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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.
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 has garnered $160 million in research funds, which returned $490 million in economic impact to the state.
Scholarship First Agenda: Creating Solutions to Secure Our Future
Each of LSU's eight campuses is contributing to breakthroughs that have extensive effects on the people and industries within Louisiana and around the world
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.
An LSU AgCenter scientist has been awarded a $10 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture to improve sustainability and profitability of rice farming through research innovations that advance climate-resilient crops.
Sepsis is the No. 1 cause of death in hospitals and Louisiana leads the country with the highest rate of sepsis mortality, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Hollis O’Neal, MD, Critical Care Physician at LSU Health Sciences Center and Medical Director of Research at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, was the national principal investigator that led to the creation of an FDA-cleared test for sepsis.
A Supportive Community
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.