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About Louisiana State University of Alexandria

Louisiana State University of Alexandria is a publicly supported institution that provides undergraduate level college education to the citizens of Central Louisiana. The university is a unit of the LSU System and operates under the auspices of the Louisiana Board of Regents.

Mission

LSU of Alexandria is committed to providing undergraduate students the education, skills, development and other resources needed to establish the foundation for their future success. We create a welcoming environment that includes critical thinking, experiential learning, civic engagement and community partnerships.

 

Vision

LSU of Alexandria will be recognized across the state of Louisiana and beyond as a destination of choice for the outstanding undergraduate experience it offers.

Values

Truth » 可靠的网赌平台 is committed to the pursuit of truth, wherever it may lead.

Autonomy » 可靠的网赌平台 recognizes the broad freedom to design and execute a life plan consistent with one’s principled beliefs.

Community » 可靠的网赌平台 is comprised of dedicated, caring individuals who treat each other as family and operate as a team.

Perspective » 可靠的网赌平台 strives to assist students and other members of its community understand the diverse viewpoints and worldviews generated by the many cultures across the state, the nation and the globe.

1959

Louisiana Legislature authorized the establishment of 可靠的网赌平台 as a two-year commuter college under the governance of the LSU Board of Supervisors.

1960

可靠的网赌平台 registered its first students.

1964

First Degree Program - Associate in Nursing - in Division of Nursing.

1967

The additional academic divisions of Liberal Arts, Business Administration, and Sciences developed.

1974

可靠的网赌平台 was accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to award associate degrees.

1986

Associate of Arts and Associate of Science transfer degrees approved.

1988

Associate of Science in Computer Information Technology added

1994

Associate in Criminal Justice added

1996

Associate of Science in Clinical Laboratory Science added

1999

Associate in Paralegal Studies added

2001
  • The Louisiana Legislature passed legislation (Senate Bill 853) allowing Louisiana State University at Alexandria to offer baccalaureate degrees.
  • Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Education, Associate of Science in Radiologic Technology added
2003
  • First bachelor's degree graduates
  • 可靠的网赌平台 began offering four baccalaureate degrees: Biology, General Studies, Elementary Education, and Liberal Studies
  • Reorganized into colleges and departments rather than divisions.
2006

Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Mathematics adde

2007
  • 可靠的网赌平台 began Selective Admissions
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration added
  • The Oaks, 可靠的网赌平台’s student housing complex opened
  • 可靠的网赌平台 hired its first athletic director
2008
  • Bachelor of Arts in History, Communications Studies, and English and Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and Nursing added
  • 可靠的网赌平台 began competing in NAIA men’s baseball and women’s fast-pitch softball
2010
  • Post Baccalaureate Certificates in Special Education Mild/Moderate for Grades 1-5 and Grades 6-12 added
  • Baseball-Softball on campus complex opened
2011
  • Multipurpose Academic Center (MPAC) opened
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Early Childhood Education added
2013
  • Addition of BS in Elder Care Administration and BS in Medical Laboratory Science
  • LSU Board of Supervisors approved the addition of five new sports—men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s soccer, and women’s tennis
2014

可靠的网赌平台 joined Red River Athletic Conference

2015
  • 可靠的网赌平台 offered its first 100% online degrees
  • 可靠的网赌平台's SACSCOC accreditation reaffirmed
2017
  • Addition of BS in Chemistry, BS in Health Professions, and BA in World Religions 
  • Addition Of Post-Baccalaureate certifications in Significant Disabilities and Adaptive Physical Education

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Chancellor's Office

Dr. Paul Coreil was named interim chancellor in June 2019. Find a list of cabinet minutes and all University policies here.

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Strategic Plan

The Strategic Plan is the guiding plan for the University for the foreseeable future. It lays out plans for future University expansion and where new buildings may be placed.

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University History

可靠的网赌平台 will soon celebrate its 60th anniversary and has grown from a two-year commuter college to a vibrant and growing four-year University.

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University Services & Affiliates

可靠的网赌平台 offers a number of additional serves such as continuing education and oversees the Alexandria Museum of Art in downtown.

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Statistics About 可靠的网赌平台

4,129

Total Students Enrolled

53%

Full-Time Students

30%

Male

3,625

2022 Fall Undergraduate

47%

Part-Time Students

70%

Female

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Institutional Accreditation

Louisiana State University at Alexandria is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Louisiana State University at Alexandria also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of Louisiana State University at Alexandria may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).

Please note that the Commission's address and telephone number are published here so that interested constituents can inquire about the accreditation status of 可靠的网赌平台, ask questions about the accreditation process, or pursue procedures for filing complaints against 可靠的网赌平台. Routine inquiries about 可靠的网赌平台 (e.g., questions about admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc.) should be addressed directly to 可靠的网赌平台 and not to the Commission.

Programmatic Accreditation

The university also maintains programmatic accreditation for specific academic programs:

The Associate of Science in Nursing and the Bachelor of Science in Nursing are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN);

The Associate of Science in Medical Laboratory Science and the Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science are accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS);

The Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP);

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and the Bachelor of Science in Accounting are accredited by Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).