Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College Graduate School

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (referred to as LSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Baton Rouge, LA.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of LSU is $13,027 for Louisiana residents and $29,962 for out-of-state students. The school has 6,396 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 37,348 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.
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 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of LSU is $13,027 for Louisiana residents and $29,962 for out-of-state students. The school has 6,396 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 37,348 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 246 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 41 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$29,962
$13,027 for Louisiana Residents
Student Population6,396
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs246 graduate programs
(41 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio22 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at LSU is $13,027 for Louisiana residents and $29,962 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $546 for Louisiana residents and $1,196 for out-of-state students.
LSU offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Louisiana Residents$13,027
Out-of-State$29,962
Tuition per Credit Hour
Louisiana Residents$546
Out-of-State$1,196
LSU 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)41 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College is $13,027 for Louisiana residents and $29,962 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are decreased by -0.01% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
Louisiana ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
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
2022-2023$9,132$3,895$9,132$20,830
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 $19,499 and the Louisiana graduate tuition is $18,915 (public) / $18,393 (private).
The following 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$13,027$29,962
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
Louisiana Graduate Schools$12,590$18,660
Public$9,834$18,915
Private$18,393
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $21,840 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at LSU.
On-campus living costs are increased by 4.80% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $23,298. Off-campus living costs are increased by 2.12% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
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
2022-2023$13,956$7,884$15,414$7,884
For academic year 2022-2023, 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.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Louisiana ResidentsOut-of-State
2018-2019$546$1,196
2019-2020$546$1,196
2020-2021$546$1,196
2021-2022$546$1,196
2022-2023$546$1,196
The law school tuition at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College is $23,665 for Louisiana residents and $39,105 for out-of-state students for academic year 2022-2023.
The following table shows the tuition & fees for law school at LSU.
2022-2023 Law School/Medical School Tuition at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College
Louisiana ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Veterinary Medicine$24,128$3,293$24,128$32,393
Law$19,750$3,915$19,750$19,355

Graduate Programs at LSU

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College offers 172 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, 2,795 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 Degree81161,821
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship560321
Doctor's degree - other20298
Post Bachelor's Degree4292
Post Master's Degree2911263
Total172292,795
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 92 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Social Work program with 445 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Law program with 200 completers.
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College offers 172 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 2,795 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 1,821 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 298 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 92 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 263 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 34 completers-
Agricultural Economics4-
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture10-
Agricultural and Extension Education Services5-
Animal Sciences2-
Food Science13-
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] (1 completers) 27 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation11-
Environmental Science16-
Architecture [+] 6 completers-
Architecture--
Landscape Architecture--
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology6-
Communication and Journalism [+] 26 completers$33,200
Speech Communication and Rhetoric5$33,200
Mass Communication/Media Studies21-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 27 completers-
Computer Science21-
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation6-
Education [+] (3 completers) 222 completers-
Education124-
Curriculum and Instruction11-
Educational Leadership and Administration36-
Special Education and Teaching3-
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented--
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services13-
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching-$41,500
Elementary Education and Teaching4-
Secondary Education and Teaching14-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching17-
Engineering [+] (3 completers) 57 completers-
Agricultural Engineering1-
Chemical Engineering5-
Civil Engineering16-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering11-
Engineering Science3-
Mechanical Engineering6-
Ocean Engineering1-
Petroleum Engineering11-
Construction Engineering--
Industrial Engineering3-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 5 completers-
French Language and Literature2-
Spanish Language and Literature3-
Work and Family Studies [+] 11 completers-
Human Development and Family Studies8-
Apparel and Textiles3-
English Language and Literature [+] 12 completers-
English Language and Literature5-
Creative Writing7-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] (1 completers) 13 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies13-
Library Science [+] (1 completers) 91 completers-
Library and Information Science91-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 16 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences3-
Biochemistry--
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology8-
Entomology5-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 16 completers-
Mathematics12-
Statistics4-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 14 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences5-
Sustainability Studies9-
Geography and Environmental Studies--
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] (1 completers) 28 completers-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management28-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 5 completers-
Philosophy5-
Physical Sciences [+] 35 completers-
Chemistry10-
Geology/Earth Science7-
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical15-
Physics3-
Psychology [+] 18 completers-
Psychology18-
Human Services [+] (2 completers) 467 completers-
Public Administration22-
Social Work445-
Social Sciences [+] 35 completers-
Anthropology10-
Economics--
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics11-
Geography6-
Political Science and Government6-
Sociology2-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 61 completers-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts9-
Fine/Studio Arts14-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation2-
Music Performance36-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 47 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist35-
Athletic Training/Trainer--
Medical Scientist8-
Health/Medical Physics4-
Business [+] (4 completers) 546 completers-
Business Administration and Management280$35,100
Accounting30-
Finance9-
Human Resources Development167-
Management Science21-
Construction Management39-
History [+] 2 completers-
History2-
Total1,821
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 29 completers-
Agricultural Economics1-
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture10-
Agricultural and Extension Education Services9-
Animal Sciences2-
Food Science7-
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 8 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation7-
Environmental Science1-
Communication and Journalism [+] 7 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric2-
Communication and Media Studies (other)5-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 11 completers-
Computer Science11-
Education [+] 31 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction9-
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching1-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching5-
Education (other)16-
Engineering [+] 60 completers-
Chemical Engineering8-
Civil Engineering14-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering15-
Engineering Science8-
Mechanical Engineering10-
Petroleum Engineering2-
Construction Engineering1-
Industrial Engineering1-
Biological/Biosystems Engineering1-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 2 completers-
Comparative Literature--
French Language and Literature2-
Work and Family Studies [+] --
Apparel and Textiles--
English Language and Literature [+] 8 completers-
English Language and Literature8-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 17 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences11-
Biochemistry1-
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology2-
Entomology3-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 14 completers-
Mathematics14-
Statistics--
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] --
Geography and Environmental Studies--
Physical Sciences [+] 39 completers-
Chemistry18-
Geology/Earth Science2-
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical6-
Physics13-
Psychology [+] 15 completers-
Psychology15-
Human Services [+] 1 completers-
Social Work1-
Social Sciences [+] 23 completers-
Anthropology--
Economics--
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics2-
Geography4-
Political Science and Government6-
Sociology11-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 24 completers-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts2-
Music6-
Music Performance16-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 11 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist2-
Medical Scientist9-
Business [+] 13 completers-
Business Administration and Management8-
Accounting4-
Human Resources Development1-
History [+] 7 completers-
History7-
Total321
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 98 completers-
Veterinary Medicine98-
Legal Studies [+] 200 completers-
Law200-
Total298
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] --
Secondary Education and Teaching--
Engineering [+] --
Petroleum Engineering--
Business [+] 92 completers-
Construction Management92-
Total92
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] (1 completers) 9 completers-
Environmental Science9-
Education [+] 13 completers-
Education13-
Work and Family Studies [+] --
Human Development and Family Studies--
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 1 completers-
Mathematics1-
Social Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics7-
Business [+] 67 completers-
Human Resources Development1-
Management Science66-
Total263

Graduate Student Population at LSU

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 6,396 students enrolled into Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College graduate schools where it has total 37,348 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 4,556 full-time and 1,840 part-time graduate students. By gender, 2,498 male and 3,898 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
Total6,3962,4983,898
Full-time4,5561,7632,793
Part-tme1,8407351,105
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 3,600 White (56.29%), 858 Black/African American (13.41%), 379 Hispanic (5.93%), 150 Asian (2.35%), and 1,409 students with other races. 1,065 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total6,3962,4983,898
American Indian/Native American20812
Asian1506981
Black/African American858240618
Hispanic379154225
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander743
White3,6001,3392,261
Two More15449105
Un-Known16351112
Non-resident Alien1,065584481
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 2,026 graduate students (31.68% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 796 graduate students (12.45% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total6,396
Enrolled Online Exclusively2,026
Enrolled Some Online Courses796
Not in Online Courses3,574
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College. 2,021 students are aged 20 to 24 (31.60% of total students), 1 students are aged below 20 (0.02%), 231 students are aged above 50 (3.61%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total6,3962,4983,898
Age 18-19110
Age 20-2116942127
Age 22-241,8525941,258
Age 25-291,9738381,135
Age 30-341,065508557
Age 35-39537225312
Age 40-49568205363
Age 50-6421275137
Over 6419109

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