Future Students

Welcome, Future Business Tigers

In the E. J. Ourso College of Business, we surround students with a dynamic network of faculty and staff invested in their success. Our faculty are enthusiastic about preparing students for their careers through classroom instruction, often including alumni and other industry leaders as speakers. They also support robust experiential learning opportunities.

Their work is complemented by the dedicated team in the Office of Business Student Success (OBSS). The first office of its kind at LSU, OBSS is a hub for student success and support. This collaborative team provides holistic, fully integrated services. As a result, our students are business-minded, professional, globally aware, innovative, and proactive about their future.

Our network is here for you. We cannot wait to see what we will achieve together.



Best Undergraduate Business Programs

- 2022 U.S. News & World Report

No. 23

Best Online Undergraduate Business Programs

- 2022 College Consensus


of 2022-23 graduates report positive post-graduate outcomes

- First Destination LSU Graduate Survey


A Superior Learning Experience

A Business Program for Everyone

The E. J. Ourso College delivers a superior intellectual and professional learning experience that cultivates future business leaders through real-world learning, critical thinking, and a strong work ethic. Our undergraduate degree programs offer specialized training in several business areas and broad general education for a sound foundation of business principles. And our advanced degrees are highly desirable in the competitive global marketplace, enhancing students' knowledge, improving your job opportunities, and increasing your earning power.

10 Undergraduate Majors 6 Masters Programs 6 PhD Programs

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Learn from the Best

At the E. J. Ourso College of Business, you’ll learn from acclaimed professors who are innovative thinkers, world-class researchers, and actively engaged with and accessible to their students.



Meet the Ourso Faculty

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A Business Education That’s Got your Back

The Office of Business Student Success supports students with a comprehensive team of professional, skilled advisors. OBSS is dedicated to business students’ success throughout their college careers — from recruitment to graduation and beyond. As a result, our students are business minded, professional, globally aware, innovative, and proactive about their future.

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Earn dividends when you get involved on campus. 

Make the most of your time at LSU.

The Ourso College is home to more than a dozen student organizations. Joining an organizations can help you build leadership and time management skills, learn more about your chosen field, grow your professional network, and make lifelong friends. Case competitions, research, and volunteerism also give Ourso students a chance to shine.

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Business Tigers Get The Job

We're your partner in career success.

The E. J. Ourso College offers tailored professional development services that ensure our students are the most prepared internship and job seekers on the market. Sharpen your professional skills, build on your experience, and geaux get the job.

Some of the Top Companies Recruiting LSU Business Students:

  • Aflac

  • Amazon

  • BlackRock

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Capital One 

  • Deloitte

  • EisnerAmper

  • EY

  • ExxonMobil

  • General Motors 

  • Georgia-Pacific

  • Goldman Sachs

  • Halliburton

  • Hewlett-Packard

  • IBM

  • KPMG

  • Nike

  • Northwestern Mutual


  • Shell

  • Southwest Airlines

  • The Walt Disney Company

  • Turner Industries

  • Wells Fargo


LSU Graduates Earn $15k more Annually Compared to the National Average.


LSU Students and Alumni have access to 500,000+ jobs via LSU's Job Portal.


Your Home Away from Home

Find yourself here.

The award-winning Business Education Complex is home to the next generation of business leaders. Discover where you will learn, innovate, and grow during your time at LSU.

Louisiana's capital city is home to some of the world's top global and technological companies and is near America's energy resources, delicate coastal ecosystems, and artistic, historical, and cultural treasures—allowing you access to prime locations for experiential learning. For you, that equals more research and internship opportunities in one of the nation’s top cities for job growth.

To schedule a tour of the Business Education Complex, contact Brynne Costarella (bcosta3@lsu.edu or 225-578-3211). Tours are generally available Monday-Friday with advance scheduling. 


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Contact Us

E. J. Ourso College of Business

4000 Business Education Complex
501 South Quad Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70803

LSU Online students onlineourso@lsu.edu

Brynne Costarella

Business College Recruiter
2000 Business Education Complex E.