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LSU Alexandria Admissions

If you are considering submitting an application to LSU Alexandria, the application fee costs $20.

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.

LSU Alexandria Admissions Stats at a Glance

LSU Alexandria 2021 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.2
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 11%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
Applicants Who Submit SATs 9%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 85%
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Applying Early to LSU Alexandria?

Louisiana State University at Alexandria 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.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

Is LSU Alexandria Hard To Get Into?

It is moderately difficult to get into LSU Alexandria.

In 2021, LSU Alexandria accepted 31% of students, around 655 of the 2,102 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like LSU Alexandria, 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.

What Does LSU Alexandria Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight 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 apply to colleges that prioritize the areas where you shine.

Admissions Factors at LSU Alexandria

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Important
Class Rank Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Very Important

LSU Alexandria Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to LSU Alexandria must submit the following items. Double check with LSU Alexandria's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into LSU Alexandria?

Students admitted to LSU Alexandria have an average unweighted GPA of 3.2.

Out of all students that were admitted, 46% submitted a class rank. At LSU Alexandria 11% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 33% were in the top 25% and 71% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Louisiana State University at Alexandria, student GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 46%

LSU Alexandria considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

LSU Alexandria 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.

In 2017, 9% of LSU Alexandria's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 85% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for LSU Alexandria?

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What's a Good ACT Score for LSU Alexandria?

To be most competitive at LSU Alexandria, you should strive to earn between 18 and 23 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 23 means you fall in the 75th percentile for LSU Alexandria's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 23, and three out of four students scored lower than 23 on the ACT.

A 18 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for LSU Alexandria students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.

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Transferring to Louisiana State University at Alexandria

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to LSU Alexandria. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in LSU Alexandria during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term

LSU Alexandria Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to LSU Alexandria?

Students who are admitted to LSU Alexandria must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.

Does LSU Alexandria accept transfer credits?

LSU Alexandria accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. LSU Alexandria accepts:

  • CLEP subject tests
  • ACE recommendations for credit

Does LSU Alexandria accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

LSU Alexandria does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to LSU Alexandria?

LSU Alexandria is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

What is LSU Alexandria's acceptance rate?

LSU Alexandria's acceptance rate is 31%.

Want To Learn More About LSU Alexandria?

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LSU Alexandria Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

31%

How hard is it to get into LSU Alexandria? LSU Alexandria is a somewhat selective institution. The LSU Alexandria acceptance rate is 31%. This means that the institution accepts 31 out of every 100 applicants.

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LSU Alexandria Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to LSU Alexandria is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to LSU Alexandria is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

LSU Alexandria ACT Scores

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ACT Range

18 - 23

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

23 and Above

Good

18 to 23

Avg

18 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to LSU Alexandria is 20. Students with an ACT score of 23 and above have a good chance of getting into LSU Alexandria. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 23 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 18 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

LSU Alexandria SAT Scores

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LSU Alexandria GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.16

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At LSU Alexandria, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.16. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

3,277

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

31%

Tuition and Fees

In State

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Out-of-State

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Application Deadline

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