LSUS Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Louisiana State University Shreveport
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into LSUS and can I get accepted? The school has a 84% acceptance rate ranking it #20 in Louisiana for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 498 out of 594 applicants were admitted making Louisiana State University Shreveport an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 58 percent. Louisiana State University Shreveport typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Of those applicants who were admitted, 57% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Louisiana State University Shreveport is a prized outcome for many students.
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LSUS SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT9%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||500|
|SAT Math 25th||510|
|SAT Composite 25th||1010|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||610|
|SAT Math 75th||590|
|SAT Composite 75th||1200|
|Average SAT Score||1110|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Louisiana State University Shreveport?
Louisiana State University Shreveport typically requires applicants to be in the top 59 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1010 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 910. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1110 out of 1600. The school ranks #10 in Louisiana for highest average SAT composite score. 9 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1200 and Above||Good||>90%|
|1105 to 1200||Avg +||84%-90%|
|1010 to 1105||Avg -||76%-84%|
|915 to 1010||Reach||64%-76%|
|Less than 915||Low||<64%|
LSUS ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT89%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||19|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||26|
|ACT Math 75th||24|
|ACT Composite 75th||24|
|Average ACT Score||21|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into LSUS?
Admission data indicates that LSUS regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #12 in Louisiana for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 89 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Louisiana State University Shreveport.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|24 and Above||Good||>91%|
|21 to 24||Avg +||84%-91%|
|19 to 21||Avg -||77%-84%|
|17 to 19||Reach||69%-77%|
|Less than 17||Low||<69%|
Avg. High School GPA3.23
Typical High School GradesB
You will need about average high school grades to get into Louisiana State University Shreveport. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Louisiana State University Shreveport was 3.23 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #11 in Louisiana for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.23 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as LSUS accepts 84% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||15%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||21%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||18%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||20%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||10%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||55%||62%||57%|
What are the requirements for admission to Louisiana State University Shreveport and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Recommended|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=159416 IPEDS survey data for Louisiana State University Shreveport.