Louisiana State University Baton Rouge
United States of America
Established in 1860, the Louisiana State University is a public coeducational university located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. It is the flagship institution of the Louisiana State University System and is designated as a land grant, sea grant and space grant institution.
The university comprises of 15 Schools & Colleges: College of Agriculture, College of Art & Design, E. J. Ourso College of Business, College of the Coast & Environment, College of Engineering, College of Human Sciences & Education, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Manship School of Mass Communication, College of Music and Dramatic Arts, College of Science, School of Veterinary Medicine, Roger Hadfield Ogden Honors College, University College, LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Centre, Graduate School. The most popular majors at Louisiana State University-Baton Rouge include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Engineering; Education; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; and Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs.
The total student population at the university is more than 31,500 of which over 26,000 are enrolled in the undergraduate programs. The student to faculty ratio at the university is 23:1 and the acceptance rate is 77%. LSU has a generous financial aid program with 95% of its students receiving financial assistance in one form or the other.
The university is also noted for its extensive research facilities, operating some 800 sponsored research projects funded by agencies such as the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Notable Alumni: Marc W. Buie (Astronomer at Lowell Observatory), Grits Gresham (Outdoorsman, author, sportsman, co-host of ABC's-The American Sportsman), Sam Hoger (Appeared on the first season of The Ultimate Fighter, retired professional MMA fighter)
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