Louisiana State University of Alexandria

country rank  1493
world rank  4800

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University Overview

Established in 1961, Louisiana State University of Alexandria is a non-profit public state liberal arts higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the small city of Alexandria (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Louisiana. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Louisiana State University of Alexandria (LSUA) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Louisiana State University of Alexandria (LSUA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 59 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. LSUA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym LSUA
Founded 1961
Colours Purple and gold

University Location

Address 8100 Highway 71 South
Alexandria
71302-9121 Louisiana
United States
Tel +1 (318) 445 3672
Fax +1 (318) 619 2904

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Not reported
International
students
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
Not reported

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is recommended
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 8100 Hwy 71 South
Alexandria 71302
(318) 473 6417
888 473 6417

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
2000 Classification Associates Colleges
Size & Setting Four-year, small, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile Exclusively undergraduate four-year
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, medium full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, no graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Louisiana State University of Alexandria's Library
Louisiana State University-Alexandria's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 100,763 physical volumes, 468 physical media, 138,310 digital/electronic medium and 128 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Louisiana State University of Alexandria provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 390 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1960


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
  • National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
  • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
  • Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Louisiana State University System (LSU System)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

Academic Structure


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