Louisiana State University at Alexandria serves students and enriches community life by providing high quality academic programs in a learning environment that cultivates intellectual, professional, social, and economic growth; promotes research, service, and lifelong learning; and fosters diversity.
The teacher population of 102 teachers has declined by 53% over five years.
|College||Louisiana State University-Alexandria||Community College Avg.|
|Carnegie Classification||Associate of Arts Colleges||Associate of Arts Colleges|
|Institution Level||Four or more years||At least 2 but less than 4 years|
|Institution Control||Public institution||Public|
|Total Faculty||102 staff||61 staff|
|Total Enrollment||2,233 students||1,296 students|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||22:1||21:1|
|# Full-Time Students||1,257 students||810 students|
|# Part-Time Students||976 students||1,036 students|
|% American Indian/Alaskan||
|% Two or more races||
|Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.||0.37||0.53|
|In-State Tuition Fees||$5,337||$5,694|
|Out-State Tuition Fees||$9,982||$10,252|
|Total Dormitory Capacity||252||252|
|% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid||92%||89%|
|ACT Composite Avg.||21||20|
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS
- Founded in 1959, LSUA is the only public institution of higher education in Central Louisiana. In 1959, the Louisiana Legislature authorized the establishment of LSUA as a two-year commuter college under the governance of the LSU Board of Supervisors. LSUA registered its first students in September of 1960. The first degree program, an Associate in Nursing degree, was initiated in the Division of Nursing in 1964. The additional academic divisions of Liberal Arts, Business Administration, and Sciences were developed in 1967. In 1974, LSUA was accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to award associate degrees. This accreditation was reaffirmed in 1984 and 1994. LSUA offers four baccalaureate degrees and several associate degrees, such as Associate in Nursing, Associate of Science, Associate in Criminal Justice, A.S. in Computer Information Technology, and several others. Louisiana State University at Alexandria is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate and baccalaureate degrees.
- College Location Mi. Students
1,223 students | 7.20 Mi4311 South MacArthur Drive
Alexandria, LA 71302
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Alexandria, LA 71301
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Cottonport, LA 71327
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Ville Platte, LA 70586
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Eunice, LA 70535
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