50-50 Profile: Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (LSU)

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Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (LSU) -Public
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
30,478 (24,923 undergraduates)
Does College Size Matter?
2012, 2013, 2014

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2013-14 Accepted: 76%
4 Year Graduation Rate: 38%
5 Year Graduation Rate: 62%
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Total Expenses In-State: $24,150
Total Expenses Out-of-State: $41,867
Average Net Price 12-13: $12,882
Freshman Non-Federal Loans: 2%
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SAT Critical Reading: 620
SAT Math: 630
ACT: 29
The Truth About Scholarships

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Percent Freshman not in top quarter of class: 46%
Percent Freshman with GPA <3.50: 51%
Percent of Freshman Need Met: 72.1%
Percent of Non-Need Freshman Receiving Awards: 15.7%
Average Freshman Non-Need Award: $3,188

Class Schedule: Yes
Shows Class Capacity: Yes
Student to Faculty Ratios: Should they be part of your college rankings?

NCAA D1, Southeast Conference

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Reasons to consider LSU (learn more):
Honors College
Chancellors Future Leaders in Research Program
Coastal Sustainability Studio
Digital media Initiative
Center for Energy Studies
Center for BioModular Multi-Scale Systems
Reilly Center for Media and Public Affairs
First Year Experiences
Coastal Ecology Institute
Center for Geoinformatics
Center for Secure Cyberspace
Wetland Biochemistry Institute
Hazardous Substance Research Center (HSRC)

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