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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.
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 garnered $324 million in research funds, which are projected to generate more than $943 million in statewide economic impact.
“Shell and LSU Have a Long History of Taking Care of Louisiana.” — Lee Stockwell, Shell
See how Shell’s catalytic $27.5-million investment in LSU and the new Institute for Energy Innovation is advancing reliable, affordable, and environmentally responsible energy in Louisiana for the world.
In the latest 2024 Best Colleges in the U.S. survey conducted by The Wall Street Journal in collaboration with College Pulse and Statista, LSU has claimed the top spot among both public and private higher education institutions in the state of Louisiana.
Powered by its Scholarship First Agenda, which drives solutions-focused research investment in agriculture, biomedicine, coast, defense and energy, LSU reports a record $428 million in total research activity in just one year with an estimated $1.2 billion in economic impact on Louisiana.
LSU researchers have been awarded $500K by the National Science Foundation to build a shared data storage system to elevate the research experience not just at LSU, but at universities across Louisiana.
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.