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Study at Louisiana State University At Alexandria

Louisiana State University at Alexandria, also known as LSUA, is a public, coeducational university located in Alexandria, Louisiana, United States. Its history dates back to 1959 when the Louisiana State Legislature permitted the foundation of a two-year, community college to serve citizens of central Louisiana. LSUA offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse Course Topics.

LSUA's athletics department sponsors several men's and women's sports teams. The sports teams are nicknamed the Generals. The teams participate in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). The campus is home to several student clubs and organizations based on the varied interests of the students.

Profile of Louisiana State University At Alexandria

LSU Alexandria is found in Alexandria, LA. Alexandria is a rural site not far from an urban area. The school is a public institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Bachelor's degree at LSU Alexandria.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in liberal arts.

LSU Alexandria Selectivity

Admission to LSU Alexandria is not automatic; not everyone who applies gets in. Many applicants are from out of state, an indication of the quality or special character of the school.


LSU Alexandria has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

Students numbered 2, 574 in 2007 at the school.

Student Life

A lot of students at LSU Alexandria attend part-time. The school values student athletics, and belongs to the Independent Southeast Region.

LSU Alexandria Tuition and Affordability

LSU Alexandria is a relative bargain, with lower tuition and fees than most schools offering similar degrees.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"Louisiana State University at Alexandria offers Central Louisiana access to affordable baccalaureate and associate degrees in a caring environment that challenges students to seek excellence in and bring excellence to their studies and their lives. LSUA is committed to a reciprocal relationship of enrichment with the diverse community it serves. "

LSU Alexandria Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts147liberal arts and sciences, liberal arts and humanities, general studies
Nursing and Emergency Medicine100registered nursing
Education and Teaching41elementary school teaching, kindergarten/preschool teaching
Medical Support and Technology26radiographer, pharmacy tech, medical lab tech
Therapy and Counselling15psychology
Security and Law Enforcement11criminal justice and police
Computer Science and Engineering4information technology

Contact: LSU Alexandria

Louisiana State University At Alexandria

8100 Hwy 71 South

Alexandria, LA 71302-9121

General Phone: (318) 445-3672


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