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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. 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. 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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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. In the past year alone, LSU garnered $160 million in research funds, which returned $490 million in economic impact to the state. 

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Working for Louisiana: Securing Our Future

The health of our people, the integrity of our coast, and the security and prosperity of our industries depend on research and the development of new talent and technologies.

Featured News

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Shell Invests $27.5 Million in LSU to Establish Institute for Energy Innovation and Catalyze New Campus District Focused on Scientific Discovery

A $27.5 million gift from Shell USA, Inc., will establish the LSU Institute for Energy Innovation and enable construction of the LSU Our Lady of the Lake Interdisciplinary Science Building, the university's top capital priority.

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Astronaut Scholars

Two LSU Students Named 2022-23 Astronaut Scholars by the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation

LSU students Rachael Coates, a native of Baton Rouge, and Cale Locicero, a native of Metairie, were named 2022-23 Astronaut Scholars, becoming LSU’s 13th and 14th recipients ever.

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LSU Health

LSU Health New Orleans Nursing School Ranked #10 in U.S.

Nursing Schools Almanac has just released its 2022 rankings of the best U.S. nursing schools. LSU Health New Orleans School of Nursing is ranked the #10 nursing school in the U.S. and the #5 nursing school among public nursing schools.

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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.

Power-Based Violence 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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