- Louisiana State University at Alexandria serves 2,993 students.
- Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body.
- Louisiana State University at Alexandria is one of 3 community colleges within Rapides County, LA.
- The nearest community college is Blue Cliff College (Alexandria) (2.3 miles away).
Louisiana State University at Alexandria
Community College Avg.
|Title IV Eligible||YES||YES|
|Carnegie Classification||Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges||Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges|
|Institution Level||4 or more years||At least 2 but less than 4 years|
|Total Enrollment||2,993 students||1,418 students|
|% American Indian/Alaskan||1%||1%|
|% Two or more races||-||2%|
|Finances and Admission|
|Total Dormitory Capacity||254||254|
|% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid||86%||91%|
- 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.
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