The Department of Psychology at Louisiana State University has a long tradition of
exceptional research scholarship, education and service – we celebrated our 100-year
anniversary in 2008. We are housed within the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Our nationally-recognized faculty conduct basic and applied research on a broad variety of topics in psychology and
neuroscience. We provide a high-quality undergraduate education to over 800 majors,
with a curricular focus on the science of brain and behavior and its application.
Our outstanding graduate program has four distinct areas: Clinical Psychology, Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, and School Psychology. Admission to the program is among the most competitive at LSU, and we have approximately
100 graduate students enrolled. Finally, we provide a wide variety of service to
the region, the state, and the profession. One prominent example is our Psychological Services Center, which provides affordable mental health services to the local community.