The College of Engineering at Louisiana State University–Baton Rouge

Engineering School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Renee Renegar
Application deadline (U.S. residents) rolling
Application fee (U.S. residents) $50
Application deadline (international students) N/A
Application fee (international students) $70

The College of Engineering at Louisiana State University--Baton Rouge

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master’s and Ph.D.) 1,036
Total acceptances (master’s and Ph.D.) 445
Overall acceptance rate 43.0% – Medium

Master’s Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.30
Average GRE 441 verbal
718 quantitative
3.36 analytical writing

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.30
Average GRE 462 verbal
762 quantitative
3.26 analytical writing
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
79 internet-based test

Department Contacts

Aerospace engineering N/A
Biological/Agricultural engineering http:/​/​www.​bae.​lsu.​edu
(225) 578-3153
[email protected]
Architecture N/A
Biomedical engineering N/A
Chemical engineering http:/​/​www.​che.​lsu.​edu
(225) 578-1426
[email protected]
Civil engineering http:/​/​www.​cee.​lsu.​edu
(225) 578-8668
[email protected]
Computer engineering N/A
Computer science http:/​/​csc.​lsu.​edu/​grad.​html
(225) 578-1348
[email protected]
Electrical engineering http:/​/​www.​ece.​lsu.​edu
(225) 578-5241
[email protected]
Engineering management N/A
Engineering science and engineering physics N/A
Environmental engineering http:/​/​www.​cee.​lsu.​edu
(225) 578-8668
[email protected]
Industrial engineering http:/​/​www.​ie.​lsu.​edu
(225) 578-5369
[email protected]
Materials engineering N/A
Mechanical engineering http:/​/​appl003.​lsu.​edu/​mech/​mechweb.​nsf/​index
(225) 578-5903
[email protected]
Mining N/A
Nuclear engineering N/A
Petroleum engineering http:/​/​www.​pete.​lsu.​edu
(225) 578-6049
[email protected]
Other engineering programs http:/​/​www.​eng.​lsu.​edu/​gradprogs/​engrsci.​html
(225) 578-5701
[email protected]

Engineering School Academics

Enrollment

Total graduate engineering enrollment 639
Master’s (full-time) 214
Master’s (part-time) 51
Ph.D. (full-time) 332
Ph.D. (part-time) 42

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 171
Total master’s graduates 133
International master’s graduates 78.9%
Minority master’s graduates 6.0%
Female master’s graduates 19.5%
Total Ph.D. graduates 38
International Ph.D. graduates 73.7%
Minority Ph.D. graduates 10.5%
Female Ph.D. graduates 26.3%

Programs

64.2 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Agricultural 13 4.4%
Chemical 18 14.9%
Civil 33 30.2%
Computer science 18 25.4%
Electrical 30 25.1%
Industrial / Manufacturing 22 3.4%
Mechanical 28 26.3%
Petroleum 11 11.7%
Other 0 14.4%

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 124
Part-time faculty 0
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering 0

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $19,791,641
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year 97

Engineering School Ranking

#93 Best Engineering Schools

(5) Ranking by Specialties

#51 in Chemical
#54 in Civil
#89 in Electrical / Electronic / Communications
#65 in Environmental / Environmental Health
#72 in Mechanical

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score 25
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.5
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 2.9
Overall acceptance rate 43.0% – Medium
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students) 737
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 2.7:1 – Medium
Ph.D.s granted 38
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $19,791,641
Research expenditures per faculty member $149,936
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 0.0%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 639

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 639

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 546
Minority students 6.2%
International students 72.9%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 93
Minority students 19.4%
International students 39.8%

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director David Kurpius
Financial aid phone (225) 578-3103

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $5,189 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $18,272 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $2,411 per year (in-state)
Part-time: $7,985 per year (out-of-state)
Required fees $1,685 per year
Room and board $8,970
Books and supplies $1,500
Miscellaneous expenses $2,890

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 25
Teaching assistants 70
Research assistants 271
Other appointments 6

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