FACTS ABOUT CAMPUS AREAS
The Our lady of the Lake College campus is located in Baton Rouge, the state’s capital
and one of the most vibrant and historic cities in the South. Baton
Rouge has become Louisiana’s largest city and is known to be rich in
culture, entertainment, and heritage.
With the College being
a short 15 minute drive from downtown Baton Rouge, students can
enjoy the many attractions the city has to offer and numerous
opportunities for relaxation and fun. Mardi Gras parades,
international fairs, street art markets, and outdoor music festivals are just a few of the events that roll through the city
annually. Baton Rouge has an expanding visual and performance
arts scene including many galleries, theaters, and museums centered
in the downtown area. The Shaw Center houses the Manship Theatre,
the Louisiana State University (LSU) Museum of Art, the Brunner
Gallery, and the LSU School of Art Gallery; the Baton Rouge Gallery
and the Louisiana Art and Science Museum are also located in the
downtown district. In addition, the Baton Rouge Little Theater and
Baton Rouge River Center host Broadway shows, musical artists, and
plays, and the
Symphony Orchestra performs exceptional orchestral
The city has some of
the area’s finest restaurants ranging from authentic Louisiana Cajun
cuisines to a wide variety of multi-ethnic offerings. And when
darkness falls, Baton Rouge nightlife comes alive, filled with
musical heritage that includes jazz, blues, rock, and Cajun music.
Sporting events are a
popular and essential part of Baton Rouge. The LSU Tigers
football team is one of the city’s most popular entertainment
highlights during football season and Baton Rouge was recently
ranked number in the top five cities for tailgating.
For lovers of the outdoors, Baton Rouge offers a variety of
recreational activities for everyone with local bike paths, hiking
trails, and recreational parks located throughout the region.