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Best Values in Colleges

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Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College (Baton Rouge, LA)


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Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College is ranked 73 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 11%
Applicants who took ACT 89%

SAT Verbal Score

700+7%
600-69924%
600+31%

SAT Math Score

700+8%
600-69933%
600+41%

ACT Score

30-3613%
24-2953%
24+66%

Students applied16,169
Students admitted12,326
Admission rate76%

Students per faculty23

4-year graduation rate36%
6-year graduation rate67%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$5,891
Fees$1,982
Room and board$10,804
Estimated book expense$1,500
Total cost$20,177

Cost after need-based aid$11,141
Cost after non-need-based aid$14,076

Average debt at graduation$20,125

Out of State

Tuition$23,808
Fees$1,982
Room and board$10,804
Estimated book expense$1,500
Total cost$38,094

Cost after need-based aid$29,058
Cost after non-need-based aid$31,993

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met70%
Average need-based aid$9,036
Average non-need-based aid$6,101

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment24,626

Full-Time

Men11,096
Women11,585

Part-Time

Men927
Women1,018

Freshmen retained83%

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. Copyright © 2013 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.

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