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  • LSU is a Public and Vanderbilt University is a Private (not-for-profit) school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Vanderbilt University has more expensive tuition & fees ($52,070) than LSU ($28,639).
  • It is harder to admit to Vanderbilt University than LSU.
  • Vanderbilt University has higher submitted SAT score (1,180) than LSU (1,180).
  • Vanderbilt University has higher submitted ACT score (76) than LSU (76).
  • LSU has more students with 30,983 students while Vanderbilt University has 12,824 students.
  • LSU has more full-time faculties with 1,331 faculties while Vanderbilt University has 1,303 full-time faculties.
Next table compares the two rival schools - Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College and Vanderbilt University.
LSUvs.Vanderbilt University
Baton Rouge, LouisianaLocationNashville, Tennessee
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
In-State$11,962
Out-Of-State$28,639
Tuition & Fees$52,070
72 (0.29%)Number Receiving Financial Aid67 (0.98%)
$11,562Average Amount of Financial Aid$41,444
73.92 %Acceptance Rates10.85 %
37.15 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)47.06 %
1,180SAT Score1,505
76ACT Score100
67 %Graduation Rate94 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
84 %Retention Rate97 %
30,983Student Population12,824
1,331Number of Faculties1,303
20 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio7 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare