Here to Win

LSU is a national powerhouse, and not just on the field. Our students, researchers and alumni achieve victories every day!



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Making Waves

The world somersaulted when LSU Physics researchers discovered two gravitational waves this year, thus proving Einstein's Theory of Relativity. Any way you judge it, that's a perfect 10.  

Explore Our Discoveries

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A Cut Above

The LSU Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture is the best in the nation, with both undergraduate and graduate programs consistently ranked first. This year marks the sixth time the undergraduate program has been number one, cutting a path through the competition.  

Be A Part of Our Program


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Par Excellence

The French Embassy to the United States designated LSU French as a centre d'excellence, an honor given to only 15 university French programs in the United States. The French surnames of LSU football players are a reminder of 400 years of French heritage in our state. Vive la Louisiane!


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Worth a Tweet

The LSU Museum of Natural Science has discovered 41 species of birds and has one of the largest collections of birds in the world (more than 173,000 specimens). So, you can see, we're pretty high up in the pecking order.

41 Birdies and More



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Our Students Win!

When you arrive at LSU, you become a part of a distinguished group of students. LSU students have distinguished themselves in business, education, science, the arts, sports, entertainment and many other areas. 

16 Critical Language Scholars

1 Gates-Cambridge Scholar

31 Goldwater Scholars

4 Marshall Scholars

14 Rhodes Scholars

2 Soros Fellows

10 Truman Scholars

3 Udall Scholars