Academic Excellence at LSU

At LSU, students have the opportunity to work with faculty who discover new species, prove Einstein’s theories, save our nation’s coastlines, and win MacArthur genius awards.



universities in the country, consistently ranked by Forbes, Princeton Review, and Kiplinger


Top 1%

of universities that offer a balanced arts and sciences curriculum




SEC Professor of the Year

In addition to his research, Warner pioneered efforts to broaden the participation of underrepresented groups in STEM fields.

photo: kornhauser teaching a classHBO Screenwriter

Mari Kornhauser used the Gulf Coast as inspiration while screenwriting for HBO's series Treme

Design Your World

LSU's architecture program is ranked as a top 10 architecture school in the South. Architecture students combine creativity with practicality to design spaces that meet the needs of others.




Make Your Mark

World-class faculty and life-changing research - that's what you are a part of at LSU. 

From our top-ranked landscape architecture program to our world-renowned Center for Internal Auditing, LSU has a field of study for everyone. 

Select what you'd like to do after college and LSU will help you get there.

Explore Majors

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