$8,038

Tuition

$30,360

Cost of Attendance

$17,437

Net Price

Louisiana State University (LSU) Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees figures express the details of the amount a student needs to pay for enrolling in a course. For a student at Louisiana State University (which is officially called Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College), the annual academic tuition for graduate students is US$13,023 and US$11,950 for undergraduate students.

Total Cost of Attendance

Student typeIn-stateOut-State
Tuition & Fees$11,950$28,627
Book & Supplies$1,160$1,160
Room & Board cost$11,830$11,830
Other Expenses$5,420$5,420
Total Cost of Attendance$30,360$47,037

LSU’s cost of attendance provides students and parents with reasonably projected educational costs associated with full-time attendance. Educational costs depend on the student's program of study, the number of hours enrolled and your living expenses. The cost of attendance at LSU is also separated according to where the students are from; for residents, the costs come up to US$30,360 whereas for out-state students, it reaches about US$47,037.

Average Net Price by Family Income

Net Price

$17,437

Family Income

Avg. Net Price

$0 to $30,000

$7,809

$30,001 to $48,000

$13,088

$48,001 to $75,000

$17,667

$75,001 to $110,000

$20,409

$110,000+

$20,730

The average net price in LSU is calculated according to the family income of the student.

Depending on the financial aid available to the family or the student, the income bracket may either pay more or less than the overall average costs. However, the average net price in LSU is $17,437.

  • Family Income ranging from $0 to 30,000 have a net price of $7,809.

  • Net prices for the ranges $30,001 to 48,000 is $13,088.

  • Ranges between $48,001 to $75,000 get up to an average net price of $17,667.

  • Ranges between incomes $75,001-110,000 get up to $20,409, followed by $20,730 for incomes greater than the stated range.

Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

Student typeIn-stateOut-State
Tuition & Fees$11,950$28,627
Room & Board Cost$11,830$11,830
Total Tuition & Fees$23,780$40,457

Undergraduate tuition and fees differ in amount in the cases of in-state and out-state students. The annual tuition and fees for undergraduate courses provided by LSU is $11,950 and $28,627 for in-state and out-state students, respectively. But the total undergraduate tuition and fees, which includes boarding costs of about $11,830, comes up to $23,780 for in-state students, whereas it is $40,457 for out-state students.

Graduate Tuition and Fees

In-stateOut-State
Tuition$9,132$9,132
Fees$3,891$20,826

Now, coming to the tuition and fees charged for students seeking to pursue postgraduate courses at LSUAMC, the amount totals around $13,035. This sum includes their graduate tuition of $9,132 and the graduation fees of $3,903 as well.

Cost Per Credit Hour

DegreeYearCost per Credit hour
Graduate2018 - 2019$546
Undergraduate2018 - 2019$393

The cost per credit for Undergraduate courses are $515  while the cost per credit for Graduate courses are around $573. A student might need to correlate the cost per credit with the costs of full courses before making a decision.  

Campus Housing Expenses

Housing & other expensesOn CampusOff Campus
Room & Board$11,830$16,288
Other Expense$5,420$5,420
Book & Supplies$1,160$1,160

You will be glad to know that LSU has facilities for on-campus housing. Boarding costs have slight differences when you compare on-campus and off-campus expenses. On-campus costs come up to $11,830 and off-campus costs can get up to $16,288. Other expenses for on-campus housing can be estimated to be another $5,420. When it comes to books and supplies, the prices will easily reach $1,160.

Campus Housing Expenses

Housing & Other Expenses

Room & Boards

On Campus

$11,830

Off Campus

$16,288

Housing & Other Expenses

Other Expenses

On Campus

$5,420

Off Campus

$5,420

Housing & Other Expenses

Book & Supplies

On Campus

$1,160

Off Campus

$1,160

You will be glad to know that LSU has facilities for on-campus housing. Boarding costs have slight differences when you compare on-campus and off-campus expenses. On-campus costs come up to $11,830 and off-campus costs can get up to $16,288. Other expenses for on-campus housing can be estimated to be another $5,420. When it comes to books and supplies, the prices will easily reach $1,160.

Online Degree Programs, Tuition and Cost Per Credit Summary

Degree TypeTotal Average TuitionAverage Tuition Per Credit
Masters $23,004 $639
Graduate Certificate $6,672 $417
Post Baccalaureate Certificate $5,868 $326

Louisiana State University (LSU) offers 12 online programs across 5 Majors.

Projected Price for a 4 year degree

The current projected cost of attending a four-year graduate course, along with the living expenses, at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College is around $213,602 as per official data. Notably, the total expenses for undergraduate students amounted to $18,143 in 2018-2019, $17,437 in 2017-2018, and $19,224 in 2016-2017.

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