Tuition & Fees

$7,146

$20,301

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

40%

60%

male

female

1
19

teacher

students

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Not Selective

88%

acceptance rate

Accepted 612
Declined + 79
Total Received 691
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Public

2,611

undergraduate students

2,067

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Biological Sciences
  3. General Studies
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Codes

SAT 6355
ACT 1593

Social Networks

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

500-599
67%
400-499
33%
600-699
17%
500-599
17%
400-499
66%
30-36
11%
24-29
34%
18-23
49%
12-17
6%
24-29
23%
18-23
56%
12-17
21%
30-36
3%
24-29
32%
18-23
59%
12-17
6%
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Fun Facts

  • The Louisiana State University -- Shreveport mascot, Mike the Tiger--a live tiger--is placed in a cage and moved near the visiting team's locker room before home games, so the opposing players must pass by him on the way to the field.
  • Louisiana State University -- Shreveport's team mascot, Mike the Tiger, is an actual live Bengal tiger. The school built a $3 million habitat for Mike (currently Mike VI) in 2005.

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School Facts

Louisiana State University in Shreveport, founded in 1965, is a public, comprehensive institution. Its 200-acre campus is located in Shreveport.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 4,678
Established in 1967
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  CSAB (Computing Sciences Accreditation Board)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Shreveport, LA

200-acre, urban campus in Shreveport (population: 200,327). Served by air and bus; train serves Marshall, TX (40 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

Louisiana State University — Shreveport
1 University Place
Shreveport, LA 71115

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Campus Life

yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
5 fraternities 1% of male students
 
4 sororities 1% of female students

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

500-599
67%
400-499
33%
600-699
17%
500-599
17%
400-499
66%
30-36
11%
24-29
34%
18-23
49%
12-17
6%
24-29
23%
18-23
56%
12-17
21%
30-36
3%
24-29
32%
18-23
59%
12-17
6%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $20
($30 for international applicants)
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

88%

acceptance rate

Accepted 612
Declined + 79
Total Received 691

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
Secondary school record
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Darlenna Atkins
Registrar
P: 800 229-5957
F: 318 797-5286
admissions@lsus.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
tennis

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Red River Athletic Conference
Mascot
Pete the Pilot
School colors
purple and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Biological Sciences
Business Administration
Chemistry
Community Health
Computer Science
Computer Systems Technology
Counseling Psychology
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Digital Arts
Early Childhood Education
Education Leadership
Elementary Education
English
Finance
Fine Arts
Fine Arts Education
French Education
General Business Administration
General Studies
Health Administration
History
Leadership Studies
Liberal Arts
Management/Administration
Marketing
Mass Communications
Math/Physics
Nonprofit Administration
Psychology
Public Health
School Counseling
School Psychology
Secondary Education
Sociology
Special Education
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Undergraduate

56%

2,611
students

Female
60%
1,571

Male
40%
1,040

Graduate

44%

2,067
students

Female
60%
1,241

Male
40%
826

undergraduateFull-time

64%

1,677
students

Female
60%
990

Male
40%
687

undergraduatePart-time

36%

934
students

Female
63%
581

Male
37%
353

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
19%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
48%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

95%

Transfer applicants accepted

74%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Not Required/Recommended
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 11
Countries most often represented Canada
Mexico
Nigeria
Pakistan
Vietnam
The Philippines
Special services offered for international applicants

International Student Contact

Darlenna Atkins
Registrar
318 797-5061
darlenna.atkins@lsus.edu

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