Large Increase in Black Freshmen at Louisiana State University

Louisiana State University, the flagship educational institution in Baton Rouge, has announced that black freshman enrollments are up a whopping 45.8 percent from a year ago. Overall freshman enrollments are up by 14 percent.

There are 2,215 black undergraduates on the Baton Rouge campus. They make up 9.4 percent of total enrollments. There are 406 black graduate students. They make up about 8 percent of the total graduate enrollments.