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LSUS Admission Requirements

Shreveport, Louisiana

Chances of getting into Louisiana State University Shreveport

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
86.5%
Admission Difficulty for Louisiana State University Shreveport
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into LSUS and can I get accepted? The school has a 87% acceptance rate ranking it #18 in Louisiana for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 616 out of 712 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 53 percent. Louisiana State University Shreveport typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 48% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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LSUS SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1020-1140
Applicants Submitting SAT
4%
SAT Scores for Louisiana State University Shreveport
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 500
SAT Math 25th 520
SAT Composite 25th 1020
SAT Scores for Louisiana State University Shreveport
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 580
SAT Math 75th 560
SAT Composite 75th 1140
Average SAT Score 1080

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 57 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1020 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 960. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1080 out of 1600. The school ranks #8 in Louisiana for highest average SAT composite score. 4 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Louisiana State University Shreveport admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1140 and Above Good >92%
1080 to 1140 Avg + 87%-92%
1020 to 1080 Avg - 80%-87%
960 to 1020 Reach 70%-80%
Less than 960 Low <70%
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LSUS ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
96%
ACT Scores for Louisiana State University Shreveport
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 21
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Louisiana State University Shreveport
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 22

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 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 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 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #8 in Louisiana for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 96 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Louisiana State University Shreveport.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Louisiana State University Shreveport admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >93%
22 to 25 Avg + 87%-93%
20 to 22 Avg - 81%-87%
18 to 20 Reach 74%-81%
Less than 18 Low <74%
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LSUS GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.23
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into Louisiana State University Shreveport?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into LSUS. 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 87% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Louisiana State University Shreveport students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 16% Good
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

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Louisiana State University Shreveport admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 439 273 712
Accepted 376 240 616
Acceptance Rate 86% 88% 87%
Enrolled 178 115 293
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 47% 48% 48%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Louisiana State University Shreveport and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Louisiana State University Shreveport Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Louisiana State University Shreveport
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Other Colleges to Consider

Other Colleges to Consider
Subject Percent of Class
T
Texas A & M University Texarkana

Texarkana, Texas

H
Henderson State University

Arkadelphia, Arkansas

T
Texas A & M University Commerce

Commerce, Texas

A
Alcorn State University

Alcorn State, Mississippi

M
McNeese State University

Lake Charles, Louisiana

S
Sam Houston State University

Huntsville, Texas

T
Tarleton State University

Stephenville, Texas

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=159416 IPEDS survey data for Louisiana State University Shreveport.

FAQs

Does Louisiana State University Shreveport prefer SAT or ACT?

4% of students submit their SAT scores to LSUS. 96% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Louisiana State University Shreveport?

87% of those who apply are granted admission to LSUS. Admission competition is and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Louisiana State University Shreveport?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1020 and 1140. 4% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Louisiana State University Shreveport?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 20 and 25. 96% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.


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