LSUS Admissions

The application fee is $20 for applying undergraduate school and $20 for graduate school at Louisiana State University-Shreveport. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$20
Graduate Application Fees$20
Admission Informationwww.lsus.edu/admissions-and-financial-aid
Online Applicationhttps://compass.lsus.edu/FCCSC/student/applogon.jsp
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research)

Admission Statistics

For academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 84.00% and yield is 48.98%. 287 men and 532 women applied to LSUS and 247 men and 442 women students were accepted. Among them, 146 men and 194 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2019). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants819287532
Admitted688247442
Enrolled337146194
Acceptance Ratio 84.00%86.06%83.08%
Yield 48.98%59.11%43.89%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2019-2020, 12 students (4% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 326 students (96%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 583 and 25th percentile is 493. The SAT Math score is 590 (75th) and 513 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 73 (75th percentile) and 73 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing493583
SAT Math513590
ACT Composite2024
ACT Math1823
ACT English2126
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Louisiana State University-Shreveport are relatively high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,038, ACT: 59 - Public Master's College and University (medium programs)).

Application Requirements

LSUS requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program and Recommendations to its applicants. Next table summarizes Louisiana State University-Shreveport application requirements.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see LSUS online application page .
LSUS Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankNeither required nor recommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended


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