Louisiana State University

Americas, United States of America

Louisiana State University (LSU) is located on more than 2,000 acres of the southern part of the city near the Mississippi River. The campus is known for the 1,200 large oak trees that surround and shade the University. LSU is home to the LSU Tigers and sporting events are a vital part of the LSU community. LSU has over 400 student organizations from leadership programs, intramurals and club sports to Greek councils and student government.

Special conditions/comments

The Colleges of Veterinary Medicine, MBA program, medical physics/health physics and law are closed to exchange students. Upper-level courses in computer science, mass communication, business and engineering are very competitive and difficult to obtain. Both postgraduate and undergraduate subjects are available (see their website for more details). Postgraduate students must have at least 75% average to be eligible.

Credit points equivalent to 60 LTU credits
12 credit points
Baton Rouge
Placement chance
Fair chance
Language of instruction
Available scholarships

Mobility Grant; Academic Mobility Scholarship (AMS)

Semester dates
Fall Semester 2017: August - December ; Spring Semester: January - May

Subjects offered

Business and Law

  • Accounting
  • Business
  • Commerce
  • Crime
  • Justice and Legal Studies
  • Economics
  • Event Management
  • Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Laws
  • Management (general)
  • Marketing
  • Sport Development and Management
  • Sport Management


  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education
  • Educational Studies
  • Science Education
  • Teaching (outreach and community education)
  • Teaching (primary)
  • Teaching (secondary)

Humanities and Social Sciences

  • Classics and Ancient History
  • Anthropology
  • Asian Studies
  • Communication Studies
  • Creative and Professional Writing
  • Creative Arts
  • Crime Justice and Legal Studies
  • English
  • Gender
  • Sexuality and Diversity Studies
  • History
  • Human Geography
  • Interdisciplinary Core Subjects
  • International Studies
  • Journalism
  • Journalism (sport)
  • Latin American Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Media Arts
  • Media Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Photojournalism
  • Politics
  • Screen Studies
  • Sociology
  • Sustainability and Development
  • Theater and Drama

Languages and Cultural Studies

  • Social Work
  • Physiotherapy
  • Speech Pathology
  • Exercise Science
  • Human Nutrition

Engineering and Mathematical Sciences

  • Business Information Systems
  • Computer Science (general)
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Mechatronic and Robotic Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics

Life Sciences

  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Animal and Veterinary Biosciences
  • Botany
  • Environmental Management and Ecology
  • Microbiology

Molecular Sciences

  • Biochemistry
  • Biomedical Science
  • Biological Science
  • Biotechnology and Cell Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Genetics
  • Nanotechnology
  • Physics
  • Science (may depend on major)

Rural Health

  • Exercise physiology

Public Health and Psychology

  • Health sciences (general)
  • Psychology


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