If you are thinking about applying to LSU, the deadline for Fall 2022 admissions is April 15 and the fee for the application costs $50.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for an application fee waiver.
Students who apply for Fall should hear back from LSU by October 15.
|LSU 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean SAT Score||1186|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College does not offer early decision or early action.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
It is moderately difficult to get into LSU.
In 2021, LSU **accepted .
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like LSU, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you shine.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
To apply, all applicants to LSU must submit the following items. Double check with LSU's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||3.0|
|Other Requirements||√||ACT Composite score of 22 (18 in English and 19 in Math) or SAT Total Score of 1100 (500 in English and 510 in Math)|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
LSU does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
LSU does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
The mean composite SAT score for a LSU student is 1186.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to LSU.
For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is April 15.
Transfer students can enroll in LSU during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to LSU?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to LSU.
Does LSU accept transfer credits?
LSU accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. LSU accepts:
Do I have to submit test scores to LSU?
LSU is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to LSU is Apr 15.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to LSU is Apr 15.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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