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.
  • The University of Alabama has more expensive tuition & fees ($31,090) than LSU ($28,639).
  • It is harder to admit to The University of Alabama than LSU.
  • The University of Alabama has a higher submitted SAT score (1,200) than LSU (1,195).
  • The University of Alabama has higher submitted ACT score (27) than LSU (26).
  • The University of Alabama has more students with 37,840 students while LSU has 34,285 students.
  • The University of Alabama has more full-time faculties with 1,517 faculties while LSU has 1,342 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - The University of Alabama and Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
The University of AlabamaLSU
The University of Alabamavs.LSU
Tuscaloosa, 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)
In-State$11,620
Out-Of-State$31,090
Tuition & Fees
In-State$11,962
Out-Of-State$28,639
67% ($13,788)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)81% ($11,784)
$13,788Average Amount of Financial Aid$11,784
53.30 %Acceptance Rates73.92 %
36.45 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)37.15 %
1,200SAT Score1,195
27ACT Score26
72 %Graduation Rate70 %
20 %Transfer-out Rate-
87 %Retention Rate86 %
37,840Student Population34,285
1,517Number of Faculties1,342
20 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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