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LSUS Tuition & Cost

Shreveport, Louisiana

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Louisiana Resident Sticker Price
$22,364
In State Costs for Louisiana State University Shreveport
Fee Cost
Tuition$5,656
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$1,504
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $8,744
Other Expenses Budget$5,160
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$22,364
Out of State Costs for Louisiana State University Shreveport
Fee Cost
Tuition$5,656
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$1,504
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $8,744
Other Expenses Budget$5,160

Residents of Louisiana pay an annual total price of $22,364 to attend Louisiana State University Shreveport on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $5,656 for tuition, $1,300 for books and supplies and $1,504 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $22,364 which is 0% higher than Louisiana residents. The tuition charge is $5,656 while books and supplies are $1,300 and other fees come in at $1,504.

All price data is sourced from the 2020/2021 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Louisiana State University Shreveport when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
$8,676
Net Price by Income Louisiana State University Shreveport
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$7,171
$30,001 to $48,000$8,295
$48,001 to $75,000$11,179
$75,001 to $110,000$12,489
$110,000+$12,039

The average reported annual net price for Louisiana State University Shreveport for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $8,676 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

Costs for Similar Colleges

Financial Aid

95% of full-time undergrad Louisiana State University Shreveport received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $10,090 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 24% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $4,640.

Finanical Aid Louisiana State University Shreveport
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $10,090 95%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $4,179 77%
Pell Grants $5,084 48%
Other Federal Grants $1,250 1%
State and Local Grants $4,589 78%
Federal Student Loans $4,640 24%
Other Student Loans $0 0%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Louisiana State University Shreveport, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $26,632. The loan balance of $26,632 is a four year multiple of the $6,658 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 $254 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 2.75%.

Example Loan $26,632
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $254.10
Total Interest Paid $3,859.84
Sum of All Loan Payments $30,491.84

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$89,456
Year Louisiana Residents Non Residents
1 $22,364 $22,364
2 $22,385 $22,385
3 $22,405 $22,405
4 $22,426 $22,426

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Louisiana State University Shreveport to be $89,456 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 0.1% 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 Shreveport
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Out of State Residents $236 $708 $944

Estimated cost for a class at Louisiana State University Shreveport 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 Shreveport versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

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

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=159416 IPEDS survey data for Louisiana State University Shreveport.