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Louisiana State University-Shreveport

Shreveport, LA, USA
2.98 Average Rating

Louisiana State University Shreveport is a public, 4-year branch institution of the Louisiana State University system. The campus at LSUS features a wide variety of academic facilities available for students to visit, such as the Museum of Life Sciences, the Noel Memorial Library, and the Pioneer Heritage Center. Along with its traditional course options, the college offers students the ability to take courses in an eight-week structure to expedite their degree progress. Students can also enroll in a number of graduate and undergraduate programs that can be completed entirely through LSUS Online.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Small city

0
100
89%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
No

Important Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
90%
Out-Of-State Students
7%
92%
Submitting ACT
3%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 21
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1029
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
4,746
Total Number of Undergrads
2,587
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
55%
20-39 Students
34%
40-99 Students
8%
0
100
12%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
31%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
22:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$6,932
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$7,166
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$20,320
Additional Costs
Books and Supplies
$1300

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
93%
Average Aid Per Year
$7,839
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
93%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,559
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$2,800

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
33%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$4,790
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$11,500
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$202
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
40%
60%
Size of Town
Small city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Pete the Pilot
School Colors
Purple/Gold
Varsity Athletics Association
NAIA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$39,500
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What Students Are Saying

2.98 Average Rating
This is a great school for you students who want to spend less money. The tuition for each semester ranges from $2,000-3200. Which is fairly cheap. It is a school BIG on academics so that can be a plus for some students.
Brittany from Shreveport, LA
the campus is pretty and well kept. the people are pretty nice but be sure to join a club because you will meet people that way. there are a lot of non traditional students, and the class's are very hard but the proffesors are awesome!
Joseph from Shreveport, LA
its is an awesome school to attend. the teachers are really there to help.
brittani from shreveport, la
LSUS is a fun, clean, rewarding college that anyone pursuing a degree will love. Friendly people, nice staff and clean campus all contribute to a great campus life. Student activities, clubs and organizations will also make your stay at LSUS a good one.
A from Bossier City, LA