Facts & Figures

Recently released rankings put LSU as best in Louisiana and a leader in the SEC in one of the most important outcomes to today's students: return on investment.


awarded in financial aid and scholarships each year


2 in 3

students graduate with ZERO debt



of all students receive scholarships or financial aid




photo: students reciting alma mater at summer commencement

An Investment of a Lifetime

Ranked 65 among Kiplinger’s Top 100 Public Colleges, LSU is the highest rated public university in Louisiana. It has proven to be a place where students can get an exceptional education with a great return on investment—including starting salaries that are, on average, $12,000 higher than students graduating from other universities. It pays to be a Tiger!


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Visit campus to discover a unique culture in a beautiful setting of storied buildings, lovely lakes, and majestic oak trees. Apply today to become a part of the Tiger family!