Louisiana State University Eunice

Tel: (337)457-7311
3,074 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 3,074 students (45% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 44%.
Louisiana State University Eunice is the only community colleges within Saint Landry County, LA.
The nearest community college is Louisiana Technical College-Acadian Campus (18.8 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Louisiana State University Eunice Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 3,074 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has declined by 20% over five years.
Total Enrollment
3,074 students
1,303 students
Louisiana State University Eunice Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,394 students
834 students
Louisiana State University Eunice Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,680 students
1,040 students
Louisiana State University Eunice Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Louisiana State University Eunice sch enrollment Louisiana State University Eunice sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Louisiana State University Eunice Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
3%
7%
Louisiana State University Eunice Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
15%
11%
Louisiana State University Eunice Black (2006-2012)
% White
79%
66%
Louisiana State University Eunice White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Louisiana State University Eunice More (2009-2012)
Louisiana State University Eunice sch ethnicity Louisiana State University Eunice sta ethnicity
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. 0.35 0.44
Louisiana State University Eunice Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,820 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,992 is less than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 48% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,820 $5,890
Louisiana State University Eunice In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,992 $10,050
Louisiana State University Eunice Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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 $1,116 per year for in-state students and $2,342 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $10,131 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Louisiana is 67%. 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 0.56, which is higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Maryland is Louisiana Technical College-Jefferson Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.