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World-class education at an affordable price.

Located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, LSU is recognized as a Top 100 Public University by US News & World Report, attracting students from all 50 U.S. states and more than 100 countries. Only an hour away from New Orleans, Baton Rouge combines the comfort of a small city with a lively downtown, food and arts scene. LSU is one of the most beautiful campuses in the United States, in addition to being a world-class research institution.

LSU graduates include Oscar winners, world-renowned orthopedic surgeons, famous athletes, global architects and more. As an LSU alumnus, you will have connections to top companies like Gerber, Kraft, Nestlé, Ralph Lauren, Vera Wang, DreamWorks Animation, CNN, Nike, Ernst & Young, Deloitte LLP, JPMorgan Chase and Shell. The LSU alumni network stretches across the United States and around the globe, forever connected by the cheer “Geaux Tigers”!


At LSU, you won’t just get a wonderful education, you will get hands-on experience.

IBM has a large services center in Baton Rouge and works closely with LSU professors to provide internship opportunities and potential jobs to computer science students.
The College of Engineering at LSU is the only university in North America where petroleum engineering students can work at a full-scale well control research and training facility.
Millie, the world’s first cloned transgenic goat, was created at the LSU College of Agriculture and the LSU AgCenter.
The U.S. Department of Energy established a multi-million dollar center on LSU’s campus to research new, cleaner and improved forms of energy.