Louisiana State University
Top 43%81 points
Top 43%
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109 universities
1857 - 1933
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Louisiana State University: 44 facts and highlights

1. tuition fees per year

Tuition payments, known primarily as tuition, refer to the annual fee charged for educational instruction during higher education. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
7880$
Universidad de Buenos Aires: 0$
53
0

2. tuition fees per year for international students

Tuition payments, known primarily as tuition, refer to a fee charged for educational instruction during higher education. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
25798$
Universidade Estadual de Campinas: 0$
40
0

3. year established

The university's long history can indicate excellent traditions and more resources. Source: university's official website, 2017.
1860
University of Oxford: 1096
39
0

4. cost of room and board

The approximate cost of room and board. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
10218$
Московский государственный технический университет им. Н. Э. Баумана: 0$
38
0

5. number of partner universities

Number of partner universities and research institutions shows how big are students' opportunities for exchanges and conducting research abroad. Source: university's official website, 2017.
200
Sapienza-Università di Roma: 914
38
0

6. academic staff

Number of academic staff. Data is obtained from national agencies such as National Ministry of Education, National Bureau of Statistics, National Association of Universities and Colleges, National Rector's Conference.
1500
University of British Columbia: 10186
36
0

7. library collection

With a bigger library collection, the university can offer more books, magazines, online resources, etc. to its students. Source: university's official website, 2017.
3000000
Australian National University: 65500000
35
0

8. ARWU rank

The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) uses six objective indicators to rank world universities, including the number of alumni and staff winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals, number of highly cited researchers selected by Thomson Scientific, number of articles published in journals of Nature and Science, number of articles indexed in Science Citation Index - Expanded and Social Sciences Citation Index, and per capita performance with respect to the size of an institution. Source: ARWU, 2017.
217
Harvard University: 1
34
0

9. enrolled students

Enrolled students include both undergraduate and graduate students. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
30000
Sapienza-Università di Roma: 128963
34
0

10. admission rate

An admission rate shows the percentage of applicants that was accepted by university. Low acceptance rate makes it difficult to get a place, but also can indicate the prestige and high education level. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
80%
Aarhus Universitet: 3.30%
34
0

11. medical facilities

Source: university's official website, 2017.
1
University of California, San Francisco: 34
33
0

12. percentage female students

Percentages of female and male students show how balanced the university regarding gender. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
51%
United Arab Emirates University: 75.70%
32
0

13. graduate students

A high number of Masters and PhD students can indicate that the university has a research focus. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
4908
Universitat de Barcelona: 36036
32
0

14. undergraduate students

Undergraduate education is an education level taken in order to gain one's first tertiary degree. When you're studying at bigger university you have better possibilities of networking and usually an access to better resources. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
24641
Sapienza-Università di Roma: 108648
31
0

15. sport facilities

Source: university's official website, 2017.
20
Texas A&M University: 30
31
0

16. average admission SAT score

The SAT is a standardized test for college admissions in the United States. SAT scores indicate how hard it is to get in to a university and can also indicate the level of educational requirements. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
1705
Vanderbilt University: 2180
30
0

17. extracurricular activities

A wide range of extracurricular activities, like sports, drama, choir classes, research trips, ect. shows that university supports not only academical interests of students but also their hobbies. Source: university's official website, 2017.
365
Pennsylvania State University: 1200
30
0

18. percentage asian students

Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
3%
早稲田大学: 86.50%
30
0

19. enrolled international students

The percentage of international students among all students show if the university is attractive abroad and the level of diversity. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
6%
London School of Economics and Political Science: 52%
30
0

20. endowment

A financial endowment is a transfer of money and/or property donated to an institution. In the United States, the endowment is often integral to the financial health of educational institutions. Alumni or friends of institution sometimes contribute capital to the endowment. Source: Wikipedia, 2017.
0.69$ billion
Harvard University: 32$ billion
30
0

21. campus size

Campus size in square kilometers. Source: university's official website, 2017.
8.10km²
Санкт-Петербургский государственный университет: 200km²
30
0

22. percentage male students

Percentages of female and male students show how balanced the university regarding gender. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
49%
東京工業大学: 86%
30
0

23. student to staff ratio

A measure of the average staffing level in the university. Shows how many students fall for one staff member. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
18:1
Caltech: 3:1
29
0

24. alumni network

An alumni association is an association of graduates or, more broadly, of former students (alumni). In the United Kingdom and the United States, alumni of universities, colleges, schools (especially independent schools), fraternities, and sororities often form groups with alumni from the same organization. Source: university's official website, 2017.
225000
University of Illinois at Chicago: 600000
29
0

25. student unions

A students' union, student government, free student union, student senate, students' association, guild of students or government of student body is a student organization present in many colleges and universities and many high schools. In higher education, the students' union is often accorded its own building on the campus, dedicated to social, organisational activities, representation and academic support of the membership. Source: university's official website, 2017.
350
Arizona State University: 1100
29
0

26. grants per year per student

An average amount of grants and financial aid given to a student. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
8040$
Dartmouth College: 61398$
29
0

27. percentage black students

Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
10%
University of Cape Town: 63%
29
0

28. dorm capacity

The number of students that can be hosted in dormitories. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
5571
University of California, Los Angeles: 25147
28
0

29. number of applicants

A high number of applicants can indicate that a university is in high demand and has a good overall image and reputation.
14818
Universitas Indonesia: 100000
28
0

30. Has university dormitories

The university has its own halls of residence available for students. These can provide an exciting social life, and sometimes work out cheaper than private accommodation.
Louisiana State University
73% have it
28
0

31. Rhodes scholars

The Rhodes Scholarship, named after Cecil John Rhodes, is an international postgraduate award for selected foreign students to study at the University of Oxford.[1] It was the first large-scale programme of international scholarships, and is widely considered the world's most prestigious scholarship. Source: university's official website, 2017.
14
Harvard University: 332
27
0

32. Has a museum

Source: university's official website, 2017.
Louisiana State University
77% have it
27
0

33. average composite ACT score

The ACT (American College Testing) is a standardized test for high school achievement and college admissions in the United States. The ACT score indicates how hard it is to get into a univeristy and can also indicate the level of educational requirements. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
25.50
Brandeis University: 1340
27
0

34. tuition fee growth rate

A lower growth rate for tuition fees indicates that the cost of studying at the university is not increasing too quickly year on year. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
5%
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München: -100%
27
0

35. highly cited researchers

The number of highly cited researchers in 21 subject categories. These individuals are the most cited within each category. Thomson Reuters, which did the data crunching for THE, combed through 6 million journal articles published over a five-year period, and then calculated how many times those articles were cited by other scholars. Source: Thomson Reuters, 2017.
4
Stanford University: 103
27
0

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