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Louisiana State University and A&M College facts for kids
Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College
|Endowment||$692 million (2012 total of all LSU campuses)|
|President||F. King Alexander|
|Campus||Urban 2,000+ acres (8.1 km²)|
|Colors||Purple and Gold|
|Athletics||Division I FBS – SEC|
|Nickname||Tigers & Lady Tigers|
|Mascot||Mike the Tiger|
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.