Louisiana State University – Global Pathway

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  • Tuition

    $10,000 — $15,000 Semester

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  • Religious Affiliation

    No Affiliation

  • Scholarships for International Students


  • Conditional Admission Available


  • Top Programs

    Engineering, Landscape Architecture, Theatre

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About Louisiana State University - Global Pathway

The world is a big place with big questions to answer, and big secrets to unlock. That’s where Louisiana State University comes in. LSU is an elite research university with a vision for tomorrow and a passionate commitment for finding answers that others could not. More than 235 fields of study offer students their choice of several top programs and opportunities for hands-on experience working alongside world-class faculty.

In 2015, LSU Global was introduced to campus to assist international students with their pathway programs that support their transition into the university while they earn credits toward their degree.

Students in the LSU Global pathway programs can expect:

  • An Easier Transition: Simple admissions process and classes tailored to your academic and English-language level.
  • Extra Support: Free airport pickup, an in-depth orientation to prepare students for success at LSU and in the U.S., dedicated academic and student services advisors, and language and academic help.
  • Career Growth Assistance: Professional development workshops, internship assistance, and greater cultural understanding.

Discover Rich History and Culture

Living in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

LSU’s beautiful campus is located in Louisiana’s state capital — home to more than 900 restaurants and 180 parks, Baton Rouge is a cultural crossroads between the Cajun country of Lafayette, and the internationally known city of New Orleans: the birthplace of jazz music, and the home of Mardi Gras.

Friendly people, warm weather, and an array of flavors, sights, and sounds welcome students to a world of opportunities for academic and career development, extracurricular fun, and everything in between.

Some Fast Facts:

  • Baton Rouge is home to more 225,000 people
  • Average temperatures are 16º C in January, 31º C in June, and 27º C in October
  • Arrive to Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (15 minutes from campus) or New Orleans International Airport (one hour from campus)
  • Organizations recruiting LSU alumni include Google, Nike, Apple, Microsoft, Twitter, YouTube, Marriott International, IBM, Tesla, DreamWorks Animation, Shell Oil Company, ExxonMobil, Halliburton, Ralph Lauren, Vera Wang, Kraft, and Nestle
  • #4 Best Quality of Life (Business Facilities, 2016)
  • #8 Most Diverse Economy (EMSI, 2018)
  • #11 Best Places to Live in Your 20s (Life Storage, 2018)
  • #13 Best City for New College Graduates (Money Magazine, 2017)

LSU Global for International Students

For international students, the move from high school to a university in the United States presents many challenges: a new language, new ways of learning, and a new home. LSU is equipped with a campus full of resources, including LSU Global, to help with whatever you need to ensure your success.

Here are some of the areas of support offered through LSU Global:

  • Detailed Orientation
  • Registration and Scheduling Assistance
  • Academic Advising
  • Focused Tutoring
  • Student Services Advising
  • Small Class Sizes

Academics: Research and Innovation

LSU’s comprehensive education focuses not just on excellence in the classroom, but also on experiences that position graduates for fulfilling, impactful careers. The university is one of just 30 in the U.S. to hold land-grant, sea-grant, and space-grant status.

A few notable rankings include:

  • #153 National Universities
  • #1 Landscape Architecture
  • #3 Petroleum Engineering
  • #11 Theatre
  • #46 Game Design
  • #52 Accounting

Student Life: Friends, Fun, and Food

Louisiana is known for its food, music, hospitality, festivals, and an overall celebratory lifestyle. LSU offers more than 400 student organizations to get involved on campus, as well as lots of opportunity to explore the city, state, and region.


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Louisiana State University – Global Pathway

LSU Global
LSU Student Union, Rm. 160B
Baton Rouge LA 70803
P: 2255787949
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