Louisiana State University – Alexandria (LSUA)

8100 Hwy 71 South, Alexandria, LA

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Louisiana State University - Alexandria, a public institution, offers an assortment of degree programs, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in Alexandria, LA, the campus offers a rural setting for students to study in. Approximately two thousand students are enrolled yearly at Louisiana State University - Alexandria.

Here is a list of some of the popular programs Louisiana State University - Alexandria offers:

  • Nursing
  • Business Administration
  • General Studies
  • Psychology
  • Liberal Arts

The admissions process will begin with the submission of an application, school records, and test scores, which are then reviewed by the admissions office. Most students accepted to this school score in-between 19 to 22 on the ACT. An estimated 60 percent of all applicant were accepted at Louisiana State University - Alexandria, with 63 percent of those accepted choosing to enroll. More information on admissions can be found here.

The cost of undergraduate tuition is close to $4,600 annually. Tuition prices may change for any number of reasons, and as such students should visit the school's net price calculator to identify their costs. Housing is available on-campus for students. The annual cost of housing is approximately $6,800. Financial aid may be offered to students that meet the required requirements.

Louisiana State University - Alexandria participates in sports through the NAIA's Division I Independents in Baseball.

For a complete list of programs offered, enrollment information, student services, and more, please take a look at the school's website at

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give you an idea of the students Louisiana State University – Alexandria accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Louisiana State University – Alexandria has a total student population of about 3,100, where graduate students make up roughly 16% of the student body.


Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $7,200. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $20 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition is estimated to be around $5,300 per year for in-state and nonresident students
  • Charges per unit:
    • In-State: $260-$310 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $550-$660 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid97%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships95%$5,472
Receiving Student Loans38%$4,665
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Louisiana State University – Alexandria may offer services like those listed below:

  • Online classes
  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Student employment
  • Employment search assistance
  • Child care

Graduation Rates

Louisiana State University – Alexandria has an overall graduation rate which is close to 14%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years3%
Graduating in 5 Years5%
Graduating in 6 Years1%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
  • Radiology Technician Program
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program

Intercollegiate Athletics

Louisiana State University – Alexandria is a Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), with many of the sports being in the NAIA Division I classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Red River Athletic Conference)
  • Softball
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Louisiana State University – Alexandria by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism


English Language and Literature

Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions


Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics


Security and Protective Services

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