The Student Achievement Measure is supported by six sponsoring associations, working together to provide a more comprehensive and accurate picture of student progress and completion as students move across institutions and state boundaries.

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College

As Louisiana's Flagship University, LSU's spectacular campus environment, internationally renowned faculty, state-of-the-art research facilities, and supportive academic climate attract highly qualified undergraduate and graduate students. These students are challenged to achieve the highest levels of intellectual and personal development. LSU provides students with wide-ranging opportunities for unparalleled faculty instruction, hands-on research, community engagement, study abroad, student leadership, and national championship athletics. LSU provides an affordable, first-rate education that combines the advantages of a top-tier university with the student-focus of a smaller campus. Our broad array of academic studies accompanies extensive individual support services, reflecting LSU's commitment to student success.
First-Time Full-Time

First-Time Full-Time Students Starting Fall 2011

Number of students: 5,283

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64%
12%
4%
7%
13%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
59%
9%
9%
10%
13%
WITHIN 5 YEARS
38%
4%
33%
15%
10%
WITHIN 4 YEARS
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Graduated: Reporting institution
Transferred & Graduated: Other Institution
Enrolled: Reporting institution
Transferred & Enrolled: Other Institution
Current Status Unknown

The SAM Full-time Bachelor's Degree model tracks a group of students who started a bachelor's degree program at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College in the Fall of 2011. The students' progress toward a degree is reported within 4, 5, and 6 years. The same group of students is included in the results for every year.

The sections of the SAM chart represent the proportion of students in the original group with the following five outcomes.

  • Students who started at and graduated from Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College are represented by the darker purple bar with the solid black bar underneath (). (This section of the chart Within 6 Years is approximately the same as the federal graduation rate, but it may differ slightly for each institution.)
  • Students who started at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College and then transferred to and graduated from another institution are represented by the lighter purple bar with the white stripe underneath ()
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College and then transferred to and are still enrolled at another institution are represented by the lighter aqua bar with the bottom white stripe ().
  • Students from the original group whose status is unknown are represented by the green bar with the top white stripe (). These students may have graduated or still be enrolled somewhere, but their status could not be determined conclusively.

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College | Bachelor's Seeking Model - First-Time Full-Time

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY AND AGRICULTURAL & MECHANICAL COLLEGE IN FALL 2011 BY SUMMER 2017
 
2011-12
 
2012-13
 
2013-14
WITHIN 4 YEARS
2014-15
WITHIN 5 YEARS
2015-16
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2016-17
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Bachelor's degree from Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College 0% 0% 1% 38% 59% 64%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College 0% 0% 1% 38% 59% 64%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 2% 7% 10%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 0% 0% 1% 2% 2% 2%
= Total Graduated from another institution 0% 0% 1% 4% 9% 12%
Enrolled at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College 99% 84% 73% 33% 9% 4%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 7% 12% 12% 7% 5%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 0% 4% 5% 3% 3% 2%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
0% 11% 17% 15% 10% 7%
Current Status Unknown 1% 5% 8% 10% 13% 13%
Full-Time Transfer

Full-Time Transfer Students Starting Fall 2011

Number of students: 795

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64%
14%
2%
4%
16%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
56%
10%
13%
8%
13%
WITHIN 4 YEARS
11%
1%
69%
10%
9%
WITHIN 2 YEARS
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Graduated: Reporting institution
Transferred & Graduated: Other Institution
Enrolled: Reporting institution
Transferred & Enrolled: Other Institution
Current Status Unknown

The SAM Full-time Bachelor's Degree model tracks a group of students who started a bachelor's degree program at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College in the Fall of 2011. The students' progress toward a degree is reported within 4, 5, and 6 years. The same group of students is included in the results for every year.

The sections of the SAM chart represent the proportion of students in the original group with the following five outcomes.

  • Students who started at and graduated from Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College are represented by the darker purple bar with the solid black bar underneath (). (This section of the chart Within 6 Years is approximately the same as the federal graduation rate, but it may differ slightly for each institution.)
  • Students who started at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College and then transferred to and graduated from another institution are represented by the lighter purple bar with the white stripe underneath ()
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College and then transferred to and are still enrolled at another institution are represented by the lighter aqua bar with the bottom white stripe ().
  • Students from the original group whose status is unknown are represented by the green bar with the top white stripe (). These students may have graduated or still be enrolled somewhere, but their status could not be determined conclusively.

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College | Bachelor's Seeking Model - Full-Time Transfer

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY AND AGRICULTURAL & MECHANICAL COLLEGE IN FALL 2011 BY SUMMER 2017
 
2011-12
WITHIN 2 YEARS
2012-13
 
2013-14
WITHIN 4 YEARS
2014-15
 
2015-16
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2016-17
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Bachelor's degree from Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College 0% 11% 38% 56% 62% 64%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College 0% 11% 38% 56% 62% 64%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 0% 4% 7% 10% 11%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 1% 1% 1% 3% 2% 3%
= Total Graduated from another institution 1% 1% 5% 10% 12% 14%
Enrolled at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College 97% 69% 34% 13% 5% 2%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 8% 9% 6% 5% 4%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 0% 2% 3% 2% 1% 0%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
0% 10% 12% 8% 6% 4%
Current Status Unknown 2% 9% 11% 13% 15% 16%