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Colleges / Louisiana State University in Shreveport

Louisiana State University in Shreveport

Shreveport, LA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate91%
Acceptance Rate91%

About LSU Shreveport

Louisiana State University in Shreveport Overview

Louisiana State University in Shreveport is a public, state school in the city of Shreveport, Louisiana. LSU Shreveport was founded in 1965 and currently enrolls around 8,881 students per year year, which includes 2,477 undergraduate students. LSU Shreveport ensures on-campus housing for up to 351 students. Most students live in off campus housing.

Student Activities at LSU Shreveport

Are you interested in music or performing? At LSU Shreveport you can perform with one of the university's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? LSU Shreveport students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Interested in joining a fraternity or sorority? LSU Shreveport has fraternities and sororities.

Planning to play sports? LSU Shreveport has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at LSU Shreveport on the Student Life page.

2022 LSU Shreveport Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 91%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.4
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 1%
In-State Tuition $5,656
Out-of-State $5,656

Is LSU Shreveport a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can provide a sense of how selective a university is.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a better view of what LSU Shreveport offers and if the college could be a good fit for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Louisiana State University in Shreveport

The acceptance rate at LSU Shreveport is 91%. Out of 885 applications received in 2022, 803 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at LSU Shreveport

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It guages how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 62% of students who start at LSU Shreveport come back for their second year of college. LSU Shreveport's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 38%. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outlook LSU Shreveport Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from LSU Shreveport by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with LSU Shreveport directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Louisiana State University in Shreveport's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

LSU Shreveport's endowment was valued at $22.9 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. The school spends $6,067 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at LSU Shreveport

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on LSU Shreveport's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at LSU Shreveport.

Based on this information, how does LSU Shreveport sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! 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 city 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.

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

LSU Shreveport ACT Scores


ACT Range

20 - 25

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

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25 and Above


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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

870 - 1070


Math SAT Range

500 - 560


Reading SAT Range

370 - 510

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1070 and Above


870 to 1070


870 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for LSU Shreveport students is 970. Applicants with SAT scores of 1070 and above have a good chance of being admitted to LSU Shreveport, while applicants with SAT scores between 870 to 1070 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 870 have a low chance of being offered a spot at LSU Shreveport.

LSU Shreveport Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at LSU Shreveport is like? There are approximately 8,881 students enrolled at LSU Shreveport, including 2,477 undergraduate students and 6,404 graduate students. 68% percent of students attend school full-time, 89% percent are from LA and 11% percent of students are from other states.


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