Louisiana State University
- Average Tuition USD 29,600
- Students 31,524
- Total Annual Cost USD 45,200
- Intakes Fall Spring Summer
- Application Deadline May 15 November 1 March 15
- Campus Setting City
Louisiana State University (LSU) offers 73 master’s degree programs through its several academic schools which include architecture, geology, education, agriculture, arts, and humanities. LSU is dedicated to providing uncommon, affordable, and easily obtainable master’s degree experience to students. The master’s degree courses emphasize hands-on experiences that students need to address community problems and build leadership skills while reinforcing course content and helping fulfill academic goals.
LSU’ Academic Program Abroad provides students scholarship opportunity to gain global exposure by studying in one of the institution’s 400 partner schools. Support facilities ranging from academic assistance to pastoral care are also made available to the students. Above all, the university prides in sharing its student outcomes in a transparent manner. Notable alumni include Renee Horton - lead metallic engineer for the NASA, William "Bill" Conti - Oscar-winning composer, and Amy Brittain - Pulitzer Prize winner.
- 01LSU is ranked 65 among Kiplinger’s Top 100 Public Colleges.
- 02LSU ranks highest in Louisiana among public universities for both early career and mid-career earnings.
- 03LSU was placed in the top 100 universities by subject ranking in the world by the QS World University Ranking.
QS Rankings (Global) 651
SchoolApply Ranking 354
Times World University Rankings 501
ARWU - Shanghai Ranking 301
Forbes (USA) 192
US News (Liberal Arts) 173
- Minimum GPA 3.00
- Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 79
- Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50
- Minimum incoming GRE 315
- Minimum incoming GMAT 600
- Minimum PTE 59
Financial Aid & Scholarship
LSU has numerous scholarship opportunities for its students; notable among them is the LSU Alumni Association International Student Scholarship which is a merit-based scholarship offered to four international students that have shown proof of leadership experience, global engagement, and diversity. Other scholarship opportunities are made available to all students by the various colleges and academic schools.
Established in 1860
Over 92% of LSU’s students receive a scholarship or financial aids annually LSU has a partnership with employers from diverse fields for students’ placement.
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1981-1987, Master's degree, Electrical and Electronics Engineering
looking back I can now say that the years I spent in LSU were the best years of my life. great atmosphere, great school, great southern food and the best of all are the great southern people and culture that you get to meet. it was really a fullfilling and life enhancing experience. So thank y'all .
2007-2009, Masters, Sport Management
Great place, great people, great parties, and a great educational experience!!!
2003-2005, MS, Accounting
LSU is a large university where students can take a multidisciplinary approach to educating themselves through opportunities in the classroom and paid professional work. It is this professional work that gave me the means to become a financial auditor AND an enterprise software architect with the liberal arts training necessary to express ideas effectively. LSU's contribution to my life can be expressed in "dollars and sense."
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