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Louisiana State University in Shreveport

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

LSU Shreveport Admissions

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

LSU Shreveport Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of LSU Shreveport's admissions stats.

LSU Shreveport 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.4
Mean SAT Score 970
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
Applicants Who Submit SATs 1%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 99%
Waitlist No

Louisiana State University in Shreveport Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Louisiana State University in Shreveport.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––

Considering Applying Early to LSU Shreveport?

LSU Shreveport does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Find a list of some competetive colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

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Transferring to Louisiana State University in Shreveport

For more information on transferring to Louisiana State University in Shreveport, contact the school directly.

For Students Waitlisted to LSU Shreveport

LSU Shreveport has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

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 they consider most important in the admissions process. When assembling 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 on the areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at LSU Shreveport

Curious about the factors that are considered by LSU Shreveport during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Standardized Test Scores Very Important

Make sure to check with LSU Shreveport for more information on admission factors.

LSU Shreveport 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to LSU Shreveport, all applicants must submit the following items. 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) 2.0
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into LSU Shreveport?

Students admitted to LSU Shreveport have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

LSU Shreveport considers ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

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.

In 2022, 1% of LSU Shreveport's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 99% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for LSU Shreveport?

To be competitive with other LSU Shreveport applicants, you should strive to score between 870 and 1070 (or higher!) on the SAT. At LSU Shreveport 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1070 and 25% of scored lower than 870, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a LSU Shreveport student is 970.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of LSU Shreveport students scored 560 or higher and 75% of students scored 370 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of LSU Shreveport students scored 510 or higher, and 75% scored a 370 or higher.

What is 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.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

More Information on Transferring to Louisiana State University in Shreveport

Transfer 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:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

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.

What is LSU Shreveport's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for LSU Shreveport is 91%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at LSU Shreveport?

❌ LSU Shreveport does not offer early decision.

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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


ACT Range

20 - 25

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

25 and Above


20 to 25


20 and Less


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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 GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At LSU Shreveport, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.38. 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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