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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
71% of 36,561 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.77
SAT Math
609 average
550-660 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
621 average
580-660 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
26 average
23-29 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $25,110
Out-of-state: $41,778
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $11,956
Out-of-state: $28,624
Room and Board
$13,154
Average Percent of Need Met
58%
Average Freshman Award
$15,776
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$25,617
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
1,331
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
8%
10-19
28%
20-29
23%
30-39
12%
40-49
7%
50-99
13%
Over 100
9%
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Baton Rouge Population
229,426
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New Orleans
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
31% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Bengal Tiger --Mike
Sororities
24% of women participate
Fraternities
15% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.7%
Asian
5.1%
Black/African-American
15.8%
Hispanic/Latino
8.4%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
2.1%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.1%
White
66.9%
Unknown
0.9%
International Students
1.3% from 81 countries
First-Year Students Returning
82.9%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
45.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
43%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
21.0%
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