Louisiana State University Rankings Profile (LSU)


LSU Student Union Building

Louisiana State University (LSU) was founded in 1853, and its 650 acre campus is located on bluffs above the Mississippi River as it flows through Baton Rouge.

The Basics

Location Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Official Website LSU
Nickname Tigers
School Colors Gold and Purple
Athletic Conference Southeastern Conference (SEC)

RealRank Ranking Categories

Reputation Silver
Renown Platinum
Diversity Success Platinum
Sports Renown Platinum
Tuition Profile Public university with low tuition for residents of Louisiana and medium level for out of state residents.
Endowment Bronze
Alumni Engagement Platinum

Key: Platinum: Elite Class; Gold: Very good; Silver: Successful, with room to improve;

Bronze: Mid to low range; NI: Needs improvement.

Academic Profile

Academic Range Well-Rounded
Professional Schools:
Architecture Yes
Business Yes
Dental No
Engineering Yes
Law Yes
Medical No
Nursing No
Veterinary Medicine Yes
Core Science Breadth Yes
Arts, Social Sciences & Humanities Breadth Yes
Agriculture Yes
Human Sciences / Education Yes
Public Health / Urban Policy Yes



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