Louisiana State University Independent Study

Louisiana State University
Independent & Distance Learning
1225 Pleasant Hall
Baton Rouge, LA 70803-1508

Website: www.outreach.lsu.edu/idl
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 800-234-5046

Incarcerated students may enroll in Louisiana State University’s print-based courses and can request the printed version of most web-enabled courses. Because they are not semester-based, enrollment is possible at any time of the year. Students will work independently within a nine-month enrollment period to submit lessons and complete exams. Due to specific policies, the fastest courses can be completed is 9 to 12 weeks.

Louisiana State University offers a variety of credit courses in Spanish, Sociology, Political Science, Mathematics, Marketing, Library & Information Science, Geography, English, Education, Communication & Biology in addition to their non-credit-based courses.

Louisiana State University

Continuing Education
1225 Pleasant Hall
Baton Rouge, LA 70803-1500
225-578-2500 or 800-234-5046
[email protected]

Accreditation: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Tuition: $182 per 1 credit hour; $344 per 2 credit hours; $505 per 3 credit hours; $675 per 4 credit hours; $836 per 5 credit hours

Payment Plan: None

Textbooks: Not included in Tuition

Transfer: N/A

Time Limit: 9 months; $25 for a 90-day extension (2 allowed)

Degrees: None available by correspondence, and all certificate programs require at least one web-based course for completion.

Course Categories: Biological Sciences; Communication Studies; Economics; Education; English; Foreign Language; Geography; German; History; Human Resource Education; Information Systems and Decision Sciences; Library and Information Sciences; Marketing; Mathematics; Philosophy; Physical Science; Political Science; Religious Studies; Sociology; Spanish; Speech Communications; Study Skills

Course Delivery: Paper-based

Media Component: None

Catalog: 42-page catalog (2013)

Application Fee:  None for individual courses

Founded: 1924

Comments: Since all certificate programs require at least one web-based course, these courses can be used for personal enrichment or to fulfill other required courses.

Other Sections: Personal Enrichment