Graduate Programs Overview

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $13,035 for Louisiana residents and $13,035 for other students in average.

It offers one hundred sixty-two graduate programs: 78 Master's, 58 Doctorate, 3 Post-Bachelor's, 23 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 1,181 students have been conferred Master's degree and 549 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameLouisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address156 Thomas Boyd Hall, Baton Rouge, LA
Graduate School Students5,930 students
1,075 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$13,035
Student to Faculty20:1 (5.00%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 162 Graduate Programs
78 Master's, 23 Doctorate, 26 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 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 $13,035 and $13,035 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.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$546$1,196
Books & Supplies$1,038
Room & Board$12,708 (On-Campus) / $14,676 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$7,686 (On-Campus) / $7,686 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$21,430$34,467
Off-Campus Total$23,398$36,435
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 162 major areas - 77 Master's (10 online programs), 56 Doctorate (1 online programs), 1 Post-Bachelor'(1 online programs), 22 Post-Master'(5 online programs). 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
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 31,756 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, 5,930 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 2,518 male and 3,412 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 4,499 full-time and 1,431 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 1,075 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 372 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students2,518
Women Students3,412
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students4,499
Part-time Students1,431
By race/ethnicity 3,283 White, 775 Black, and 144 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 races81
120 students are younger than 22 and 570 students are older than 65. The school has 3,763 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,477 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under120
40 & Over570
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, 1,075 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 372 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment5,930
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,075
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses372
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses4,483
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,075
Louisiana Resident499
Other State In U.S.573
Outside of U.S.3

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