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 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 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College is $12,447 for Louisiana residents and $13,035 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 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.
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (7/1/1913 - Current[Estimated Date]).
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical CollegeDirectory Information
School NameLouisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (referred to as 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 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College is $12,447 for Louisiana residents and $13,035 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 2020 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$13,035
$12,447 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 $12,447 for Louisiana residents and $13,035 for out-of-state students for academic year 2019-2020. 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 2020 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Louisiana Residents$12,447
Out-of-State$13,035
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 Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College 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

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College 2020 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the graduate school tuition & fees of Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College is $12,447 for Louisiana residents and $13,035 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 0.04% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & fees at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College
Louisiana ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2015-2016$8,813$2,141$8,813$19,395
2016-2017$9,132$2,755$9,132$19,690
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
For academic year 2019-2020, the living costs are $19,962 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 15.72% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $22,196. Off-campus living costs are increased by 2.25% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Living Costs at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2015-2016$11,200$3,336$16,008$3,920
2016-2017$11,540$5,420$15,772$5,420
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
For academic year 2019-2020, 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.
2019-2020 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College
Louisiana ResidentsOut-of-State
2015-2016$439$1,102
2016-2017$485$1,136
2017-2018$515$1,166
2018-2019$546$1,196
2019-2020$546$1,196
The law school tuition at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College is $23,703 for Louisiana residents and $39,143 for out-of-state students for academic year 2019-2020. Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College.
2019-2020 Law School/Medical School Tuition at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College
Louisiana ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Veterinary Medicine$24,128$3,301$24,128$32,401
Law$19,750$3,953$19,750$19,393

Graduate Programs at LSU

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College offers 156 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate. 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

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College offers 156 programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 1,914 students have completed their 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 2019-2020, total 5,750 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 4,444 full-time and 1,306 part-time students. By gender, 2,506 male and 3,244 female students are attending Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status for Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,7502,5063,244
Full-time4,4441,9402,504
Part-tme1,306566740
Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College.
There are 3,216 White (55.93%), 680 Black/African American (11.83%), 350 Hispanic (6.09%), 150 Asian (2.61%), and 1,354 students with other races. 1,096 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,7502,5063,244
American Indian/Native American1349
Asian1506288
Black/African American680183497
Hispanic350150200
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander523
White3,2161,3651,851
Two More742648
Un-Known1667294
Non-resident Alien1,096642454
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 961 graduate students (16.71% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 281 graduate students (4.89% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College.
Distance Learning Student Population at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College
Number of Students
Total5,750
Enrolled Online Exclusively961
Enrolled Some Online Courses281
Not in Online Courses4,508
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College. 1,771 students are aged 20 to 24 (30.80% of total students), 1 students are aged below 20 (0.02%), 132 students are aged above 50 (2.30%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College.
Graduate Student Population By Age at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,7502,5063,244
Age 18-19101
Age 20-211052778
Age 22-241,6666041,062
Age 25-291,9829311,051
Age 30-34958478480
Age 35-39524239285
Age 40-49382173209
Age 50-641204674
Over 641284

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