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Louisiana State University
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Louisiana State University

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Baton RougeUnited States
Bossier CityUnited States
New OrleansUnited States
ShreveportUnited States
Rankings
Average ranking globally
# 154
Average ranking in the country
# 104
About University
Louisiana State University
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Louisiana State University

Overview:

  • Founded in 1860 as the Louisiana State Seminary of Learning & Military Academy
  • Became Louisiana State University in 1870
  • Flagship institution of the Louisiana State University System
  • Enrolls over 30,000 students from all 50 states and over 100 countries
  • Notable achievements:
    • Top 100 public university in the U.S. (U.S. News & World Report)
    • Top 50 research university in the U.S. (National Science Foundation)
    • Home to the National Center for Biomedical Research Informatics
    • Recipient of the National Medal of Science

Student Life:

    Extracurricular Activities:

    Over 400 student organizations, including academic clubs, honor societies, cultural groups, and recreational activities

    Clubs:

    LSU Student Government, LSU Union, LSU Greek Life, LSU Tiger Band

    Sports Teams:

    LSU Tigers compete in 21 NCAA Division I sports

    Student Support Services:

    Counseling and Psychological Services, Student Health Center, Disability Services, Office of Multicultural Affairs

    Campus Facilities:

    Student Union, Recreation Center, Student Media Center, LSU Museum of Art

Academics:

    Academic Resources:

    13 colleges and schools offering over 200 undergraduate and graduate degree programs

    Faculty:

    Over 1,500 full-time faculty members, including Nobel laureates and members of the National Academy of Sciences

    Teaching Methodologies:

    Traditional lectures, small group discussions, hands-on research, online learning

    Academic Support Services:

    Writing Center, Math Lab, Tutoring Center, Academic Success Center
  • Unique Academic Programs or Initiatives:

    • Honors College
    • University College (for non-traditional students)
    • Center for Computation & Technology
    • Louisiana Coastal Studies Institute

Top Reasons to Study Here:

    Reputation:

    Top-ranked public university with a strong academic reputation

    Rankings:

    Consistently ranked among the top 100 public universities in the U.S.

    Specialized Facilities:

    State-of-the-art research facilities, including the National Center for Biomedical Research Informatics

    Industry Connections:

    Partnerships with major corporations and research institutions

    Notable Alumni:

    Includes former U.S. President Huey P. Long, Nobel laureate Walter Kohn, and astronaut Fred Haise

Services:

    Counseling:

    Counseling and Psychological Services provides individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, and outreach programs

    Health:

    Student Health Center offers primary care, urgent care, pharmacy, and mental health services

    Housing:

    On-campus housing options include residence halls, apartments, and Greek houses

    Library Resources:

    LSU Libraries system includes over 4 million volumes, 1.5 million microforms, and 1.2 million electronic resources

    Technology Support:

    LSU IT provides technical support, software, and training for students

    Career Development:

    Career Services offers resume writing, interview preparation, job search assistance, and career fairs
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