Louisiana State University -- Shreveport

Shreveport, LA

Louisiana State University -- Shreveport

Shreveport, LA

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Tuition & Fees

$7,160

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
590
25th
495
75th
590
25th
485
75th
26
25th
20
75th
24
25th
17
75th
25
25th
20
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

27

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 759
Declined 159
Total Received 918
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Public

3,244

undergraduate students

8,926

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: Small-medium city

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
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
590
25th
495
75th
590
25th
485
75th
26
25th
20
75th
24
25th
17
75th
25
25th
20

Admissions Facts

Application fee $20
Other application fee ($30 for international applicants)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 759
Declined 159
Total Received 918

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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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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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 Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Red River Athletic Conference

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Art Teacher Education.
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
Community Health and Preventive Medicine.
Community Organization and Advocacy.
Computer Science.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Counseling Psychology.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Digital Arts.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Finance, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
French Language Teacher Education.
General Studies.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
History, General.
Information Science/Studies.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Mathematics, Other.
Organizational Leadership.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Health, General.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Sociology, General.
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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

12,170

total students

92%

in-state

8%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

27%

3,244
students

Female
61%
1,984

Male
39%
1,260

73%

8,926
students

Female
57%
5,090

Male
43%
3,836

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

59%

1,899
students

Female
59%
1,129

Male
41%
770

41%

1,345
students

Female
64%
855

Male
36%
490

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
20%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
52%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

5%

Students are transfer students

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 Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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
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