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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
66% of 7,724 applicants were admitted
Regular Admission Deadline
Not reported
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.58
SAT Math
475 average
540-650 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
445 average
530-630 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
25 average
22-27 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $25,542
Out-of-state: $34,455
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $10,635
Out-of-state: $19,548
Room and Board
$9,447
Average Percent of Need Met
68%
Average Freshman Award
$11,821
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$25,086
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Academic Calendar System
Quarter
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
380
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
27%
10-19
26%
20-29
23%
30-39
10%
40-49
6%
50-99
7%
Over 100
1%
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Ruston Population
21,891
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
19% of all students
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Bulldog
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.4%
Asian
1.4%
Black/African-American
11.1%
Hispanic/Latino
4.7%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
3.3%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.1%
White
73.5%
Unknown
5.4%
International Students
1.4%
First-Year Students Returning
81.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
40.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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