Louisiana State University-Shreveport Transfers: 2020 Requirements, Dates, GPAs & More

This is the complete guide for transferring to LSUS. We suggest you read until the end - you can also use the below calculator to estimate your likelihood of being able to transfer to LSUS.

What are your chances at LSUS?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at LSUS or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

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    I get it - transferring colleges can be confusing, time-consuming and overwhelming. You are not alone. In fact, more than 700,000 students transfer colleges every year.

    At LSUS, 57.0% of the entire student body are transfer students, so you won’t be alone.

    To read about regular admission requirements for Louisiana State University-Shreveport, click here

    What are the transfer requirements for LSUS?

    LSUS requires a number of completed documents for consideration. The table below summarizes the most important pieces of information:

    Admission Item Required?
    High School Transcript Required of Some
    College Transcript Required of All
    Essay or Personal Statement Not Required
    Interview Not Required
    Standardized Test Scores Not Required
    Statement of Good Standing from Prior Institution Not Required

    In addition to the above requirements, LSUS also requires a minimum number of credits completed to apply to be a transfer student.

    LSUS requires a minimum of 18 credits.

    What are Louisiana State University-Shreveport’s Transfer Deadlines?

    Many universities accept transfer applications during each semester. For this reason, we break down LSUS transfer deadline by fall, winter, spring and summer.

    Closing Date Reported Deadline
    Fall Transfer Deadline rolling
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline rolling
    Summer Transfer Deadline rolling

    Waiting until the last minute to finalize your application could result in a silly mistake.

    We recommend you complete your application at least 1 week before the required deadline.

    In fact, take a full 2 day break from looking at anything related to your application and then come back to look for errors. I bet you’ll find a few 😉

    When are decision dates for Louisiana State University-Shreveport transfer applicants?

    If you applied to transfer to LSUS on or before the reported deadlines then you should have your decision date by the notification dates in the below table.

    Deadline Notification Dates
    Fall Transfer Deadline rolling
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline rolling
    Summer Transfer Deadline rolling

    Note this data is current as of 2019 and to the best of our knowledge this hasn’t changed.

    What is Louisiana State University-Shreveport’s transfer acceptance rate?

    In 2019, LSUS received 506 transfer applicants.

    The school accepted 493 students. Therefore, the transfer acceptance rate for LSUS is 97.43%.

    This indicates how hard it is to transfer into LSUS. You can use the free calculator below to predict your chances of getting accepted.

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    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

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    Need chances at another college?

    Additionally, of the 493 accepted transfer students, 385 students enrolled - that means the yield was 78.09%.

    LSUS accepts 98 out of every 100 transfer applicants.

    How can you afford LSUS

    LSUS costs an average of $N/A. The below vendors all offer private student loans for LSUS students to help cover the cost... We have partnered with Edvisors to provide these vendors and keep the offer up-to-date.

    What are the Louisiana State University-Shreveport transfer GPA requirements?

    LSUS requires a minimum college GPA of 2.0 - this is on a 4.33 point scale.

    In addition, LSUS requires a minimum high school GPA of 2.0.

    Will you enjoy transferring to LSUS?

    There are a lot of reasons to transfer to LSUS. Maybe your plan has always been to attend community college, and then move to a four year college to save money while completing your degree.

    Maybe you had a bad experience at your first school - don’t worry this is more common than you think.

    Or perhaps you’re drawn to Shreveport...

    Regardless of your reason for transferring, you’re already enrolled at another college or university so you know that the most important element in your college experience is the people and community

    Finding success at LSUS is dependent on feeling comfortable - will you be able to find a place to find home and grow?

    These are the questions that numbers and data cannot answer, but CampusReel can.

    If you’re considering transferring to LSUS then I highly recommend that you watch the school’s videos on CampusReel. These are real students with real stories.

    Final Verdict: How to transfer into LSUS

    Let’s wrap up everything we’ve learned. If you still have questions about transferring, check out the LSUS website for more info.
    LSUS accepts 97.43% transfer applicants, which is competitive.

    To have a shot at transferring into LSUS, you should have a current GPA of at least 3.34 - ideally you’re GPA will be around 3.47. In addition, you will need to submit standardized test scores.

    The below tables show the SAT and ACT breakdown of LSUS students.

    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    SAT Math 435 533 484
    SAT Reading 470 553 511
    2018 Total SAT Score 905 1086 995
    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    ACT Math 18 24 21
    ACT Reading 21 26 23
    2018 Total ACT Score 39 50 44

    Louisiana State University-Shreveport’s average SAT score is 995. To be a competitive applicant for Louisiana State University-Shreveport your SAT score should come close to the average - for the ACT you should be aiming for the equivalent.

    What are your chances at LSUS?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at LSUS or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    If you’re considering transferring to LSUS, you may also want to consider the schools:

    Transfering to Heritage Christian University
    Transfering to Judson College
    Transfering to University of West Alabama
    Transfering to University of Montevallo
    Transfering to Henderson State University