The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are four-years, public schools.
  • Auburn University has more expensive tuition & fees ($31,986) than LSU ($28,635).
  • It is harder to admit to LSU than Auburn University.
  • Auburn University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,240) than LSU (1,225).
  • Auburn University has higher submitted ACT score (28) than LSU (26).
  • LSU has more students with 34,285 students while Auburn University has 30,737 students.
  • Auburn University has more full-time faculties with 1,428 faculties while LSU has 1,342 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Auburn University and Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Auburn UniversityLSU
Auburn Universityvs.LSU
Auburn, AlabamaLocationBaton Rouge, Louisiana
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
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)
In-State$11,826
Out-Of-State$31,986
Tuition & Fees
In-State$11,958
Out-Of-State$28,635
57% ($8,809)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)81% ($11,784)
$8,809Average Amount of Financial Aid$11,784
83.93 %Acceptance Rates73.92 %
31.88 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)37.15 %
1,240SAT Score1,225
28ACT Score26
79 %Graduation Rate70 %
14 %Transfer-out Rate-
92 %Retention Rate86 %
30,737Student Population34,285
1,428Number of Faculties1,342
20 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio22 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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