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Louisiana State University--Baton Rouge

Tuition & Aid
Bottom line

LSU, as part of the Louisiana State University System, is especially attractive to Louisiana residents, who can expect an in-state tuition of $5,900. Out-of-state applicants can expect $23,800. In addition, students can expect to shell out another $14,000, give or take, on housing and other expenses. The university is committed to helping students with financial need, and 92 percent of freshmen will receive financial aid. Thirty-seven percent of students borrow money, with an average cumulative indebtedness of $20,100 for the student body. If you are admitted, you can expect to enjoy a school that is perfect for, as one student puts it, “fun-loving sports fanatics who want a solid education in an easygoing environment.”
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Visiting And Contact Information

1146 Pleasant Hall

Baton Rouge, LA 70803

United States

Phone: 225-578-1175

Fax: 225-578-4433


Expenses per Academic Year
In-State Tuition:$6,678
Out-of-State Tuition:$24,395
On-Campus Room and Board:$10,804
On-Campus Room Only:$6,900
On-Campus Board Only:$3,904
Average Cost for Books and Supplies:$1,500
Required Fees:$2,072
Other Expenses:$1,970
Estimated Room for Commuters (not living at home):$7,450.00
Estimate Board for Commuters (living at home):$2,164.00
Estimate Board for Commuters (not living at home):$7,814.00
Estimate Transportation for Commuters (living at home):$1,710.00
Estimate Transportation for Commuters (not living at home):$1,710.00
Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study:No

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Financial Aid Statistics
Financial Aid Rating: 78
Freshman receiving any financial aid:93%
Undergraduates receiving any financial aid:81%
Average Percent of Need Met:67%
Average Total Financial Aid Package:$14,693
Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid:$10,329
Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid:$10,001
Average Need-Based Loan:$6,340
Average amount of loan debt per graduate:$21,613
Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program:38%

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Available Aid
Financial Aid Methodology Used:Federal
Scholarships and Grants:Federal Pell
State Scholarships / Grants
Private Scholarships
College / University Scholarships
Federal Direct Student Loan Programs:Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
Direct PLUS Loans
Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFEL):Federal Perkins Loans
College/university loans from institutional funds
Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study):Yes
Direct Lender:Yes

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Financial Aid for International Students
Financial Aid Policy for International Students:Non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available
Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Aid:$14,779.00

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Financial Aid Application Process
Financial Aid Application Deadline:Rolling Basis
Freshman Financial Aid Notification Date:Rolling Basis
Notification Begins:12/15
Required Forms:FAFSA
Institution's own financial aid form
Financial Aid Office Phone Number:225-578-3103

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