Next list compare two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information in full comparison page.
  • Both are Public, 4 or more years schools.
  • Auburn University has more expensive tuition & fees ($31,124) than LSU ($28,639).
  • It is harder to admit to LSU than Auburn University.
  • Auburn University has higher submitted SAT score (1,235) than LSU (1,195).
  • Auburn University has higher submitted ACT score (28) than LSU (26).
  • LSU has more students with 30,983 students while Auburn University has 30,440 students.
  • Auburn University has more full-time faculties with 1,375 faculties while LSU has 1,331 full-time faculties.
Next table compares the two rival schools - Auburn University and Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College.
Auburn Universityvs.LSU
Auburn, AlabamaLocationBaton Rouge, Louisiana
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
Tuition & Fees
52% ($9,062)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)72% ($11,562)
$9,062Average Amount of Financial Aid$11,562
83.93 %Acceptance Rates73.92 %
31.88 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)37.15 %
1,235SAT Score1,195
28ACT Score26
79 %Graduation Rate68 %
13 %Transfer-out Rate-
90 %Retention Rate84 %
30,440Student Population30,983
1,375Number of Faculties1,331
19 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio20 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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