Louisiana State University-Eunice

Tel: (337)457-7311
2,738 students
Public institution
LSU Eunice, a member of the Louisiana State University System, is a comprehensive, open admissions institution of higher education. The University is dedicated to high quality, low-cost education and is committed to academic excellence and the dignity and worth of the individual. To this end, LSU Eunice offers associate degrees, certificates and continuing education programs as well as transfer curricula. Its curricula span the liberal arts, sciences, business and technology, pre-professional and professional areas for the benefit of a diverse population. All who can benefit from its resources deserve the opportunity to pursue the goal of lifelong learning and to expand their knowledge and skills at LSU Eunice.
School Highlights
Louisiana State University-Eunice serves 2,738 students (49% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 34:1 is higher than the state community college average of 33:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
Louisiana State University-Eunice is the only community colleges within Saint Landry County, LA.
The nearest community college is Louisiana Technical College-Acadian Campus (18.80 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 81 teachers has declined by 42% over five years.
College Louisiana State University-Eunice (LA) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 81 staff 25 staff

Student Body

The student population of 2,738 has declined by 17% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 has increased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has declined by 38% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,738 students 357 students
Student:Teacher Ratio 34:1 33:1
# Full-Time Students 1,351 students 382 students
# Part-Time Students 1,387 students 906 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Hispanic
1%
5%
% Black
13%
35%
% White
83%
45%
% Two or more races
1%
1%
% Unknown races
1%
12%
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. 0.29 0.66

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,820 is less than the state average of $3,304. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,992 is less than the state average of $8,596. The out-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,820 $3,304
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,992 $8,596
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 93% 90%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • LSU Eunice is committed to maintaining the highest academic and professional standards in all of its educational and related programs and services. To this end, the University will endeavor to recruit the best qualified personnel available for its various programs and will encourage the professional growth of administrators, faculty, and staff as a continuous process. LSU Eunice first opened its doors in 1967. Since then, some 40,000+ students have enrolled. During their time at LSUE, they gained new knowledge and skills that they have been able to share as productive citizens of Southwest Louisiana. LSU Eunice is located just southwest of Eunice along Louisiana Highway 755 on a 196-acre tract of land originally belonging to the Arnold LeDoux family, which donated fifty acres for the establishment of the University campus. The University originally purchased an additional fifty acres and later acquired another 95.83 acres for future expansion. The campus is located in Acadia Parish, near the boundaries of Evangeline and St. Landry Parishes, in a rich and fertile section of Southwest Louisiana referred to as 'the tri-parish area.'

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Did You Know?
For Louisiana public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,917 per year for in-state students and $5,678 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,095 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Louisiana is 84%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Louisiana community colleges have a 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. of 0.66, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Louisiana is Delta School of Business and Technology. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.