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Louisiana State University--Shreveport is a public institution that was founded in 1967. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,134, its setting is city, and the campus size is 200 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Louisiana State University--Shreveport's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (South), Tier 2. Its in-state tuition and fees are $4,494 (2011-12); out-of-state tuition and fees are $11,229 (2011-12).
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LSUS was established in 1967. LSUS held its first session on September 21, 1967. LSUS held its first graduation ceremony in 1972, for the first LSUS graduates. LSUS has a current student population of 4,562, and has seen over 75,000 students pass through its doors. LSUS has an annual impact on the Shreveport-Bossier City metropolitan area economy of over $46 million. LSUS has one of the highest percentages of faculty with terminal degrees (83%). LSUS has the lowest student/teacher ratios (21 to 1) of any public university in Louisiana. LSUS faculty and staff have generated over $20 million in grants in the past five years. LSUS's Noel Memorial Library has 250,000 volumes, 2,000 journals and 300 online electronic databases in its main collection. LSUS is home to the first U.S. Olympic Committee-sponsored USA Weightlifting Development Center. LSUS Student Activities sponsors more than forty extra-curricular clubs and organizations throughout campus.
|School type||public, coed college|
When applying to Louisiana State University--Shreveport, it's important to note the application deadline is June 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. The application fee at Louisiana State University--Shreveport is $10. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 48.4 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||48.4%|
|Application deadline||June 1|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Louisiana State University--Shreveport is 21:1, and the school has 42.0 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Louisiana State University--Shreveport include: General Studies; Business Administration and Management, General; Biology/Biological Sciences, General; Accounting; and Psychology, General. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 64.2 percent.
Louisiana State University--Shreveport has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,134, with a gender distribution of 39.8 percent male students and 60.2 percent female students. Louisiana State University--Shreveport is part of the NAIA athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NAIA|
Campus Info & Services
Louisiana State University--Shreveport offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, and lighted pathways/sidewalks. Of the students at Louisiana State University--Shreveport, 95 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Louisiana State University--Shreveport.
|Students who have cars on campus||95%|
|Health insurance offered||No|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
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|In-state tuition and fees||$4,494 (2011-12)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$11,229 (2011-12)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data