#8 Best Public Universities in Louisiana

LSUA Tuition & Cost

Alexandria, Louisiana

 0 Reviews

How much does it cost to attend?

In District Louisiana Resident Sticker Price

In District Costs for Louisiana State University Alexandria
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,220
Other Fees$1,990
Room and Board $9,500
Other Expenses Budget$3,332

In State Louisiana Resident Sticker Price

In State Costs for Louisiana State University Alexandria
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,220
Other Fees$1,990
Room and Board $9,500
Other Expenses Budget$3,332

In-District Tuition

The tuition for in-district Louisiana residents (local residents) attending Louisiana State University Alexandria is $4,894 per academic year. Room and board fees total $9,500. Additionally, books and supplies typically cost $1,220 plus the school charges $1,990 in other fees. In total, students should budget for an annual total cost of $20,936 to attend Louisiana State University Alexandria.

All price data is sourced from the 2021/2022 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

The average reported annual net price for Louisiana State University Alexandria for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $7,302 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

The net price provides a more realistic estimate of the true cost of attending Louisiana State University Alexandria, once common grants and scholarships have been taken into account. It's important to note that this net price can fluctuate based on factors such as family income and individual financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020

Net Price by Income Louisiana State University Alexandria
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$5,862
$30,001 to $48,000$6,266
$48,001 to $75,000$7,474
$75,001 to $110,000$10,219

Financial Aid

94% of full-time undergrad Louisiana State University Alexandria received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $7,002 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 41% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,780 and 4% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $5,809.

Finanical Aid Louisiana State University Alexandria
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $7,002 94%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $1,319 48%
Pell Grants $4,737 52%
Other Federal Grants $1,343 73%
State and Local Grants $4,432 54%
Federal Student Loans $5,780 41%
Other Student Loans $5,809 4%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Louisiana State University Alexandria, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $28,216. The loan balance of $28,216 is a four year multiple of the $7,054 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $299 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 4.99%.

Example Loan $28,216
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.99%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $299.14
Total Interest Paid $7,680.39
Sum of All Loan Payments $35,896.39

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price

Year Louisiana Residents Non Residents
1 $20,937 $21,026
2 $20,938 $21,027
3 $20,939 $21,028
4 $20,940 $21,029

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Louisiana State University Alexandria to be $83,748 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 0% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Louisiana State University Alexandria
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Louisiana Residents $287 $861 $1,148
Out of State Residents $590 $1,770 $2,360

Estimated cost for a class at Louisiana State University Alexandria based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Louisiana State University Alexandria versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Louisiana State University Alexandria Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Costs for Similar Colleges 

Explore costs at colleges similar to LSUA

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=159382 IPEDS survey data for Louisiana State University Alexandria.