Tuition and Fees
Estimated Tuition and Fees
*Current as of 2020. All tuition and fees are subject to change without notice.
The Office of Student Aid & Scholarships administers a number of loan programs created to help students who need financial assistance to continue their education. All such funds are subject to policies and regulation authorized by the Faculty Senate Student Aid and Scholarships Committee. To be eligible, a student must be making satisfactory academic progress. For more information on the available loan programs, contact the Office of Student Aid and Scholarships: 1146 Pleasant Hall, 225-578-3103.
Graduate School Tuition Awards
The graduate dean can award up to 200 tuition exemptions to graduate students from under-represented groups. These tuition awards provide for an exemption from either or both the resident and nonresident fee. Preference is given to students from Latin American countries and to African-Americans. Students must be admitted to a graduate program at LSU and be nominated by their respective department.
Federal Work-Study Program
The MSA has a very intensive, compressed schedule and it requires the student's full attention. Participation in a federal work-study program is not permitted for MSA students.
The Office of Veterans' Affairs has the responsibility of handling all applications for benefits under the various public laws. In order to receive full VA benefits, a veteran graduate student must be registered for nine or more semester hours. Details and additional information concerning benefits for veterans may be obtained from the Office of Veteran Affairs: 112 Thomas Boyd Hall, 225-578-1547.