LSU’s present-day campus, established in 1921, features buildings designed in the Italian Renaissance style, including stucco walls and red, clay-tiled rooftops.
LSU’s Quadrangle is renowned for its lush landscape, including majestic live oak trees and mature azaleas that provide a blanket of color in the spring.
The recently renovated LSU Student Union includes a modern theater that hosts a variety of concerts, plays, speakers and other events throughout the year.
LSU, ranked one of the top 20 most beautiful campuses in America, is home to more than 31,000 students.
LSU’s campus in Baton Rouge, La., consists of more than 2,000 acres nestled along the Mississippi River.
Points of Pride
LSU researchers are among the team members that detected two gravitational waves in outer space, thus proving Einstein’s theory of relativity.
The LSU Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture is No. 1 in the nation according to the leading design journal DesignIntelligence.
The LSU Museum of Natural Science has discovered more than 40 new species of birds, 11 species of fish, and 27 species of reptiles and amphibians, including the world’s smallest vertebrate.
LSU French Studies is recognized as one of the strongest French programs in the nation, and is one of the few programs designed as a Centre d’Excellence by the French government.
The LSU Petroleum Engineering Research and Technology Transfer, or PERTT, Laboratory is the only university-based facility for blowout prevention research and training in North America.