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Top Business School

In 2018, Eduniversal ranked the E. J. Ourso College of Business 20th in its 3 Palmes category of "Excellent Business Schools." The organization also ranked the Master of Public Administration (No. 34) and Master of Science in Finance (No. 40) programs in the top 40 of its 2018 Best Masters Rankings among public colleges and universities.

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Top 50 Public MBA Program

U.S. News & World Report ranked the Flores MBA Program 41 among public institutions and 51 overall in its 2019 edition of "America's Best Graduate Schools - Business Schools."

Best Online MBA Programs

U.S. News & World Report released its 2018 Best Online MBA Program rankings, placing the LSU Online Flores MBA Program 34 among public colleges and universities and 41th overall, maintaining a top 20 percent ranking among online MBA programs.

Best Public Affairs Programs

U.S. News & World Report released its 2019 Best Public Affairs Program rankings, placing the MPA program at T-87 overall out of the top 282 schools.

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Institute of Internal Auditors

Highest Score

Nineteen internal auditing students from LSU have earned the highest student score on the international Certified Internal Auditor Exam in the last 29 years.

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The Princeton Review

Highest Score

The Princeton Review named the E. J. Ourso College of Business' Flores MBA Program one of the top 252 on-campus MBA programs in the country for 2019.

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Dream Jobs

In 2016, the University Herald named the Flores MBA Program as top 5 in the U.S. for sending the most graduates to their dream jobs.


Top 30 Public MBA Program ranked the Flores MBA Program 29th among public institutions for return on investment in September 2015.

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