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Louisiana State University
Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College
Established1860
Type
Endowment$692 million (2012 total of all LSU campuses)
PresidentF. King Alexander
ProvostRichard Koubek
Academic staff1,500
Admin. staff5,000
Students31,527
Undergraduates26,159
Postgraduates5,368
LocationBaton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S.
30°24′52″N 91°10′42″W / 30.4145°N 91.1783°W / 30.4145; -91.1783Coordinates: 30°24′52″N 91°10′42″W / 30.4145°N 91.1783°W / 30.4145; -91.1783
CampusUrban 2,000+ acres (8.1 km²)
ColorsPurple and Gold           
AthleticsDivision I FBSSEC
NicknameTigers & Lady Tigers
MascotMike the Tiger
Affiliations
Websitewww.lsu.edu
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Louisiana State University and A&M College

The Louisiana State University and A&M College is a public university in Baton Rouge, Louisiana; it belongs to the Louisiana State University System of higher education as a land-grant and sea-grant institution. Colloquially, most people call the university "Louisiana State University" or "LSU". In sports competitions, "LSU" is almost always associated with Louisiana State University and A&M College or the LSU Athletics Department.

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