Louisiana State University Shreveport: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
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Louisiana State University Shreveport is a small four-year, public school with 4,430 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1967 and is one of the 13 colleges and schools located in Shreveport, Louisiana.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
41
Fair
At Louisiana State University Shreveport you can obtain your bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Louisiana State University Shreveport follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 41 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Biology, Medical, and General Studies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
65%
Fair
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Louisiana State University Shreveport is relatively low at 65% (close to Louisiana average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
20 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Louisiana State University Shreveport is low - 37%.

Student to faculty ratio at Louisiana State University Shreveport is reasonably decent: 20:1. Learn more information on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$20,200
High
Average tuition price is low, about $5,700 a year. The additional fees at Louisiana State University Shreveport beyond tuition are approximately $14,500; this comes to a total of $20,200 per year.

Read the details about Louisiana State University Shreveport additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
76%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 642 applications were submitted and 485 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get accepted at this school.

The school will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score information at Louisiana State University Shreveport in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C
Unsafe
Louisiana State University Shreveport offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Louisiana State University Shreveport, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
At this moment there is no on-campus housing at Louisiana State University Shreveport.

Army ROTC programs are available at Louisiana State University Shreveport. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Louisiana State University Shreveport appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Louisiana State University Shreveport Location and Maps



Post Address: Louisiana State University Shreveport, One University Place, Shreveport, Louisiana 71115-2399, USA
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