Louisiana State University – Shreveport (LSUS)

One University Place, Shreveport, LA

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LSUS, a public institution, offers a variety of educational opportunities, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in Shreveport, LA, it resides in a rural setting for students to study in. Approximately 4,500 students are enrolled per year at LSUS.

Students can pick from a few areas of study, including:

  • Liberal Arts And Sciences
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Communications And Journalism
  • Education

Students applying for admission are usually asked to submit an application, transcripts, records, standardized test scores and any requested letters of recommendations, which will then be reviewed by the school. Very common test scores among students admitted to this school are between 20 - 24 for the ACT exam, or 890 - 1060 on the SAT exam. 48% of students that apply are accepted to LSUS, of which 75% choose to enroll. More information from the admissions office can be found here.

The cost of tuition is nearly $4,900, but may change each year. Students are encouraged to use the school's net price calculator to better understand their cost of attending LSUS. Financial aid may be offered to students that meet the necessary requirements by way of grants or student loans.

The Louisiana State University - Shreveport Pilots participate in a number of athletic programs, as part of the NAIA organization. Available sports offered:

  • Baseball (NAIA Division I)
  • Basketball (NAIA Division I)
  • Soccer (NAIA Division I)
  • Tennis (NAIA Division I)

Contact information, tuition information, programs offered, and more can be accessed on school's website at http://www.lsus.edu/.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give an overview of the applicants LSUS accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Louisiana State University – Shreveport has a total student population of about 4,400. The student body is made up of 63% undergraduate students and 8% graduate students.


Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $6,800. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $20 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition is estimated to range between $5,600-$6,800 for both in-state and out-of-state students
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • State Residents: $280-$340 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $830-$990 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid97%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships95%$8,492
Receiving Student Loans27%$5,425

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, Louisiana State University – Shreveport may provide services like:

  • Online classes
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Counseling assistance
  • Work study style employment
  • Employment search assistance

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of Louisiana State University – Shreveport is approximately 33%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years15%
Graduating in 5 Years12%
Graduating in 6 Years6%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program (more info)
    • * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 1978)

Intercollegiate Athletics

LSUS is a Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), with many of the sports being in the NAIA Division I classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Red River Athletic Conference)
  • Basketball (Red River Athletic Conference)
  • Soccer
  • Tennis

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences


English Language and Literature

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions


Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

    Physical Sciences


    Public Administration and Social Services

    Recreation and Fitness Studies

    Security and Protective Services

    Social Sciences

    Visual and Performing Arts

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