State-of-the-Art Facilities at LSU

State-of-the-Art Facilities

photo: Nicholson Gateway student lounge

At LSU, we're proud of our world-class athletes and athletic facilities. We are equally proud of the state-of-the-art facilities on campus that foster learning and research, create an unforgettable student experience, and produce alumni who change the world.


Patrick F. Taylor Hall, home to the College of Engineering

The facility measures nearly 440,000 square feet and is the largest academic building in the state of Louisiana, as well as one of the largest freestanding college of engineering buildings in the United States.


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PFT exterior



students walking through BEC rotudna 

Business Education Complex, home to E. J. Ourso College of Business

The Business Education Complex facilitates world-class teaching and learning, as faculty and students connect with business experts worldwide. It accommodates undergraduate and graduate business students, as well as executive education and business community functions.


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students attend lecture in BEC classroomWalls outside BEC



Nicholson Gateway Apartments

Modern, new apartments come fully-furnished and in a variety of layouts, with both 10-month and 12-month leases available. Steps away from class and with restaurants, shopping, a parking garage, University Rec Center, and grocery store on site, Nicholson Gateway Apartments is the perfect home for savvy upperclass and graduate students.


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additional study spacemain hallexterior of apartments




LSU University Recreation (UREC) provides a modern and energetic atmosphere conducive to the needs of our students and members. UREC is a 250,000 sq. foot innovative and comprehensive recreational facility featuring cardio equipment, strength equipment, fitness studios, high-level programming, and pools.


exterior of URECspin stations at URECrock climbing wallindoor track

pool at URECaerial view of leisure river



Center for River Studies

LSU Center for River Studies is located on the Baton Rouge Water Campus near the banks of the Mississippi River. It houses one of the world's largest movable bed physical models - the Lower Mississippi River Physical Model.


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projectors illuminate the model, close upriver model equipment pushes water and sediment into the modelCenter for River Studies ribbon cutting




Fierce for the Future

The Fierce for the Future Campaign unites LSU’s campuses statewide in the largest and most far-reaching advancement campaign ever initiated for higher education in the history of Louisiana.

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