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Louisiana State University

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About

History

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College had its origin in land grants made by the United States government in 1806, 1811 and 1827 for use as a seminary of learning. In 1853, the Louisiana General Assembly established the Seminary of Learning of the State of Louisiana near Pineville, La. The institution opened January 2, 1860.

Education

Offering a broad array of undergraduate degree programs and extensive graduate research opportunities designed to attract and educate highly qualified undergraduate and graduate students.

Research

  • Individual Behavior & Community Context
Research on the individual behavioral and cognitive aspects of varied social phenomena such as health, crime, developmental trajectories over the life course, and socioeconomic attainment and how historical and cultural community contexts produce differential outcomes.
  • Communication & Expression:
The scientific, humanistic and artistic dimensions of the human communicative experience and how they intersect with and augment in novel ways the process of discovery.

Career

 An important part of the career decision-making process is identifying your interests, abilities, work values, and personality preferences.

By increasing self-awareness in these key areas, you can make a more informed career choice. To help with self-evaluation, we offer multiple career assessments to explore your strengths.

If you would like to speak with a staff member to determine which ones would benefit you. After completing an online assessment, we hope you will meet with a career counselor for an interpretation of your results. We'll help you understand how to begin to put the results to work for you.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2020
651
2019
651
2018
651
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2020
-
2019
501 -100
2018
401
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2019
-
2018
301
2017
301
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2020
-
2019
373 -29
2018
344
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Student services

International Services (IS) provides immigration advisory services and assistance for the community of non-immigrant students, scholars and employees that the University sponsors. IS is the primary office responsible for the University's compliance with US federal Immigration regulations.

Housing services

Residence Halls:

  • Acadian Hall
  • Annie Boyd Hall
  • Beauregard Hall 
  • Cypress Hall

Library services

The LSU Law Library is one of the largest academic law libraries in the United States, and holds more than 850,000 volume equivalents,109,000 volumes of court records. In addition to the standard Anglo-American legal materials, the library has substantial collections of foreign, international, and comparative law. It is a selective depository for U.S. Government documents and Louisiana documents.

ICT services

Information Technology Services delivers University-tailored and enterprise grade technology infrastructure, security, applications, communications and services to empower and enable the research, teaching and administrative functions of LSU.  ITS embraces operational excellence and industry best practices to supply enterprise architecture and IT shared services supporting the LSU system. 

Medical services

Student Health Center

The mission of the SHC is to provide, promote, and support services that integrate individual health, education for health, prevention of disease, clinical treatment for illness, and public health responsibilities consistent with the educational mission of the University.

Student Life

Campus life

LSU is located on more than 1,000 acres in the southern part of the city near the Mississippi River. The campus is known for the roughly 1,200 large oak trees that surround and shade the university, with "Stately oaks and broad magnolias" being the catch phrase description of the university. LSU is also distinguished by the five historic and beautiful lakes that surround the area, referred to as the "LSU lakes". The campus is home to two Indian mounds created by Native Americans over 5,000 years ago, located near the northwest corner of campus.

Sports facilities

Faculty and staff are admitted at no charge to regular season volleyball, gymnastics, women’s basketball, softball, track and field, and baseball games with a valid LSU ID (based on availability).

Throughout football season, Athletics often offers individual football tickets at a discounted rate for faculty and staff. 

Student clubs

Tiger Life Happens Here! The LSU Student Union is the hub of student activity on campus! Study with friends in one of our many lounge areas or reserve a private conference room for a quieter setting. Discover a new artist in the LSU Student Union Art Gallery. Enjoy a live performance in the Union Theater. Meditate, pray and reflect throughout the day in our new Interfaith Prayer and Meditation Room.   

Accreditation

Louisiana State University and A&M College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Collegesto award baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral degrees.

Student Reviews

Geaux to LSU!
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I love LSU. LSU has met and exceeded every single expectation I had for college. I have made some lifelong friends and have amazing professors who will continue to help me throughout my studies and professional career.

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I really loved the English department, and all of the advisors were helpful to me when I had a problem.

New Think
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Everything. . Specifically New knowledge

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States

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