Louisiana State University -- Shreveport

Shreveport, LA

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

Louisiana State University -- Shreveport

Shreveport, LA

Tuition & Fees

$7,519

$20,673

not including room and board

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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
59%
400-499
25%
30-36
12%
24-29
28%
18-23
54%
12-17
6%
30-36
1%
24-29
23%
18-23
51%
12-17
25%
30-36
5%
24-29
30%
18-23
60%
12-17
5%
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

1

teacher

27

students

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Not Selective

96%

acceptance rate

Accepted 697
Declined + 28
Total Received 725
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Public

2,577

undergraduate students

6,002

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. General Studies
  2. Biological Sciences
  3. Management/administration
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Codes

SAT 6355
ACT 1593

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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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Location

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 8,579
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)

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Shreveport, LA

200-acre, urban campus in Shreveport (population: 192,036). 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
3%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
2%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
6 fraternities 1% of male students
 
3 sororities 1% of female students
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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
59%
400-499
25%
30-36
12%
24-29
28%
18-23
54%
12-17
6%
30-36
1%
24-29
23%
18-23
51%
12-17
25%
30-36
5%
24-29
30%
18-23
60%
12-17
5%

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 or ACT Required
SAT Subject Tests Not used

Not Selective

96%

acceptance rate

Accepted 697
Declined + 28
Total Received 725

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
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
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Mary Catherine Harvison
Director of Admissions
P: 800 229-5957
F: 318 797-5286
admissions@lsus.edu

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/Recreational Sports

basketball, bass fishing, cheerleading, cross-country, dance team, fencing, flag football, quidditch, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball, weight lifting

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Athletic Directors

Lucas Morgan (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Red River Athletic Conference
Mascot
Pilots
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
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Digital Arts
Early Childhood Education
Educational Leadership
Elementary Education
English
Finance
General Business Administration
General Studies
Health Administration
History
Leadership Studies
Liberal Arts/Sciences
Management/Administration
Marketing
Mass Communications
Math/Physics
Nonprofit Administration
Psychology
Public Health
School Psychology
Secondary Education
Sociology
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Most Popular Majors

  1. General Studies
  2. Biological Sciences
  3. Management/administration

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Health Professions

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

8,579

total students

92%

in-state

8%

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 Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
18%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
46%
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

Transfer Admissions

97%

Transfer applicants accepted

64%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 40
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
Nepal
Nigeria
The Philippines
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants

International Student Contact

Mary Catherine Harvison
Director of Admissions
318 797-5061
mary.harvison@lsus.edu

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