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 5,750 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 30,983 including undergraduate students.

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College 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://sites01.lsu.edu/wp/admissions/become-a-tiger-2/apply
Financial Infohttps://sites01.lsu.edu/wp/financialaid
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 5,750 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 30,983 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 157 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 17 programs are available online classes.
LSU Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$29,966
$13,031 for Louisiana Residents
Student Population5,750
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs157 graduate programs
(17 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio20 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 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.
LSU 2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Louisiana Residents$13,031
Out-of-State$29,966
Tuition per Credit Hour
Louisiana Residents$546
Out-of-State$1,196
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 at LSU
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 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For 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: March 16, 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 $19,187 and the Louisiana graduate tuition is $18,461 (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$11,040$19,187
Public$11,040$20,146
Private$19,294
Louisiana Graduate Schools$9,815$18,894
Public$9,815$18,461
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 Costs
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

Graduate Programs at LSU

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College offers 156 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, 1,914 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 Degree77101,181
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship541299
Doctor's degree - other20250
Post Bachelor's Degree11102
Post Master's Degree22582
Total156171,914
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 Business Administration and Management program with 147 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Law program with 165 completers.
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College offers 156 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 1,914 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 1,181 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 250 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 102 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 82 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) 40 completers-
Agricultural Economics4-
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture16-
Agricultural and Extension Education Services4-
Animal Sciences6-
Food Science10-
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] (2 completers) 16 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation9-
Environmental Science7-
Architecture [+] 27 completers-
0-
Architecture7-
Landscape Architecture20-
Communication and Journalism [+] 18 completers$33,200
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0$33,200
Mass Communication/Media Studies18-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 24 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer Science24-
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation0-
Education [+] (6 completers) 282 completers-
Education56-
Curriculum and Instruction10-
Educational Leadership and Administration31-
Special Education and Teaching1-
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented6-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services16-
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching98$41,500
Elementary Education and Teaching12-
Secondary Education and Teaching14-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching38-
Engineering [+] (2 completers) 68 completers-
Engineering0-
Agricultural Engineering2-
Chemical Engineering2-
Civil Engineering11-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering19-
Engineering Science9-
Mechanical Engineering5-
Ocean Engineering1-
Petroleum Engineering14-
Industrial Engineering5-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 4 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
French Language and Literature1-
Spanish Language and Literature3-
Work and Family Studies [+] 3 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences1-
Human Development and Family Studies0-
Apparel and Textiles2-
English Language And Literature [+] 7 completers-
English Language and Literature3-
Creative Writing4-
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 2 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies2-
Library Science [+] (1 completers) 59 completers-
Library and Information Science59-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 15 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences2-
Biochemistry1-
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology5-
Entomology7-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 21 completers-
Mathematics14-
Statistics7-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 5 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences5-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 5 completers-
Philosophy5-
Physical Sciences [+] 35 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry4-
Geology/Earth Science11-
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical15-
Physics5-
Psychology [+] 13 completers-
Psychology13-
Human Services [+] 149 completers-
0-
Public Administration21-
Social Work128-
Social Sciences [+] 26 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology8-
Economics1-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics0-
Geography7-
Political Science and Government8-
Sociology2-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 49 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts1-
Fine/Studio Arts14-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation1-
Music Performance33-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 35 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist27-
Athletic Training/Trainer0-
Medical Scientist0-
Health/Medical Physics2-
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sciences6-
Business [+] (6 completers) 270 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management147$35,100
Accounting38-
Finance15-
Human Resources Development0-
Management Science41-
Construction Management29-
History [+] 7 completers-
History7-
Total1,181
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 17 completers-
Agricultural Economics2-
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture5-
Agricultural and Extension Education Services2-
Animal Sciences0-
Food Science8-
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 12 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation6-
Environmental Science6-
Communication and Journalism [+] 5 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric3-
Communication and Media Studies (other)2-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 8 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer Science8-
Education [+] 35 completers-
Education0-
Curriculum and Instruction10-
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching7-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching4-
Education (other)14-
Engineering [+] 51 completers-
Engineering0-
Chemical Engineering5-
Civil Engineering15-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering14-
Engineering Science5-
Mechanical Engineering11-
Petroleum Engineering1-
Biological/Biosystems Engineering0-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 9 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Linguistics1-
Comparative Literature4-
French Language and Literature4-
Work and Family Studies [+] 1 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences1-
Apparel and Textiles0-
English Language And Literature [+] 5 completers-
English Language and Literature5-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 27 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences14-
Biochemistry4-
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology4-
Entomology5-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 9 completers-
Mathematics9-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Physical Sciences [+] 45 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry21-
Geology/Earth Science5-
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical8-
Physics11-
Psychology [+] 15 completers-
Psychology15-
Human Services [+] (2 completers) 1 completers-
0-
Social Work1-
Social Sciences [+] 25 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology0-
Economics7-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics0-
Geography11-
Political Science and Government3-
Sociology4-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 20 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts2-
Music6-
Music Performance12-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist0-
Medical Scientist0-
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sciences3-
Business [+] 8 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management5-
Accounting3-
Human Resources Development0-
History [+] 3 completers-
History3-
Total299
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 85 completers-
Veterinary Medicine85-
Total250
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business [+] 102 completers-
Construction Management102-
Total102
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 0 completers-
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management0-
Communication and Journalism [+] 1 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication (other)1-
Education [+] (1 completers) 23 completers-
Education23-
Urban Education and Leadership0-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching0-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)0-
Engineering [+] 5 completers-
Engineering0-
Materials Engineering5-
Work and Family Studies [+] 2 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Human Development and Family Studies2-
Legal Studies [+] 14 completers-
Law0-
Advanced Legal Research/Studies10-
Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law4-
Library Science [+] (4 completers) 5 completers-
Library and Information Science0-
3-
Archives/Archival Administration2-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 0 completers-
Mathematics0-
Physical Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
0-
Geophysics and Seismology3-
Social Sciences [+] 9 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics3-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography6-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Behavioral Aspects of Health0-
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sciences0-
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)0-
Business [+] 20 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Human Resources Development1-
Management Science19-
Total82

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 30,983 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

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