Understanding Tuition & Fees
Understanding the fees and tuition related to going to Louisiana State University lets you plan economically for your college years. Examine the numbers following to learn how Louisiana State University's price stacks up to other colleges and if you need to plan for a rise in tuition.
How do Tuition & Fees at Louisiana State University Compare With Other Colleges?
The next table shows how Louisiana State University compares to other colleges nationally, regionally and by state.
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In-State Students Will Get a Discounted Tuition
The cost of tuition and fees at Louisiana State University is dramatically lowered for residents of Louisiana. Tuition and fees for in-state students is set at $11,374 for the 2017 - 2018 year, a 59.5% discount off the price charged to out-of-state students. Tuition is $8,038 and fees $3,336.
Louisiana State University fees and tuition for out-of-state students is $28,051 for the 2017 - 2018 school year. $20,013 was fees, and $8,038 was for tuition.
View the following table to find 2017 - 2018 academic year costs.
Find Louisiana State University cost per credit hour here.
Are Tuition & Fees Increasing or Decreasing?
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College tuition and fees for out-of-state students increased at a standard annual rate of 2.3% over the past five years. Over that same period, tuition increased by 13.1% and fees increased by 0.7%. Due to this, we predict the price of tuition and fees for this year will be $28,691.
At this rate, we estimate the total cost of tuition and fees for a two year degree to be $58,035 and for a four year degree to be $118,747. This doesn't include other costs such as room and board, transportation, and books.
See estimated potential tuition and fees for Louisiana State University students which includes residency based reductions in the following chart.
Mainly due to the cost of living as well as other factors, the cost of college has a tendency to increase each year. For this reason your last year of school will be much more expensive than your first year.
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