Louisiana State University-Eunice

  • 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 2,989 students (53% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the state community college average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 61%.

Top Rankings

Louisiana State University-Eunice ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Louisiana for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 183 teachers has grown by 38% over five years.
Louisiana State University-Eunice(LA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High TraditionalAssociate's--Public Urban-serving Multicampus
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 years but < 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty183 staff37 staff
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School CalendarLink to School Calendar

Student Body

The student population of Louisiana State University-Eunice has grown by 9% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 34:1 over five years.
The Louisiana State University-Eunice diversity score of 0.50 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment2,989 students686 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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# Full-Time Students1,582 students291 students
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# Part-Time Students1,407 students395 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
217 students217 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
3%
5%
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% Black
23%
38%
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% White
67%
39%
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% Two or more races
3%
3%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
1%
11%
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Diversity Score0.500.69
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College Completion Rate
15%
38%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$36,400$28,200
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,522 is less than the state average of $4,056. The in-state tuition has declined by 17% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $8,886 is more than the state average of $6,925. The out-state tuition has declined by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,522$4,056
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Out-State Tuition Fees$8,886$6,925
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid92%92%
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Median Debt for Graduates$12,000$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,500
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Source: 2020 (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.'

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Louisiana State University-Eunice is Louisiana Technical College-Acadian Campus (17.5 miles away).
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Did You Know?
For Louisiana public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,056 per year for in-state students and $6,925 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,664 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 score of 0.69, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Louisiana is Northshore Technical Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.