Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (LSU)

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Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College can be found in Baton Rouge, LA, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College enrolls around twenty nine thousand students annually.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this college. Scores within the range of 1020 (25th percentile) - 1250 (75th percentile) on the SAT and within the range of 23 (25th percentile) - 28 (75th percentile) on the ACT is common among applicants accepted to LSU. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the LSU average GPA ranges from 3.28 to 3.52 for accepted students. LSU accepts approximately 80% of students applying per year. Of those that are admitted, about 46% of students enrolled. When applying historical data, we have projected that the LSU acceptance rate 2015 will be around 75%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at sites01.lsu.edu.

Overall LSU Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012

76.2%

The overall acceptance rate for Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College was reported as 76.2% in Fall 2012 with over 16,200 applications submitted to Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • LSU ACT Scores: 23 - 28
  • LSU Average GPA: 3.28 - 3.52

How Hard Is It to Get into Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2019 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 73.5%
  • 2009-2010: 69.2%
  • 2010-2011: 72.2%
  • 2011-2012: 79.6%
  • 2012-2013: 76.2%
  • Projected LSU Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 75.4%

How Does LSU Compare?

76.2%
This School
55.5%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College is thirty-seven percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Southeastern Louisiana University44.8%
University of Louisiana at Lafayette59.3%
Tulane University of Louisiana26.4%
University of Southern Mississippi66.3%
Louisiana Tech University67.4%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2012)

TotalMaleFemale
Applicants16,16944.8%55.2%
Admitted12,32644.9%55.1%
Enrolled5,72547.4%52.6%

Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to LSU (Fall 2012)

ACT®Score Range
English23 - 29
Math22 - 27
Composite Score23 - 28
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