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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, Law, and Business. 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
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 20 responses
  • Driven
    25%
  • Down-to-earth
    20%
  • Friendly
    40%
  • Intellectual
    5%
  • Overworked and underpaid
    10%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 18 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    33%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    17%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    44%
  • An overpriced checkbox
    6%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
65%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 20 responses
Poll
70%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 20 responses
Poll
60%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 20 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 20 responses
  • $100K+
    10%
  • $50K-$75K
    10%
  • $25K-$50K
    35%
  • <$25K
    45%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 20 responses
  • $150K+
    5%
  • $50-$75K
    5%
  • <$50K
    25%
  • Did not graduate yet
    65%
65%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 20 responses

Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Nightlife
    grade A+
Median Household Income
$59,836
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,059
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$258,670
National
$217,500

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