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Louisiana State University


Louisiana State University, the state’s comprehensive research university, is the home of more than 30,000 students and more than 1,400 faculty, many of whom are international authorities of distinction in their fields. Accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, and professional degrees, LSU is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a Research University I and is both a land grant and sea-grant institution. LSU’s instructional programs include 201 undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees, placing it in the top 2% of the nation’s colleges and universities.

On Campus

The Baton Rouge campus is a large walking area of 2,000 square acres in the southern part of the city with over 250 principle buildings and facilities. LSU is home to the world famous Tiger football, baseball, and basketball teams.

The LSU Union is the focus of student life and includes a post office, shops, a food court, student organization offices, game areas, art gallery, and Union Theater for concerts and other musical and theatrical productions.


For more information, call (225) 578-5642, email ELOP at

Also, please use this link to view the LSU Homepage to get more information about the University and its many aspects.

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