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Continuing Education

Pre College

Enrichment Programs to Prepare for a Successful Future

As a flagship university, LSU understands the importance of quality education to prepare individuals for a successful future. Our programs are designed to inspire and challenge the next generation of learners to explore new possibilities in areas of study like math, reading, coding, and more. Our award-winning programs and instructors have a passion for excellence and will encourage the student to grow and make an impact in their schools and communities.

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Tiger Challenge

LSU Tiger Challenge is a unique academic summer program that engages the interest and imagination of students entering kindergarten through 6th grade. Exemplary teachers integrate math, reading, writing, science and social studies around stimulating themes designed for each grade level. Critical thinking, problem-solving, and leadership skills are emphasized in a community of motivated students. Experience a series of programs that capture interest, create engaging hands-on projects, and result in valuable preparation for the upcoming school year. Course themes and content are developed based on state curriculum standards.

Need help with registration? Give us a call at 225-578-2500 and we'll be happy to assist you! Click on the grade of your student or child below and register for the class directly online.

Tiger Scholars

This unique program invites pre-college students entering grades 7–8 grade to join us as a Tiger Scholar! University High School serves as the home base for these courses unless otherwise noted. Students expand their knowledge in a field of interest and gain valuable access to the nationally-acclaimed resources on the campus of LSU. Instructors work collaboratively with university departments to secure lab visits, college readiness tours, expert introductions, and engaging project-based learning. Shape your leadership skills, reach into high-level concepts, and prepare for the next step in your academic journey!

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Summer Reading Programs

Louisiana State University, Continuing Education, a non-profit organization, is proud to offer the Summer Reading Skills Program as a community service to families at 8 locations throughout Louisiana. Since 2003, this program has helped students in our community build strong reading skills and develop a deep love of books and reading. The program is designed and taught by the Institute of Reading Development, a nationwide leader in reading skills instruction.

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ACT Test Preparation

A good ACT score improves your chances of being accepted to the college you want. Our ACT Exam Preparation courses prepare you to do your best when it counts. The courses are taught by instructors who know the test better than anyone. Review test material and learn effective testing strategies using real test questions.

ACT test prep courses are offered on the LSU campus in Baton Rouge, selected other locations, and in a live-online format, giving you the option to choose the format and schedule that works best for you.

Our classroom programs give you the familiar experience of working within a traditional classroom setting.

Live-online classes combine the same great program as the traditional ACT prep class with the added flexibility of attending class from anywhere with internet access. Our virtual classroom provides you with the opportunity to interact in real-time with our expert instructors, and includes the added benefit of watching recordings of your class sessions at your convenience for up to 30 days after the course ends.

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Classroom ACT Test Prep

Live-online ACT Test Prep

Teacher Professional Development (Pre-K - 12)

Trying to get into a teacher preparation or certification program? LSU offers the Praxis® Core Math and Core Verbal exams that you can take online.

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Science Fair

The road to the Louisiana Science and Engineering Fair (LSEF) starts in middle and high schools all around the state. Students compete to advance from their school-level fairs to a regional fair, and then to the Louisiana statewide event. Top Senior Division winners from around the state have the opportunity to take part in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) Intel ISEF Complete Information.

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