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 Public, 4 or more years schools.
  • TAMU has more expensive tuition & fees ($40,526) than LSU ($28,639).
  • It is harder to admit to TAMU than LSU.
  • TAMU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,270) than LSU (1,195).
  • TAMU has higher submitted ACT score (29) than LSU (26).
  • TAMU has more students with 70,418 students while LSU has 34,285 students.
  • TAMU has more full-time faculties with 3,299 faculties while LSU has 1,342 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Texas A & M University-College Station and Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
College Station, TexasLocationBaton 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 (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
Tuition & Fees
62% ($9,793)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)81% ($11,784)
$9,793Average Amount of Financial Aid$11,784
70.54 %Acceptance Rates73.92 %
45.00 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)37.15 %
1,270SAT Score1,195
29ACT Score26
83 %Graduation Rate70 %
6 %Transfer-out Rate-
94 %Retention Rate86 %
70,418Student Population34,285
3,299Number of Faculties1,342
19 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio22 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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