Louisiana State University Alexandria: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - FairSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very GoodCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
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Louisiana State University Alexandria is a small four-year, public school with 3,105 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1960 and is one of the 4 schools located in Alexandria, Louisiana.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
18
Fair
At Louisiana State University Alexandria you can earn your 1-year certificate, associate's degree, or bachelor's degree.

Louisiana State University Alexandria follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 18 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, General Studies, Business, Management, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
66%
Fair
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Louisiana State University Alexandria is relatively low at 66% (close to Louisiana average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
20 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Louisiana State University Alexandria is very low - 21%. Approximately 25% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Louisiana State University Alexandria is reasonably decent: 20:1. Read more information about faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$13,200
Medium
Average tuition charges are very low, around $4,900 per academic year. The additional fees at Louisiana State University Alexandria beyond tuition are approximately $8,300; this comes to a total of $13,200 annually.

Read the details about Louisiana State University Alexandria additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
68%
Doable
According to government data, 2,279 applications were submitted and 1,545 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get admitted at this school.

The school might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at Louisiana State University Alexandria in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,800
Medium
Louisiana State University Alexandria offers a distance education program.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Louisiana State University Alexandria, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
B
Dicey
Louisiana State University Alexandria offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 400 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable - roughly $6,800 per year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Louisiana State University Alexandria. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Louisiana State University Alexandria appears to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Louisiana State University Alexandria Location and Maps



Post Address: Louisiana State University Alexandria, 8100 Hwy 71 South, Alexandria, Louisiana 71302-9121, USA
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