Louisiana State University

156 Thomas Boyd Hall, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA | Public University | Established 1860

About us

Founded in 1860, Louisiana State University (LSU) has a beautiful campus located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the state capital and a cultural crossroads between the Cajun country of Lafayette and the beautiful, internationally known city of New Orleans, the birthplace of jazz music and home of Mardi Gras. Just minutes from LSU, downtown Baton Rouge is a vibrant hot spot that’s bursting with an authentic, festive culture you can’t find anywhere else. Attend an exhibition at the LSU Museum of Art, watch the sun set over the mighty Mississippi River or visit a historic plantation. Dine on delicious Southern cuisine (ever tried fried alligator?), explore one of many international art and music festivals and check out the Baton Rouge Zoo. Whatever your interests may be, our city is the perfect place to spend a day - and four years!

Why Louisiana State University

As an LSU student, you’ll take a deep dive into courses that instill practical skills - like critical thinking, communication, problem-solving and entrepreneurship - that you’ll carry with you into the workforce and beyond. Here are some of the many reasons for which you want to study at LSU:

  • LSU is one of only 30 universities nationwide holding land-grant, sea-grant and space-grant status.

  • Graduates work for top companies like Gerber, Nestle, Ralph Lauren, DreamWorks Animation, Nike, and Shell.

  • LSU is among the elite one percent of research universities in the United States.

  • 235 academic fields of study in 10 colleges and schools

  • Top 100 Public Schools

  • Top 100 Engineering Schools

  • No. 1 Landscape Architecture program in the Nation

  • LSU provides great opportunities for students hoping to strengthen or expand family businesses, or to start, own, run and manage their own businesses after graduation.


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