Louisiana State University-Eunice

Tel: (337)457-7311
2,673 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 2,673 students (48% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is lower than the community college average of 35:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 59%.
Louisiana State University-Eunice is one of 2 community colleges within Acadia Parish County, LA.
The nearest community college is Louisiana Technical College-Acadian Campus (18.80 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 82 teachers has declined by 38% over five years.
College Louisiana State University-Eunice Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 82 staff
61 staff
Louisiana State University-Eunice Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 2,673 has declined by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,673 students 1,296 students
Louisiana State University-Eunice Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 33:1
Louisiana State University-Eunice Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 1,283 students
814 students
Louisiana State University-Eunice Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,390 students
1,040 students
Louisiana State University-Eunice Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Louisiana State University-Eunice Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Louisiana State University-Eunice American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
Louisiana State University-Eunice Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Louisiana State University-Eunice Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Louisiana State University-Eunice Black (2006-2013)
% White
Louisiana State University-Eunice White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Louisiana State University-Eunice More (2009-2013)
% Unknown races
Louisiana State University-Eunice Unknown (2006-2013)
Louisiana State University-Eunice Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.45 0.68
Louisiana State University-Eunice Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,198 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 28% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,490 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 38% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,198 $5,660
Louisiana State University-Eunice In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,490 $10,250
Louisiana State University-Eunice Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 92%
Louisiana State University-Eunice % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (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 $3,186 per year for in-state students and $5,833 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,355 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Louisiana is 82%. 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 0.52. The most diverse community college in Louisiana is Delta School of Business and Technology. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.