The business of better.

We strive for better, so you can be your best.

We believe in the power of business to create the next generation of bold leaders — in the board room and in our communities. 

The E. J. Ourso College of Business is a catalyst for your career and a platform for you to create the positive change you're passionate about. We are committed to doing better every day — knowing our excellence will empower you to use your education and experience to transform your corner of the world. Let's discover what we can do better together.

We're in the business of BETTER.


Better academics.

In business, there are so many ways to tackle a challenge and meet your goals. No matter what your goals are, the E. J. Ourso College of Business has a program to help make your vision a reality. 

Better Opportunities.

Our Commitment to Student Success

E. J. Ourso College of Business is home to a team of professional, skilled advisors ready to help our students succeed academically and launch rewarding careers. We are dedicated to business students' success throughout their college career — from recruitment to graduation. 

But, we don't stop there. We provide the network, resources, and guidance that will start and propel your career. 

Undergraduate Student Support

Graduate Student Support

Better Research. Impactful Results.

Advancing Research that Makes a Difference in Louisiana and Beyond

We conduct top-tier applied business, economics, and public affairs research, providing relevant, timely insights that inform decision-making and shape policy, ultimately improving the overall health and well-being of the state of Louisiana and its residents.

Collaborate with the Center for Economics, Business & Policy Research

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A Better Louisiana. 

Bold Business and Industry Partnerships 

Our innovative degree programs go beyond the classroom to provide fresh learning opportunities, ground-breaking research, intellectual capital, and partnerships that support lifelong learning and economic growth for Louisiana’s business community.

See how we're partnering for the greater good.


of LSU business graduates report a positive post-graduate outcome

- 2021-2022 graduating student survey


LSU business graduate average starting salary

- 2021-2022 graduating student survey

Featured News

The LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business is proud to announce the 2023 Hall of Distinction inductees--Kip Knight and Joaneane Smith. In addition, this year's Outstanding Young Alumni Award recipient is Jacques Bourque.

The LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business is excited to announce the opening of the Office of Graduate Business Programs (OGBP), a centralized hub that provides a comprehensive collection of services to graduate students.

In May, twelve LSU entrepreneurship majors embarked on an enlightening journey to connect with business owners, technologists, investors, and thought leaders who power Seattle's entrepreneurial ecosystem.


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