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
14,833 (13,902 undergraduates)
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Full ride scholarship available

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2015-16 Accepted: 77%
4 Year Graduation Rate: 38%
5 Year Graduation Rate: 60%
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FINANCES

Total Expenses In-State: $28,934
Total Expenses Out-of-State: $45,611
Average Net Price 14-15: $13,552
Freshman Non-Federal Loans: 2%
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75th PERCENTILE TEST SCORES

SAT CR: 620
SAT Math: 640
ACT: 28
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COMMON DATA SET

Percent Freshman not in top quarter of class: 49%
Percent Freshman with GPA <3.50: 48%
Percent of Freshman Need Met: 71.4%
Percent of Non-Need Freshman Receiving Awards: 17.3%
Average Freshman Non-Need Award: $4,824

Class Schedule: Yes
Shows Class Capacity: Yes
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Athletics

NCAA D1, Southeastern Conference

LSU athletic teams

Reasons to consider LSU (learn more):

Ogden Honors College
First Year Experiences
Coastal Sustainability Studio
Digital media Initiative
Center for Energy Studies
Center for BioModular Multi-Scale Systems
Reilly Center for Media and Public Affairs
Coastal Ecology Institute
Center for Geoinformatics
Center for Secure Cyberspace
Wetland Biochemistry Institute
Hazardous Substance Research CenterSave

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