Louisiana State University-Shreveport (LSUS)

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LSUS can be found in Shreveport, LA, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. About eight thousand students are enrolled at Louisiana State University-Shreveport.

Students can report either the SAT or ACT exam scores at this school. A score in the range of 1006 - 1173 on the SAT exam, or 20 - 24 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the LSUS average GPA ranges from 3.06 to 3.25 for accepted students. This school has an acceptance rate of about 84 percent with 49 percent of applicants choosing to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at lsus.edu.

Overall LSUS Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Louisiana State University-Shreveport was reported as 83.9% in Fall 2020 with over 819 applications submitted to LSUS. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • LSUS ACT Scores: 20 - 24
  • LSUS Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into Louisiana State University-Shreveport?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Louisiana State University-Shreveport, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Louisiana State University-Shreveport has been slowly getting lower over the recent years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 88.6%
  • 2017-2018: 83.8%
  • 2018-2019: 86.5%
  • 2019-2020: 83.9%
  • Projected LSUS Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 79.3%

How Does LSUS Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Louisiana State University-Shreveport is forty-eight percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
East Texas Baptist University59.5%
Grambling State University97.2%
LeTourneau University44.5%
Southern Arkansas University Main Campus65.1%
Texas A & M University-Texarkana93.6%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to LSUS (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading493 - 583
Math513 - 590
Total Score1006 - 1173
ACT®Score Range
English21 - 26
Math18 - 23
Composite Score20 - 24
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