Bronze League
Louisiana State University

USA

156 Thomas Boyd Hall Baton Rouge, LA 70803

315 World
rank
109 Country
rank
Foundation year:
1860
Short name:
LSU
Type:
Flagship state university
Students:
28120
Faculty:
1400
Faculty/Students Ratio:
20
:
1
Web-site:
www.lsu.edu
Region:
North America
Location:
Baton Rouge
  Dimension Rank Score
Overall 315 53.899
Teaching 446 43.466
Research 233 64.291
International Diversity 621 21.016
Financial Sustainability 142 77.407
Additional Rankings Rank Score
Reputation Rankings 456 35.36
Research Perfomance Rankings 387 47.735
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TEACHING
World Rank: 446
Country rank: 114
Score: 43.466
League: Copper League
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40 %
Academic staff per students 20 %
Academic staff per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per academic staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
World teaching reputation 20 %
RESEARCH
World Rank: 233
Country rank: 83
Score: 64.291
League: Silver League
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name
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40 %
Citations per academic and research staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per admitted PhD 20 %
Normalized citation impact 20 %
Papers per academic and research staff 20 %
World research reputation 20 %
INTERNATIONAL DIVERSITY
World Rank: 621
Country rank: 133
Score: 21.016
League: World League
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name
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10 %
Share of international academic staff 20 %
Share of international students 20 %
Share of international co-authored papers 20 %
Reputation outside region 20 %
International level 20 %
FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY
World Rank: 142
Country rank: 49
Score: 77.407
League: Golden League
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name
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10 %
Institutional income per academic staff 20 %
Institutional income per students 20 %
Papers per research income 20 %
Research income per academic and research staff 20 %
Research income per institutional income 20 %

Overview

Louisiana State University, founded in 1860, is a public, comprehensive, land-grant university. Its campus of more than 2,000 acres is located in Baton Rouge, LA.

Mission Statement

As the flagship institution of the state, the vision of Louisiana State University is to be a leading research-extensive university, challenging undergraduate and graduate students to achieve the highest levels of intellectual and personal development. Designated as a land-, sea-, and space-grant institution, the mission of Louisiana State University is the generation, preservation, dissemination, and application of knowledge and cultivation of the arts.