Graduate Program Overview

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College is a four-years, public school located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $13,031 for Louisiana residents and $29,966 for out-of-state students. It offers 164 graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameLouisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College
TypeFour-years, Public
Address156 Thomas Boyd Hall, Baton Rouge, LA
Graduate School Students6,460 students
1,765 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$13,031
Student to Faculty22:1 (4.55%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 164 Graduate Programs
79 Master's, 57 Doctorate, 28 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Louisiana residents, the tuition & fees are $13,031 and $29,966 for non-Louisiana residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $546 for Louisiana residents and $1,196 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$546$1,196
Books & Supplies$1,038
Room & Board$13,154 (On-Campus) / $15,128 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$7,686 (On-Campus) / $7,686 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$34,909$51,844
Off-Campus Total$36,883$53,818
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 164 major areas - 79 Master's (16 online programs), 57 Doctorate , 3 Post-Bachelor', 25 Post-Master'. 1,297 students have been conferred Master's degree and 601 students have received Doctorate degree last year.The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Natural Resources and Conservation
Communication and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
Legal Studies
English Language and Literature
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities
Library Science
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 34,285 students enrolled in Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 6,460 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 2,680 male and 3,780 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 4,594 full-time and 1,866 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 1,765 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 2,530 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students2,680
Women Students3,780
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students4,594
Part-time Students1,866
By race/ethnicity 3,752 White, 861 Black, and 148 Asian students are attending at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races120
127 students are younger than 22 and 739 students are older than 65. The school has 3,933 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,661 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under127
40 & Over739
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College, 1,765 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 2,530 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment6,460
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,765
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses2,530
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses2,165
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,765
Louisiana Resident907
Other State In U.S.797
Outside of U.S.61

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