Louisiana State University of Alexandria

country rank  1331
world rank  4196

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University Overview

Established in 1961, Louisiana State University of Alexandria is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Alexandria (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Louisiana. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Louisiana State University of Alexandria (LSUA) is a small (EduListing enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational 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 EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 59 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym LSUA
Founded 1961
Colours Purple and gold

University Location

Address 8100 Highway 71 South
Alexandria (population range: 50,000-249,999)
71302-9121 Louisiana
United States
T +1 (318) 445 3672
F +1 (318) 619 2904

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Not reported
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Not reported

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
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office 8100 Hwy 71 South
Alexandria 71302
+1 (318) 473 6417
888 473 6417

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Louisiana State University of Alexandria's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Year of first Accreditation


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

Memberships and Affiliations

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