Outstanding Education. Outstanding Value.


LSU, a U.S. News & World Report top-tier university for 10 years running, offers you a world-class education at an affordable price. Below are a few numbers to keep in mind about Louisiana’s flagship university. *


Annual expenditures that directly support student success, including instruction, research, academic support, scholarships, and student services


Retention rate for first-year students who return for their sophomore year


Number of bachelor’s degree programs from which you can choose


Number of library collections, including books, audiovisual materials, and electronic books and periodicals

* Based on 2017 figures

Statistics about LSU, compared to other schools
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Producing graduates with high-value degrees, little-to-no student loan debt, and unrivaled career opportunities means everything to LSU. This is why we support value-based ratings systems that focus on important factors that prepare students to succeed after graduation. Their success is how we measure ours; so any way we break it down…
our students are always #1.

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We focus on what makes a difference – our students and their futures.