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Louisiana State University
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  • Graduate School
  • BATON ROUGE, LA

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LSU is a public graduate school in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. It has a large graduate student body with an enrollment of 5,750 graduate students. Of the 78 graduate programs offered at Louisiana State University, 10 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. The most popular graduate school programs at Louisiana State University are Social Work, Business, and Law. 23% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
5,750
Part-Time Grad Students
1,306
Research Assistants
882
Teaching Assistants
905
Racial Diversity
  • White
    56.7%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    17.8%
  • African American
    13%
  • Hispanic
    5.7%
  • Unknown
    2.9%
  • Asian
    2.3%
  • Multiracial
    1.2%
  • Native American
    0.2%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.1%

Student Life

Poll
Which word or phrase best describes the students at your graduate school?
Based on 25 responses
  • Driven
    20%
  • Down-to-earth
    20%
  • Friendly
    44%
  • Intellectual
    8%
  • Overworked and underpaid
    8%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 23 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    26%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    17%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    48%
  • An overpriced checkbox
    4%
  • severely underfunded
    4%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
68%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 25 responses
Poll
76%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 25 responses
Poll
64%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 25 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree in total?
Based on 25 responses
  • Less than $25,000
    40%
  • $25,000 - $50,000
    36%
  • $50,000 - $75,000
    8%
  • $75,000 - $100,000
    4%
  • More than $100,000
    12%
Poll
How much do you make post-graduation?
Based on 25 responses
  • Less than $50,000
    24%
  • $50,000 - $75,000
    4%
  • More than $150,000
    4%
  • Did not graduate yet
    68%
64%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 25 responses

Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Nightlife
    grade A+
Median Household Income
$67,381
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,017
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$271,673
National
$229,800

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