Louisiana State University
Required High School Courses:
4 units of English, 4 units of Math, 4 units of Natural Science, 4 units of Social Science, 2 units of Foreign Language, and 1 unit of Fine Art.
Students must meet an ACT or SAT requirement. The ACT requirement consists of a 22 composite score, with an 18 English subscore and a 19 math subscore. The SAT requirement consists of a 1030 critical reading and math composite score, with a 450 critical reading score and a 460 math score.
The application fee is $40.00
Contacting the Admissions Officer:
Claudia Valbuena, my Admissions Counselor
When you click on this link, it will bring you to the LSU Tuitions and Fees page, and give all the information about how much textbooks, meal plans, rooms, and resident/non-resident costs will be.
Contacting Scholarships Office:
Scholarship that I'm interested in:
Eligibility Requirements for that Scholarship:
Top 5 entering freshmen admitted to the Honors College with a competitive ACT or SAT writing score submitted to LSU; eligible students will be selected to compete through an essay, résumé submission, and faculty panel interview.
Things to Submit for that Scholarship:
Resume, Essay, ACT/SAT scores
Arranging a Campus Visit:Register online for weekend tours. Saturday Tour
9:30-10:00: Check-in at the Cox Communications Academic Center for Student Athletes10:00-10:30: Information Session10:30-12:00: Walking Tour of Campus and Residence Hall Tour
Average Cost for On-Campus Housing:
Average Cost Per Year: $6,350
Contacting the Housing Office:
LSU Department of Residential Life
Grace King Hall
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
AP and Transfer Credit Policies
AP Credit Policy:
Advanced Placement credit will be granted in appropriate subjects to freshmen who earn a grade of 3, 4, or 5 on Advanced Placement subject examinations. Students should send their AP scores to LSU through the College Board, using the code 6373.
Transfer Credit Policy:
LSU will accept all dual enrollment credit from four-year institutions, as well as academic-based, college-level credit from two-year institutions.
Students who enrolled in any dual enrollment courses for college credit must attain a 2.5 college GPA.