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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. An elite research university with some of the top-ranked programs across the nation, 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. A top research university 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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LSU is an elite research university, where students can find undergraduate research opportunities, locate a faculty mentor, and connect with other student researchers.

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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. As a top research university, in the past year alone, LSU garnered $324 million in research funds, which are projected to generate more than $943 million in statewide economic impact. 

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What is Carbon Capture, Use, and Storage? LSU Faculty Explain

LSU researchers explain risks and opportunities and why the Gulf Coast region is being considered for carbon capture, use, and storage, or CCUS.

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Six LSU researchers have been awarded the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious grant for early-career faculty. Each was chosen because of their potential to serve as academic role models in research and education, and ability to integrate their endeavors within the context of their organization’s mission.

LSU Department of Physics and Astronomy Assistant Professor Eric Burns led the analysis of 7,000 gamma-ray bursts to establish how frequently this brightest of all time, or BOAT, event may occur. The answer: once every 10,000 years

The LSU Shreveport Cyber Collaboratory's name insinuates the use of 3D printers and hologram tables, but a biology professor and her students are utilizing the space to discover better therapeutics for cancer.

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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.

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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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