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Is Louisiana State University a Good School for the Money?

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College Value Report

What is a Louisiana State University degree worth? College Factual's value analysis compares Louisiana State University with other schools of similar quality to see if it's priced fairly.

Within Louisiana, Louisiana State University is a Great Quality for a Great Price.

Top 10% Louisiana Value
Top 10% Louisiana Quality

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College is ranked #2 out of #24 in Louisiana for quality and #2 out of #20 for Louisiana value.

This makes it a great quality and a great value in the state.

State Value Ranking  2 out of 20
Overpriced
Great Value
State Value Score  90.00 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

Live in-state? You may qualify for a reduced price. Check the Louisiana State University financial aid page to be sure.

Fair Value Nationwide

Top 50% National Value
Top 20% National Quality

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College is ranked #674 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.

Compared to other schools of similar quality, Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College is priced appropriately for the kind of quality provided and is thus a fair value according to College Factual's Best for the Money Ranking.

National Value Ranking  674 out of 1472
Overpriced
Great Value
National Value Score  54.21 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
Knox College $117,439 A+
Covenant College $121,531 A
Ohio Wesleyan University $131,963 A
John Carroll University $150,477 B
Massachusetts Maritime Academy $153,776 B
Christopher Newport University $155,326 B
Saint Michael’s College $157,182 B-
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College $165,198 C
Temple University $169,410 C
University of California - Santa Cruz $201,130 D
The New England Conservatory of Music $213,535 D

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

We're Looking at a Total Cost of $165,198 for a Louisiana State University Degree

The average Louisiana State University student's degree will cost an estimated $165,198. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $37,040 and a typical 4.46 years to graduate.

Amount
Average Yearly Cost $37,040
Average Years to Graduate 4.46
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $165,198

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Depending on your personal circumstances, your net price may be well below the average Louisiana State University net price, which could make this school a better value. You may quality for more financial aid, or be able to complete your degree faster than average. Get more details on Louisiana State University cost.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$95,444 In-State With Aid
$202,328 Avg Cost No Aid
4.46 Years to Graduate

The overall price of a college can vary depending on your individual circumstances.

Look at the table below to get a sense of how Louisiana State University value for your educational dollar might vary.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $202,328 #314 B+
All Students $165,198 #674 C
Only Students Receiving Aid $150,761 #727 C
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $147,011 #1 A+
All Students $109,881 #2 A
Only Students Receiving Aid $95,444 #2 A

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Louisiana.

About 96% of Louisiana State University students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Louisiana State University financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.

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