Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, better known as Louisiana State or simply LSU, is located in the state capital of Baton Rouge. The flagship member of the Louisiana State University System, the school is also the largest post-secondary institution in the state in terms of enrollment with a student body of roughly 30,000.
In addition to the main Baton Rouge campus, the university has facilities and/or programs throughout the state. Branch campuses are located in Alexandria, Eunice, and Shreveport. LSU also has an agricultural center, a health sciences center, and a biomedical research center, which is operated with the University of New Orleans.
LSU is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and awards bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees.