Louisiana State University at 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.
As the only state-supported undergraduate university in Louisiana, LSUA’s mission is to provide a broad spectrum of affordable undergraduate degrees in a robust academic environment that challenges students to excel and creates proactive and reciprocal relationships that meet the needs of the diverse student body and community that it serves.
LSUA envisions itself as a University of choice, recognized for academic excellence, committed to student and community growth through teaching, research, and service, and esteemed as a contributor to the economic, cultural, and intellectual growth of Louisiana.
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
2018 Fall Undergraduate
Total Students Enrolled
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