Louisiana State University of Alexandria is a publicly supported institution that provides undergraduate level college education to the citizens of Central Louisiana. The university is a unit of the LSU System and operates under the auspices of the Louisiana Board of Regents.
LSU of Alexandria is committed to providing undergraduate students the education, skills, development and other resources needed to establish the foundation for their future success. We create a welcoming environment that includes critical thinking, experiential learning, civic engagement and community partnerships.
LSU of Alexandria will be recognized across the state of Louisiana and beyond as a destination of choice for the outstanding undergraduate experience it offers.
Truth » LSUA is committed to the pursuit of truth, wherever it may lead.
Autonomy » LSUA recognizes the broad freedom to design and execute a life plan consistent with one’s principled beliefs.
Community » LSUA is comprised of dedicated, caring individuals who treat each other as family and operate as a team.
Perspective » LSUA strives to assist students and other members of its community understand the diverse viewpoints and worldviews generated by the many cultures across the state, the nation and the globe.
Louisiana Legislature authorized the establishment of LSUA as a two-year commuter college under the governance of the LSU Board of Supervisors.
LSUA registered its first students.
First Degree Program - Associate in Nursing - in Division of Nursing.
The additional academic divisions of Liberal Arts, Business Administration, and Sciences developed.
LSUA was accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to award associate degrees.
Associate of Arts and Associate of Science transfer degrees approved.
Associate of Science in Computer Information Technology added
Associate in Criminal Justice added
Associate of Science in Clinical Laboratory Science added
Associate in Paralegal Studies added
Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Mathematics adde
LSUA joined Red River Athletic Conference
Total Students Enrolled
2022 Fall Undergraduate
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Louisiana State University at Alexandria is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Louisiana State University at Alexandria also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of Louisiana State University at Alexandria may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).
Please note that the Commission's address and telephone number are published here so that interested constituents can inquire about the accreditation status of LSUA, ask questions about the accreditation process, or pursue procedures for filing complaints against LSUA. Routine inquiries about LSUA (e.g., questions about admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc.) should be addressed directly to LSUA and not to the Commission.
The university also maintains programmatic accreditation for specific academic programs:
The Associate of Science in Nursing and the Bachelor of Science in Nursing are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN);
The Associate of Science in Medical Laboratory Science and the Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science are accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS);
The Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP);
The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and the Bachelor of Science in Accounting are accredited by Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).