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Located in Shreveport, Louisiana, Louisiana State University - Shreveport is a public institution. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

123 Undergraduate Degrees
1,128 Graduate Degrees
84% Acceptance Rate

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Louisiana State University - Shreveport Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Louisiana State University - Shreveport has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#28 Most Popular Business Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Louisiana State University - Shreveport.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#13 Most Popular Business Administration & Management Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Louisiana State University - Shreveport?

Location of Louisiana State University - Shreveport

Contact details for Louisiana State University - Shreveport are given below.

Contact Details
Address: One University Place, Shreveport, LA 71115-2399
Phone: 318-797-5000
Website: www.lsus.edu/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/LSUSPilots
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/LSU_Shreveport

How Do I Get Into Louisiana State University - Shreveport?

You can apply to Louisiana State University - Shreveport online at: https://compass.lsus.edu/FCCSC/student/applogon.jsp

Admission Requirements for Louisiana State University - Shreveport

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Louisiana State University - Shreveport?

84% Acceptance Rate
63% Of Accepted Are Women
9% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 84%, Louisiana State University - Shreveport may not be as selective as some schools, but you should not take admittance for granted. Be sure to submit the best application you can.

Approximately 37% of accepted students are men and 63% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 88%, and the acceptance rate for women is 82%.

Average Test Scores

About 9% of students accepted to Louisiana State University - Shreveport submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 460 and 560. Math scores were between 470 and 572.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Louisiana State University - Shreveport  ( 460 to 560 )
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800

SAT Math Scores for Louisiana State University - Shreveport  ( 470 to 572 )
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800
Louisiana State University - Shreveport received ACT scores from 89% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 19 and 26. Math scores were between 17 and 24. Composite scores were between 19 and 24.

ACT English Scores for Louisiana State University - Shreveport  ( 19 to 26 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for Louisiana State University - Shreveport  ( 17 to 24 )
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36
ACT Composite Scores for Louisiana State University - Shreveport  ( 19 to 24 )
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36

Can I Afford Louisiana State University - Shreveport?

36% Take Out Loans
8.6% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Louisiana State University - Shreveport, approximately 36% of students took out student loans averaging $4,714 a year. That adds up to $18,856 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Louisiana State University - Shreveport is 8.6%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Louisiana State University - Shreveport Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,728 Full-Time Undergraduates
59% Women
32% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,577 undergraduate students at Louisiana State University - Shreveport, with 1,728 being full-time and 849 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Louisiana State University - Shreveport

There are also 6,002 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,728 full-time undergraduates at Louisiana State University - Shreveport, 41% are male and 59% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Louisiana State University - Shreveport

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Louisiana State University - Shreveport students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Louisiana State University - Shreveport Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 29
Black or African American 325
Hispanic or Latino 94
White 900
International Students 86
Other Races/Ethnicities 294

Geographic Diversity

Louisiana students aren't the only ones who study at Louisiana State University - Shreveport. At this time, 10 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 35 countries are represented at Louisiana State University - Shreveport. The most popular countries sending students to the school are United Kingdom, Canada, and Netherlands.

Online Learning at Louisiana State University - Shreveport

4,668 Took All Classes Online
5,759 Took At Least One Class Online
52.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 5 bachelor’s degree and 6 master’s degree programs available online at Louisiana State University - Shreveport. In 2017-2018, 5,759 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Louisiana State University - Shreveport has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the most popular in Louisiana for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Louisiana State University - Shreveport

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Louisiana State University - Shreveport was 52.0%. This is the #20 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Louisiana State University - Shreveport regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Louisiana State University - Shreveport majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Administration & Management 50%
Finance 11%
Finance & Financial Management 11%
General Business Administration and Management 50%
Marketing 67%
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 67%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Louisiana State University - Shreveport ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Louisiana State University - Shreveport.

Major Growth Rate Rank
General Business Administration and Management #13
Business Administration & Management #14

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Louisiana State University - Shreveport Business Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
General Business Administration and Management 60 1,126 0 1,186
Accounting 30 0 0 30
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 24 0 0 24
Finance 9 0 0 9
Organizational Leadership 0 0 2 2
TOTAL 123 1,126 2 1,251

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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