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Colleges / Louisiana State University in Shreveport

About LSU Shreveport

Louisiana State University in Shreveport is a public, state school in an urban setting in Shreveport, Louisiana. LSU Shreveport was founded in 1965 .

LSU Shreveport offers housing for up to 351 students. The majority of students live on-campus and first year-students are required to live in campus housing.About 0% of students stay on-campus during the weekends..

As of 2021, the total market value of LSU Shreveport's endowment was $26.143 million For each full-time student, LSU Shreveport spends about $6,032. LSU Shreveport employs one full-time professor for every 28 undergrads enrolled.

2021 LSU Shreveport Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 83%
Mean ACT score 22
Mean SAT score 1052
In-State Tuition $5,806
Out-of-State $18,960

LSU Shreveport Regular Decision Deadline 2022

Early Admission at LSU Shreveport

Louisiana State University in Shreveport does not offer early decision or early action.

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LSU Shreveport Acceptance Rate

LSU Shreveport admitted 83% of all applicants in 2021. In 2021, 759 out of 918 total applicants were accepted.

LSU Shreveport Waitlist 2021

LSU Shreveport reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

How Do I Get Into Louisiana State University in Shreveport?

LSU Shreveport is considered to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to LSU Shreveport, applicants must submit the following items.

LSU Shreveport Application Requirements

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.0
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Test Scores for LSU Shreveport

Admitted students have a mean score of 1052 on the SAT. The mean ACT score for LSU Shreveport students is 22.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to LSU Shreveport.

Does LSU Shreveport Require Test Scores?

LSU Shreveport is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, 4% submitted the SAT. 96% submitted the ACT.

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Does LSU Shreveport Provide On-Campus Housing?

Yes! LSU Shreveport provides on-campus housing for up to 351 students.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at LSU Shreveport.

Financial Aid at LSU Shreveport

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Is LSU Shreveport a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and Graduation Rates at LSU Shreveport

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes and Debt for LSU Shreveport Grads

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Based on this information, how does LSU Shreveport sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is LSU Shreveport a good school for you?

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Where is Louisiana State University in Shreveport Located?

LSU Shreveport is located in the urban setting of Shreveport, Louisiana.

If you want to see LSU Shreveport for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take I-49 to Shreveport, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Shreveport Regional.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what LSU Shreveport and Shreveport are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1 University Place Shreveport, LA 71115-2399

Campus Setting: Urban

LSU Shreveport Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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

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

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LSU Shreveport ACT Scores


ACT Range

20 - 25

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to LSU Shreveport is 22. Students with an ACT score of 25 and above have a good chance of getting into LSU Shreveport. Students with an ACT score that falls between 20 and 25 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 20 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

LSU Shreveport SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

990 - 1170


Math SAT Range

485 - 590


Reading SAT Range

495 - 590

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SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for LSU Shreveport students is 1052. Applicants with SAT scores of 1170 and above have a good chance of being admitted to LSU Shreveport, while applicants with SAT scores between 990 to 1170 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 990 have a low chance of being offered a spot at LSU Shreveport.

LSU Shreveport Tuition & Fees

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