We are so proud of all 680 of our new LSU graduates and their incredible accomplishments.
Our alumni today join an elite group, as only 6.7% of the world’s population holds a university degree.
Bachelor’s degree candidates | 444
Master’s degree candidates | 217
Education Specialist Certificate candidates | 3
Doctoral degree candidates | 16
These graduates represent 47 parishes | 31 states | 9 foreign countries
Our undergraduate degree candidates consist of 88 men and 356 women
Our graduate degree candidates consist of 58 graduate men and 179 women
13 are U.S. Military Veterans
The youngest candidate is 20
The oldest candidate is 63
Congratulations to Courtney Stephan Edwards, Army ROTC – Second Lieutenant – Salesforce Administration & Configuration (SPADM), Sport Leadership, who has just been commissioned as an officer in the United States Military.
Heidi Pittman, Elementary Education major, was recognized as a member of the 2016 LSU Tiger Twelve Class.
The Tiger Twelve is a group of students recognized for meeting three of LSU’s highest ideals. They:
hold themselves to the highest standards of academic, personal, and social integrity
practice justice, equality, and compassion in human relations
respect the dignity of all persons and accept individual differences