Louisiana State University -- Shreveport

Shreveport, LA

Louisiana State University -- Shreveport

Shreveport, LA

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
17%
500-599
58%
400-499
25%
700-800
8%
600-699
8%
500-599
58%
400-499
25%
30-36
6%
24-29
30%
18-23
60%
12-17
5%
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

27

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 683
Declined 129
Total Received 812
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Public

2,577

undergraduate students

6,002

graduate students

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200-acre, urban campus in Shreveport (population: 192,036). Served by air and bus; train serves Marshall, TX (40 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Shreveport Regional

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

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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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
17%
500-599
58%
400-499
25%
700-800
8%
600-699
8%
500-599
58%
400-499
25%
30-36
6%
24-29
30%
18-23
60%
12-17
5%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $20
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.34

Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 683
Declined 129
Total Received 812

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
rigor of secondary school record
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 41
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Soccer
Tennis

Club Sports - Men's

bass fishing, cross-country, weight lifting

Club Sports - Women's

bass fishing, cross-country, weight lifting

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Football, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Football, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Community Health and Preventive Medicine
Computer Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Digital Arts
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Finance, General
General Studies
History, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, Other
Psychology, General
Secondary Education and Teaching
Sociology
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

8,579

total students

91%

in-state

9%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

30%

2,577
students

Female
61%
1,561

Male
39%
1,016

70%

6,002
students

Female
58%
3,477

Male
42%
2,525

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

67%

1,728
students

Female
60%
1,028

Male
40%
700

33%

849
students

Female
63%
533

Male
37%
316

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 65%
Student 4 year graduation rate 14%
Student 5 year graduation rate 13%
Student 6 year graduation rate 4%

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
20%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
51%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

397

Transfer students enrolled

5%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

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
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