Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$8,038

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$19,224

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

4.06%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

73.9%

17,907 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

30,861

85.2% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

65.5%

3,585 Graduates

About

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College is a higher education institution located in East Baton Rouge Parish, LA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College were Physical Education Teaching & Coaching (362 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (300 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (281 degrees).

In 2017, 6,799 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College. 54.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (4,909 degrees), 6.92 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (709 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College is $8,038, which is $-18,462 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College is $8,038, which is $-18,462 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,224.

In 2017, 73% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 39% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$8,038

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College was $8,038. The cost of tuition at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College is $-18,462 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

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Average Net Price

$19,224

2017 Value

27.4%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,224. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College grew by 27.4%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,656

Room and Board

$1,160

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College was of $13,656 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,160. The cost of room and board increased by 0.382% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 22.7% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

73%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

39%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

73% of undergraduate students at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, when 73% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

4.06%

2016 Default Rate

167

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College was 4.06%, which represents 167 out of the 4114 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College received 17,907 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 1.19% annual decline. Out of those 17,907 applicants, 13,236 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 73.9% acceptance rate.

There were 30,861 students enrolled at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College in 2017, and 8% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College has an overall enrollment yield of 37.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

73.9%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

13,236

Accepted Out of 17,907

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College was 73.9% (13,236 admissions from 17,907 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 76.4%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -1.19%, while admissions declined by -4.38%.

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SAT Scores

8%

Submission Percentage

374

Scores Submitted

8% of enrolled first-time students at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College has a total enrollment of 30,861 students. The full-time enrollment at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College is 26,289 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,572. This means that 85.2% of students enrolled at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 68.9% White, 12.2% Black or African American, 6.08% Hispanic or Latino, 3.95% Asian, 1.81% Two or More Races, 0.34% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.113% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (36.9%), followed by White Male (35.1%) and Black or African American Female (7.34%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (31.7%), followed by White Male (22.6%) and Black or African American Female (6.76%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

85.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 30,861 students. The full-time enrollment at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College is 26,289 and the part-time enrollment is 4,572. This means that 85.2% of students enrolled at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College are enrolled full-time compared with 78% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

83%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College was 83%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    21,248

  2. Black or African American

    3,772

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1,877

The enrolled student population at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College is 68.9% White, 12.2% Black or African American, 6.08% Hispanic or Latino, 3.95% Asian, 1.81% Two or More Races, 0.34% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.113% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 51.5% White, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.57% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 405 students (1.31%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 555 more women than men received degrees from Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College. The majority of degree recipients at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College are white (4,909 degrees awarded). There were 6.92 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (709 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College is Physical Education Teaching & Coaching (362 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (300 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (281 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Library Science (37 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (90 degrees), and Engineering (875 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College are Other managers (385,653 people), Software developers (372,980 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (320,884 people), Civil engineers (236,288 people), and Mechanical engineers (176,540 people).

The most specialized majors at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College are Library Science (37 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (90 degrees), Engineering (875 degrees), Agriculture (157 degrees), and Physical Sciences (182 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College are Surgeons, Dentists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, and Sales representatives of services, except advertising, insurance, financial services, and travel

The most specialized majors at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College are Library Science (37 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (90 degrees), Engineering (875 degrees), Agriculture (157 degrees), and Physical Sciences (182 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College are Architectural, engineering & related services (541,361 people), Computer Systems Design (435,768 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (325,047 people), Construction (295,526 people), and Electronic component & product manufacturing, n.e.c. (165,016 people).

The most specialized majors at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College are Library Science (37 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (90 degrees), Engineering (875 degrees), Agriculture (157 degrees), and Physical Sciences (182 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College was Physical Education Teaching & Coaching with 362 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 3,122

  2. 3,677

In 2017, 3,122 degrees were awarded to men at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College, which is 0.849 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (3,677).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 246 degrees were awarded to men at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.45 times more than the 170 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 284 degrees were awarded to women at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College in Physical Education Teaching & Coaching, which is 2.14 times more than the 133 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

38%

100% Completion Time

65%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 38% of students graduating from Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 65% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 67% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Doctoral Universities Carnegie Classification group.

Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (69.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College is Female and White (69.3% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.335% of graduates (12 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    4,909 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    709 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    344 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College is white (4,909 degrees awarded). There were 6.92 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (709 degrees).

0.677% of degree recipients (46 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    2,615 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    2,294 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    461 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College is white female (2,615 degrees awarded). There were 1.14 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (2,294 degrees).

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Operations

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College has an endowment valued at nearly $529M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.97M (0.373%), compared to the 5.91% average return ($16.9M on $287M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2017, Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College had a total expenditure of $1.13B. Of that $1.13B, they spent $459M on salaries and $1.13B on benefits.

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College employs 439 Professors, 316 Assistant professors, and 290 Associate professors. Most academics at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College are Male Professors (347), Male Associate professors(181), and Male Assistant professors (179).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College are: Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 884 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 851 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 593 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$529M

2017 Endowment

12.9%

growth from 2016

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College has an endowment valued at about $529M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College grew 12.9% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $243M higher than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $111M - Federal

  2. $56.7M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College received $111M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $56.7M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$459M

Salary Expenditure

$1.13B

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College had a total expenditure of $1.13B. Of that $1.13B, they spent $459M on salaries and $1.13B on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$459M

2017 Salaries

0.291%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College paid a median of $459M in salaries, which represents 40.7% of their overall expenditure ($1.13B) and a 0.291% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.63% decline from 2015 and a 3.59% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 215M (42.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$123M

Instructional Salaries

1,329

Number of Employees

In 2017, Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College paid a total of $123M to 1,329 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $146M (22.5%) for similar Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

439 Employees

Computer, Engineering, and Science

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

884 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College were Professor with 439 employees; Assistant professor with 316 employees; and Assistant professor with 290 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College were Computer, Engineering, and Science with 884 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 851 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 593 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College was Male Professor with 347 employees, Male Associate professor with 181 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 179 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College.

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