The flagship institution of Louisiana The flagship institution of Louisiana

Why choose LSU?

  1. The LSU campus houses eight museums that feature original works by students as well as traveling exhibits by local, national, and international artists.
  2. LSU Athletics is represented by its mascot, a live Bengal tiger named Mike the Tiger.
  3. There are over 350 student organizations currently active at LSU, including a student government and 38 fraternities and sororities.


Quick Facts:

Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

City Population: 802,484

University Population: 29,549

Climate: Humid subtropical climate with mild winters and hot and humid summers.

Nearest Airport: Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport



Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge (LSU) is a public institution that was founded in 180. It is located near the Mississippi River, in the southeast part of the state. Since 1860, LSU has served the world through extensive, multi-purpose programmes encompassing instruction, research and public service.

Outside of the classroom, LSU students can explore more than 350 student organisations or check out the unique, free facilities nearby, including the 14-acre Hilltop Aboretum or the Louisiana Museum of Natural History. Sports fans can visit the Andonie Museum, which is also free and all about the history of LSU athetics.

Tiger Stadium is legendary for the crowd noise generated by fans. Although orginally to b nicknamed "Deaf Valley" for its incredible levels of sound, the nickcame "Death Valley" caught on instead. It is the tenth-largest college football stadium in the country. The Tiger Stadium atmosphere is generally considered  one of the loudest and most electrifying college football experiences in the United States.