#9 Best Public Universities in Louisiana

LSUS Tuition & Cost

Shreveport, Louisiana

 0 Reviews

How much does it cost to attend?

In State Louisiana Resident Sticker Price

In State Costs for Louisiana State University Shreveport
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$1,671
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $8,783
Other Expenses Budget$5,190

Out of State Resident Sticker Price

Out of State Costs for Louisiana State University Shreveport
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$1,671
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $8,783
Other Expenses Budget$5,190

In-State Tuition

In-state tuition at Louisiana State University Shreveport for undergraduate students residing in Louisiana is $5,656. Students will also need to budget for books and supplies, which typically amount to $1,300 annually. Other administrative or academic fees are $1,671 for the year. Additionally, students should plan an estimated $5,190 for other miscellaneous expenses throughout the year. In sum, residents attending Louisiana State University Shreveport full time should expect a total annual cost of $22,600.

Out-of-State Tuition

Undergraduate tuition at Louisiana State University Shreveport is $5,656 for out-of-state students. Additionally, out-of-state students are charged $1,300 for textbooks and educational resources, plus fees of $1,671. Students are advised to budget $5,190 for other expenses. When these costs are combined, annual out-of-state charges total $22,600. This figure is 0% higher than what Louisiana residents pay.

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

Net Price

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

The net price provides a more realistic estimate of the true cost of attending Louisiana State University Shreveport, 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 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

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 $282 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 $26,632
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.99%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $282.34
Total Interest Paid $7,249.22
Sum of All Loan Payments $33,881.22

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price

Year Louisiana Residents Non Residents
1 $22,600 $22,600
2 $24,182 $24,182
3 $25,875 $25,875
4 $27,686 $27,686

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 $90,400 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 7% annual increase over the next 4 years which is the national trend.

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

Costs for Similar Colleges 

Explore costs at colleges similar to LSUS

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