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Colleges / Louisiana State University in Shreveport

LSU Shreveport Admissions

If you are considering submitting an applicationto LSU Shreveport, the application fee is $20. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for an application fee waiver.

Applying Early to LSU Shreveport?

Louisiana State University in Shreveport 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.

What Does LSU Shreveport Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you shine.

Admissions Factors at LSU Shreveport

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Not Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Not Considered
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Not Considered
Work Experience Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities Not Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Not Considered
Application Essay Not Considered
First Generation Not Considered
Interview Not Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Not Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Not Considered
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Volunteer Work Not Considered

LSU Shreveport Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to LSU Shreveport must submit the following items. Double check with LSU Shreveport'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 Shreveport?

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. LSU Shreveport does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

LSU Shreveport 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 2021, 4% of LSU Shreveport's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 96% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for LSU Shreveport?

To be competitive with other LSU Shreveport applicants, you should strive to earn between 990 and 1170 (or higher!) on the SAT. At LSU Shreveport 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1170 and 25% of scored lower than 990, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a LSU Shreveport student is 1052.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of LSU Shreveport students scored 590 or higher and 75% of students scored 495 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of LSU Shreveport students scored 590 or higher, and 75% scored a 495 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for LSU Shreveport?

To be most competitive at LSU Shreveport, you should strive to earn between 20 and 25 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 25 means you fall in the 75th percentile for LSU Shreveport's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 25, and three out of four students scored lower than 25 on the ACT.

A 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for LSU Shreveport students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.

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Transferring to Louisiana State University in ShreveportTransfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

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

LSU Shreveport Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to LSU Shreveport?

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

Does LSU Shreveport accept transfer credits?

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

DSST/DANTES ACE recommendations for credit

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

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

Do I have to submit test scores to LSU Shreveport?

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

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LSU Shreveport Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

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LSU Shreveport Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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

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ACT Range

20 - 25

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

25 and Above

Good

20 to 25

Avg

20 and Less

Low

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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

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Composite SAT Range

990 - 1170

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Math SAT Range

485 - 590

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Reading SAT Range

495 - 590

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1170 and Above

Good

990 to 1170

Avg

990 and Less

Low

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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 GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

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Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

83%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$7,352

Out-of-State

$20,506

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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