Louisiana State University-Baton Rouge

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Louisiana State University-Baton Rouge



In-state Tuition

$4,449 / year

Out-of-state Tuition

$12,749 / year

Room and Board

$6,498

Application deadline

April 15

Application fee

$40




Educational Resources

Libraries

Hill Memorial Library (houses Special Collections, rare book collections, university archives) Chemistry Library Design Resource Center Center for Oral History United States Civil War Center Natural History Collection

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 3,233,034 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 58,918 current serial subscriptions.
  • 6,663,531 microforms.
  • 26,162 Audio/Visual items.
  • 82,714 e-books.

Museums & Art

Museum of Natural History Museum of Natural Science Rural Life Museum U.S. Civil War Center Museum of Art (recently moved downtown to Shaw Arts Center)

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 5,000 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 25 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 1,000 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 0 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 10 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 95% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 12,000 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance

Counseling

minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological

Career

co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 23% of students live in school housing.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

Types of housing available

  • 2% of housing units are Singles.
  • 54% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 18% of housing units are Triples.
  • 25% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 1% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 62 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 55% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 95% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 50% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Fall Fest; Homecoming; Martin Luther King Day Celebration; Groovin' on the Grounds
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 335 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Honorary Organizations Include: Alpha Delta Mu-social work, Alpha Epsilon Delta-premed, Alpha Lambda Delta-business, Alpha Pi Mu-industrial engineering, Beta Alpha Psi-accounting, Beta Beta Beta-biology, Chi Alpha Sigma-athletes, Chi Epsilon-civil engineering, Eta Kappa Nu, electrical engineering, Eta Sigma Phi-classical Greek/Rome, Foureaux Society, Gamma Beta Phi-service, Gamma Sigma Delta-agriculture, Golden Key, Kappa Delta Epsilon-education, Lambda Alpha-anthropology, Mortar Board-scholarship/leadership/service, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Omega Chi Epsilon-chemical engineering, Omicron Delta Kappa-leadership, Order of Omega-Greek, Phi Alpha Theta-history, Phi Beta Kappa-liberal arts, Phi Eta Sigma-freshmen scholarship, Phi Kappa Phi-all academic disciplines, Phi Sigma Pi, Psi Chi-psychology, Rho Lambda-panhellenic, Society of Xi Sigma Pi-forestry/wildlife/fisheries, Tau Beta Pi-engineering, Theta Alpha Kappa-Religious Studies
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Religious student organizations include: 220 Campus Ministry, Baptist Collegiate Ministry, Campus Crusade for Christ, Catholic Student Center, Chi Alpha Chritian Fellowship, Christian Student Center, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Latter Day Saints Student Association, Living Waters Fellowship, Quaerens, Reformed University Fellowship, United Pentecostal Student Union, Wesley Foundation, Young Life, Journey College Ministry, Dove Interfaith, Campus Crusade for Christ, Christian Student Association
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) International student organizations include: African and African American, Armenian, Bangladesh, Brazilian, Chinese, Indian, Korean, Malaysian, Native American, Turkish, Vietnamese, Ethiopian, Persian, and International; Other racial/ethnic groups include: Association of Black Communicators, Black Graduate and Professional Student Association, Minority Science Preprofessional Society, National Organization for Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers, National Society of Black Engineers, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) For a complete list of LSU student organizations, please see the LSU catalog at: http: //aaweb. lsu. edu/catalogs/2005/index. htm
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Reveille (daily)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Baton Rouge (10), New Orleans (70)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Hammond (45)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Baton Rouge (10)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 87% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 25% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 2,200
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 20 fraternities
  • 18 fraternity houses
  • 10% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 15 sororities
  • 11 sorority houses
  • 17% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Southern University A&M College)
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited

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