First Time Freshmen

Find your passion and unlock your greatest potential at LSU Shreveport. Here’s how to get started.  

Your Freshman Experience at LSUS 

Each year, a new freshmen class brings new vision and diversity to the LSU Shreveport community. Whether you’re from a nearby town in Louisiana or a faraway city in another part of the world, you’ll find your home away from home at LSUS.  

At LSUS, you’ll learn from some of the best educated faculty in the state, and your professors will know you by name. You’ll have the chance to take part in nationally-ranked athletics programs, intramural and recreational sports, and more than 70 student clubs and organizations. You’ll also make friends and memories that will last forever.  

Take the next step toward your freshman experience. Connect with an admissions advisor to learn more about getting started, or schedule a visit to explore our Shreveport campus.   

Freshmen Students: Requirements

Want to be sure you have all of your ducks in a row before applying? Checkout the in-state and out-of-state or homeschool requirements for admission to LSUS. 

Freshmen Students: Costs and Aid

LSU Shreveport is an accredited public university that is ranked as one of the most affordable colleges in Louisiana. We also award millions of dollars in scholarships and other aid each year to students like you.

Learn more about tuition and financial aid opportunities at LSUS.

Freshmen Students Questions

Should you apply as a freshman or a transfer student? How do you check the status of your application? Can you still be considered for admission with a GED? Find the answers to all of these questions and more by chatting with the Admissions Team at 318-797-5061 or