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Colleges / Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College

Baton Rouge, LA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate76%

About LSU

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College is a public, state university in the city of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. LSU was founded in 1860. The university enrolls around 37,350 students a year, including 30,952 undergrads.

LSU Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into LSU. The acceptance rate at LSU is 76%. In 2022, 38,853 students applied to LSU and 29,419 were admitted.

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 76%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.8
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 13%

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.


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Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College is located in the city of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, near New Orleans.

If you want to see LSU for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 10 to Baton Rouge, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Baton Rouge Metropolitan.

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College Info

1146 Pleasant Hall Baton Rouge, LA 70803

Campus Setting: Urban

LSU Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Apr 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Jul 15

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to LSU is Apr 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to LSU is Jul 15.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

LSU SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1140 - 1310


Math SAT Range

560 - 660


Reading SAT Range

580 - 660

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1310 and Above


1140 to 1310


1140 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for LSU students is 1225. Applicants with SAT scores of 1310 and above have a good chance of being admitted to LSU, while applicants with SAT scores between 1140 to 1310 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1140 have a low chance of being offered a spot at LSU.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at LSU is like? There are approximately 37,350 students enrolled at LSU, including 30,952 undergraduate students and 6,398 graduate students. 86% percent of students attend school full-time, 72% percent are from LA and 28% percent of students are from other states.


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