LSU’s campus in Baton Rouge, La., consists of more than 2,000 acres nestled along the Mississippi River.
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, ranked one of the top 20 most beautiful campuses in America, is home to more than 31,000 students.
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’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.
Points of Pride
LSU’s College of Science is the top producer of African American Ph.D. and women Ph.D. graduates in chemistry in the nation.
LSU’s internal auditing program is the premier program in the world and the first of its kind.
LSU consistently ranks No. 1 in the nation in landscape architecture by DesignIntelligence.
LSU’s Bachelor of Arts in Theatre program ranks No. 2 in the nation among public universities, according to the prestigious blog, OnStage.
LSU is the only university in North America where future petroleum engineers can get hands-on training at a full-scale well control research and training facility.