Louisiana State University-Eunice

2048 Johnson Hwy
Eunice, LA 70535-0000
Tel: (337)457-7311
  • 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 same as the state community college average of 34:1.
  • 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 38% over five years.
Louisiana State University-Eunice(LA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty81 staff26 staff
Louisiana State University-Eunice Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 2,738 has declined by 8% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 has increased from 26:1 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 Enrollment2,738 students1,493 students
Louisiana State University-Eunice Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio34:134:1
Louisiana State University-Eunice Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students1,351 students382 students
Louisiana State University-Eunice Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students1,387 students1,111 students
Louisiana State University-Eunice Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Louisiana State University-Eunice Enrollment Breakdown LA All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Louisiana State University-Eunice American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
-
1%
Louisiana State University-Eunice Asian (2007-2013)
% Hispanic
1%
5%
Louisiana State University-Eunice Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
13%
35%
Louisiana State University-Eunice Black (2007-2016)
% White
83%
45%
Louisiana State University-Eunice White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
1%
1%
Louisiana State University-Eunice More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
1%
11%
Louisiana State University-Eunice Ethnicity Breakdown LA All Ethnic Groups 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.0.290.66
Louisiana State University-Eunice Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
11%
47%
Louisiana State University-Eunice Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$36,400$28,200
Louisiana State University-Eunice Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,522 is more than the state average of $3,474. The in-state tuition has grown by 28% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $8,886 is more than the state average of $6,533. The out-state tuition has grown by 23% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,522$3,474
Louisiana State University-Eunice In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$8,886$6,533
Louisiana State University-Eunice Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid93%89%
Louisiana State University-Eunice % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates$12,125$10,800
Louisiana State University-Eunice Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,125
Louisiana State University-Eunice Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or 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 $3,474 per year for in-state students and $6,533 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,875 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Louisiana is 81%. 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 lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Louisiana is Delgado Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.