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Chances of getting into Louisiana State University Shreveport

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
83.9%
Admission Difficulty for Louisiana State University Shreveport
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Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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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, 687 out of 819 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 49 percent. Louisiana State University Shreveport typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 49% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. Louisiana State University Shreveport is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

LSUS SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1006-1173
Applicants Submitting SAT
4%
SAT Scores for Louisiana State University Shreveport
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 493
SAT Math 25th 513
SAT Composite 25th 1006
SAT Scores for Louisiana State University Shreveport
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 583
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1173
Average SAT Score 1090

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Louisiana State University Shreveport?

Louisiana State University Shreveport typically prefers applicants to be in the top 100 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1006 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 920. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1090 out of 1600. The school ranks #10 in Louisiana for highest average SAT composite score. 4 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 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
1173 and Above Good >90%
1089 to 1173 Avg + 84%-90%
1006 to 1089 Avg - 76%-84%
923 to 1006 Reach 65%-76%
Less than 923 Low <65%
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LSUS ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-24 
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 23
ACT Composite 75th 24
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 24 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 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Louisiana State University Shreveport admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >90%
22 to 24 Avg + 84%-90%
20 to 22 Avg - 76%-84%
18 to 20 Reach 64%-76%
Less than 18 Low <64%
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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 84% 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

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Admission Statistics

Louisiana State University Shreveport admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 532 287 819
Accepted 440 247 687
Acceptance Rate 83% 86% 84%
Enrolled 193 145 338
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 44% 59% 49%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
May 15, 2021
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2021 has passed. Applications were due on May 15, 2021.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Louisiana State University Shreveport is $20.

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 Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
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

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?

84% 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 1006 and 1173. 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 24. 96% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.