Shorelight helps international students attend top universities in the U.S.
Shorelight helps international students attend top universities in the U.S.

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Louisiana State University

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Louisiana State University is a Top 100 Public University with a dedicated focus on student involvement, research opportunities, and experiential learning.

  • #153 National UniversitiesU.S. News & World Report, 2021
  • #72 Top Public SchoolsU.S. News & World Report, 2020


Undergraduate Degrees

With more than 330 fields of study and 70 majors, LSU offers students opportunities for hands-on experience working alongside world-class faculty. Top-ranked and popular programs include business, engineering, petroleum engineering, and STEM.

  • College of Engineering
  • E.J. Ourso College of Business
  • College of Agriculture
  • College of Art & Design
  • College of the Coast & Environment
  • College of Human Sciences & Education
  • College of Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Manship School of Mass Communication
  • College of Music & Dramatic Arts
  • College of Science
  • University Center for Advising & Counseling

Life in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Baton Rouge – Louisiana’s state capital – is a culturally diverse city, close to the famous city of New Orleans.



Important Dates

Summer 2021

Application Deadline

April 29, 2021

Payment Deadline

May 13, 2021

Move-in Date

May 19, 2021

Program Start Date

May 20, 2021

Tuition & Cost

Tuition, housing, dining, and other fees vary by degree program, housing location, and preferences. Shorelight Signature Student Experience services — including visa help and career services — are included with tuition.


Typical cost for two semesters











Typical housing fees for one academic year. See all housing options below.

Housing prices vary based on room choice, amenities, and program track. Student preference is taken into account, but preferred pick is not guaranteed.

How To Apply

We offer a streamlined application process for international students.

  1. Complete your application

    Our advisors walk you through everything you need – transcripts, English scores, passport & more.

  2. Submit additional documentation

    Once you receive a final admission letter, you will need to submit your I-20 request form, certification of finances, and other paperwork.

  3. Apply for your F-1 student visa

    Our staff guides you through the visa application process and helps you prepare for your visa interview, too.

Academic Requirements

Entry requirements vary by program track and graduate level. Please contact an advisor for more detail.

Shorelight - Who We Are

As international student experience experts, we bring students to US schools—or connect top US programs with students abroad. Here's how:

Signature Student Experience
Out education counselors and campus teams guide students to success, from application to graduation.
Career Services
We connect students to internships, alumni networks, and career opportunities around the world.
Innovative Live technology
Our award-nominated digital classroom experience brings real-time instruction to students anywhere.
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