As a Senior-level LSAMP, CSU-LSAMP's specific objectives for 2008-2013 include the following:
- CSU-LSAMP will engage a total of at least 2,000 "Level 1" students annually, including 900 upper division students who would be engaged in graduate school preparation activities and 300 first time transfer students;
- CSU-LSAMP proposed to increase URM-STEM baccalaureate degree production from the current base-line of 1,654/year for the 22 campuses to 2000/year (an increase of 346/year over the current base-line);
- CSU-LSAMP proposes to increase the number of LSAMP students who graduate each year from 300 to 400 and to exceed the national average of 38% for LSAMP graduates progressing to STEM graduate programs by achieving a rate of 50% progression to STEM graduate programs.
- CSU-LSAMP proposes to achieve a rate of 83% placement of its "Bridge to the Doctorate" students in STEM Doctoral programs and an 80% doctoral-level degree completion rate for those who are admitted to doctoral programs.