Architecture6-
Landscape Architecture0-
Communication and Journalism [+] 22 completers$33,200
Speech Communication and Rhetoric5$33,200
Mass Communication/Media Studies17-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 25 completers-
Computer Science22-
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation3-
Education [+] (4 completers) 165 completers-
Education37-
Curriculum and Instruction9-
Educational Leadership and Administration13-
Special Education and Teaching0-
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented3-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services16-
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching13$41,500
Elementary Education and Teaching13-
Secondary Education and Teaching9-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching52-
Engineering [+] (2 completers) 50 completers-
Agricultural Engineering2-
Chemical Engineering1-
Civil Engineering14-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering4-
Engineering Science5-
Mechanical Engineering4-
Ocean Engineering3-
Petroleum Engineering10-
Industrial Engineering7-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 9 completers-
French Language and Literature2-
Spanish Language and Literature7-
Work and Family Studies [+] 2 completers-
Human Development and Family Studies0-
Apparel and Textiles2-
English Language and Literature [+] 15 completers-
English Language and Literature8-
Creative Writing7-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] (1 completers) 9 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies9-
Library Science [+] (1 completers) 43 completers-
Library and Information Science43-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 14 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences2-
Biochemistry1-
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology3-
Entomology8-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 18 completers-
Mathematics6-
Statistics12-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 9 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences3-
Sustainability Studies6-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 0 completers-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management0-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 6 completers-
Philosophy6-
Physical Sciences [+] 19 completers-
Chemistry0-
Geology/Earth Science8-
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical8-
Physics3-
Psychology [+] 10 completers-
Psychology10-
Human Services [+] (2 completers) 338 completers-
Public Administration19-
Social Work319-
Social Sciences [+] 23 completers-
Anthropology8-
Economics0-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics0-
Geography5-
Political Science and Government5-
Sociology5-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 61 completers-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts9-
Fine/Studio Arts7-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation7-
Music Performance38-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 49 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist41-
Athletic Training/Trainer0-
Medical Scientist2-
Health/Medical Physics6-
Business [+] (4 completers) 357 completers-
Business Administration and Management169$35,100
Accounting34-
Finance4-
Human Resources Development88-
Management Science36-
Construction Management26-
History [+] 5 completers-
History5-
Total1,297
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 23 completers-
Agricultural Economics1-
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture7-
Agricultural and Extension Education Services4-
Animal Sciences1-
Food Science10-
0-
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 6 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation3-
Environmental Science3-
Communication and Journalism [+] 9 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric7-
Communication and Media Studies (other)2-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 8 completers-
Computer Science8-
Education [+] 30 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction10-
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching3-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching3-
Education (other)14-
Engineering [+] 56 completers-
Chemical Engineering11-
Civil Engineering9-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering14-
Engineering Science9-
Mechanical Engineering6-
Petroleum Engineering6-
Industrial Engineering0-
Biological/Biosystems Engineering1-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 5 completers-
Comparative Literature3-
French Language and Literature2-
Work and Family Studies [+] 1 completers-
Apparel and Textiles1-
English Language and Literature [+] 11 completers-
English Language and Literature11-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 23 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences15-
Biochemistry3-
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology2-
Entomology3-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 5 completers-
Mathematics5-
Statistics0-
Physical Sciences [+] 55 completers-
Chemistry21-
Geology/Earth Science4-
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical8-
Physics22-
Psychology [+] 20 completers-
Psychology20-
Human Services [+] 4 completers-
Social Work4-
Social Sciences [+] 30 completers-
Anthropology0-
Economics0-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics7-
Geography9-
Political Science and Government3-
Sociology11-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 32 completers-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts1-
Music13-
Music Performance18-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 13 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist1-
Medical Scientist12-
Business [+] 10 completers-
Business Administration and Management10-
Accounting0-
Human Resources Development0-
History [+] 5 completers-
History5-
Total347
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 88 completers-
88-
Legal Studies [+] 166 completers-
Law166-
Total254
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Work and Family Studies [+] 0 completers-
Facilities Planning and Management0-
Library Science [+] 1 completers-
Library and Archives Assisting1-
Business [+] 80 completers-
Construction Management80-
Total81
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 0 completers-
0-
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 5 completers-
Environmental Science0-
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management5-
Communication and Journalism [+] 7 completers-
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication (other)7-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Cloud Computing0-
Education [+] 26 completers-
Education15-
Urban Education and Leadership10-
Educational/Instructional Technology0-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching1-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)0-
Engineering [+] 2 completers-
Materials Engineering2-
Work and Family Studies [+] 0 completers-
Human Development and Family Studies0-
Legal Studies [+] 17 completers-
Advanced Legal Research/Studies11-
Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law6-
Library Science [+] 23 completers-
Children and Youth Library Services5-
Archives/Archival Administration18-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 2 completers-
Mathematics2-
Physical Sciences [+] 1 completers-
0-
Geophysics and Seismology1-
Social Sciences [+] 12 completers-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics3-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography9-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Behavioral Aspects of Health1-
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)4-
Business [+] 30 completers-
Human Resources Development1-
Management Science29-
Total130

Graduate Student Population at LSU

For academic year 2021-2022, total 6,460 students enrolled into Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College graduate schools where it has total 34,285 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 4,594 full-time and 1,866 part-time graduate students. By gender, 2,680 male and 3,780 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total6,4602,6803,780
Full-time4,5941,8902,704
Part-tme1,8667901,076
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 3,752 White (58.08%), 861 Black/African American (13.33%), 388 Hispanic (6.01%), 148 Asian (2.29%), and 1,311 students with other races. 950 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total6,4602,6803,780
American Indian/Native American18711
Asian1486286
Black/African American861250611
Hispanic388162226
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander1147
White3,7521,5352,217
Two More1203684
Un-Known21270142
Non-resident Alien950554396
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,765 graduate students (27.32% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 2,530 graduate students (39.16% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total6,460
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,765
Enrolled Some Online Courses2,530
Not in Online Courses2,165
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College. 1,973 students are aged 20 to 24 (30.54% of total students), 189 students are aged above 50 (2.93%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total6,4602,6803,780
Age 20-211273097
Age 22-241,8466511,195
Age 25-292,0878971,190
Age 30-341,073527546
Age 35-39588258330
Age 40-49550234316
Age 50-6417472102
Over 6415114

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