Quick Facts


General Information
Founded: 1901
Size of Campus: 370 Acres
Buildings: 101

Dormitories
Men: 7
Women: 8
Co-Ed: 6
Apartment Style: 11

Degree/Accreditation
Number of Degree Programs: 79
Degree Programs Eligible for Accreditation: 46
Total Eligible Programs Accredited: 45
Percent of Accredited Programs: 97.8%

Profile of Full-Time & Part-Time Student
Full-time undergraduate students are required to be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours per Fall or Spring Semester and at least 6 credit hours per Summer Term. Full-time graduate students are required to be enrolled in at least 9 credit hours per Fall or Spring Semester and at least 6 hours per Summer Term.


Enrollment by Level

Enrollment by Gender

 

 

Undergraduate :

4,538

 

Male:

1,881

Graduate:

454

 

Female:

3,111

Total:

4,992

 

Total:

4,992

Percent Undergraduates:

90.9%

 

Percent Male:

37.7%

 

 

Enrollment by Ethnicity

Enrollment by Residency

Black:

4,347

 

Louisiana

2,737

White:

140

 

Out-of-State

1,804

Other:

505

 

International

451

Total:

4,992

 

Total

4,992

Percent Non-Black:

12.9%

 

Percent Non-Resident

45.2%

 

 

Enrollment of First-Time Entering Freshmen by Residency

 

 

 

 

Louisiana:

435

 

 

Out-of-State:

471

 

 

International:

25

 

 

Total:

931

 

 

Percent Non-Resident

53.3%

 

Freshman-to-Sophomore Retention
Fall 2008 to Fall 2009:       58.3
Six-Year Graduation Rate
Entering Fall 2002:             30.5%

Full-Time Instructional Faculty (Fall 2009)


RANK

AVERAGE
SALARY

TENURE

ETHNICITY

GENDER

TOTAL

Tenured

On Track

Ineligible

Black

White

Other

Male

Female

Professor

$71,029

53

4

0

36

8

13

44

13

57

Associate
Professor

$62,652

33

15

0

34

10

4

27

21

48

Assistant
Professor

$53,517

37

56

10

61

27

15

53

50

103

Instructor

$40,697

0

0

25

22

2

1

7

18

25

Lecturer

$44,473

0

0

9

5

4

0

4

5

9

Total All Ranks

$57,793

123

75

44

158

51

33

135

107

242

Full-Time Staff by Ethnicity and Gender (Fall 2009)


Employee Classification

Ethnicity

Gender

Total

Black

White

Other

Male

Female

Executive/Administrative/Managerial

54

4

2

28

32

60

Other Professionals

102

8

5

52

63

115

Technical and Paraprofessionals

1

0

0

0

1

1

Clerical and Secretarial

153

3

3

14

145

159

Skilled Crafts

4

0

0

4

0

4

Service/Maintenance

104

4

2

63

47

110

Grand Total

418

19

12

161

288

449