At a Glance

Overview
  • Founded
  • 1884
  • Tuition & Fees (In-State)
  • $7,620
  • Selectivity
  • Selective
  • Academic Calendar
  • Semester
  • Public/Private
  • Public
  • Religious Affiliation
  • N/A
Location and setting

Town

Natchitoches, LA

Deadlines

N/A

Regular App Deadline

N/A

Early App Deadline

July 6

Financial Aid Deadline

Admissions

Application Information
  • Acceptance rate
  • 62%
  • % Admitted who enroll
  • 28%
  • Application Fee
  • $20
Incoming freshman Class Rankings

76%

Top half of HS class

43%

Top quarter of HS class

17%

Top tenth of HS class
Incoming Freshman SAT Scores
  • Verbal
  • 430-540
  • Math
  • 450-560
  • Writing
  • N/A
Incoming Freshman ACT Scores
  • Composite
  • 19-24
  • English
  • 19-25
  • Math
  • 17-23
  • Writing
  • N/A
Admissions

Selective

  • ACCEPTED
  • 61%
  • PERCENT ADMITTED WHO ENROLL
  • 28%
  • ENROLLMENT
  • 8,832

Costs & Aid

Cost: In-State

$7,620

Tuition and fees (in state)

$1,220

books and supplies

$8,930

room and board

$17,770

Total on campus
Cost: Out-of-State

$18,408

Tuition and fees (out of state)

$1,220

books and supplies

$8,930

room and board

$28,558

Total on campus
Actual Cost By Income Level (w/Financial Aid)
  • Family Income
  • Cost
  • $0-$30K
  • $12,124
  • $30-$48K
  • $13,515
  • $48-$75K
  • $10,978
  • $75-$110K
  • $11,623
  • $110 & UP
  • $13,743
Financial aid

94%

Receiving Financial Aid

52%

Receiving Federal Grants

57%

Receiving Federal Loans
FINANCIAL AID DEADLINE: July 6

Student Life

Student Body

8,832

Total undergrad enrollment

987

Total grad students

7%

Out-of-state

91%

In-state

2%

International
Students

  • 69%

    FEMALE

  • 31

    MALE
Organizations

119

Student Organizations

9

Fraternities

8

Sororities
Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

16%

% of Students living on campus
Student Diversity
  • % American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 2%
  • % Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 1%
  • % Black or African-American
  • 28%
  • % Hispanic/Latino
  • 6%
  • % White or Caucasian
  • 57%

Academics

Faculty & Classes

20:1

Student:Faculty Ratio

303

Total Faculty (Full-time)

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