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Join the ranks of a vibrant community of students and scholars collectively dedicated to help you explore your ambitions, pursue your dreams, or advance your career. An elite research university with some of the top-ranked programs across the nation, LSU’s academic enterprise provides access to higher education for learners at every stage of life.

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From field goals to career goals, we empower students to follow their passion and meet challenges head-on. A top research university with some of the top-ranked programs across the nation and professors renowned around the world, LSU offers unrivaled academic opportunities and equips our students for success in their fields.

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LSU is an elite research university, where students can find undergraduate research opportunities, locate a faculty mentor, and connect with other student researchers.

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Explore LSU majors and minors by YOUR Interest. Select what you’d like to do after college, and we’ll show you how LSU can get you there. 

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There are 400+ student organizations and opportunities to enrich your experience.

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It's More Than Research

At LSU, Louisiana's flagship institution, the research we perform is not only our duty, it's what drives us. From cancer and diabetes to coastal sustainability, energy, and agriculture, we improve the lives of our neighbors and loved ones every day. As a top research university, in the past year alone, LSU achieved $488 million in research activity across its eight campuses to advance Louisiana and the world. This achievement generated $1.3 billion in economic impact for Louisiana.

Statewide achievement in research across all campuses added $1.3 billion in economic impact for Louisiana. Increased federal research funding demonstrates enduring success of LSU's Scholarship First Agenda.

LSU jumped to No. 56 among universities granted U.S. utility patents in the National Academy of Inventors' 2023 Top 100 ranking. According to the National Center for Educational Statistics, there are more than 2,500 undergraduate degree-granting institutions in the nation. The National Academy of Inventors ranks the top 100 among them using the number of patents received by their faculty in a single year.

The bacteria that cause strep throat and hospital-acquired infections could play a role in treating inoperable tumors that resist radiation and chemotherapy.

Leading Louisiana's Energy Innovation

LSU-led Team Wins Largest Grant Ever Awarded by U.S. National Science Foundation


LSU researchers are leading a statewide team that will help create jobs in the energy sector, develop innovative solutions to energy challenges, and train the world’s energy workforce.

Energy companies, universities, community and technical colleges, and state agencies are part of this historic partnership.

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$160 million

To fund energy innovation

50+ partners

From industry, education, and government

1 mission

Develop global energy solutions


A Supportive Community

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LSU is committed to responding to reports of sexual misconduct and to providing survivors with access to medical and emotional support.

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Stay Safe LSU is a university initiative dedicated to the safety and security of our students, faculty, and staff. 

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Whether it’s transitioning to the college environment, participating in peer-mentoring programs or staying on track with your degree, we provide the resources you need to become part of the LSU community and to thrive within it.

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Your time at LSU will go by fast. Whether it’s exploring your interests, helping out in the community, or getting a head start on your career, there are plenty of ways you can get involved. 

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