Louisiana State University Comparison

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Louisiana State University
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Location Baton Rouge, LA
Setting Rural Fringe
Students 30,983
Type Public 4 Year
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit


Tuition (In State) $8,038
Tuition (Out of State) $8,038
Room & Board $12,276
Avg Net Price $18,143
Avg Grant Aid $12,989
% Receiving Grant Aid 93%

Admission and Academics

Acceptance Rate 74.6%
Avg High School GPA 3.45
Admissions Standards Difficult
Applicant Competition
ACT Range 23/29
SAT Range 1080/1310
Application Deadline Apr 15, 2020


Graduation Rate 60%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $56,900
Making Student Loan Payments 67%
Median Student Loan Debt $20,900
Median Loan Payment $216
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov IPEDS and College Scorecard https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/