Transfer Students

Transfer credits from another university to LSU Shreveport. We have the support and resources you need to make your transfer experience an easy one.  

Why Transfer to LSU Shreveport? 

LSUS offers the opportunities of a large university with the personal attention of a small college. We have the lowest student-to-faculty ratio of any public university in Louisiana. We are also one of the top educational values in the region and award more than $12.4 million in scholarships to students each year. Transfer to LSUS and join a diverse and engaged community full of inspiring people – where you can get involved, make a difference and discover your greatest potential. Learn more about why to transfer to LSUS 

2021 Transfer Guide

Our 2021 Transfer Guide gives you insight into the admissions process for transfer students, as well as majors and concentrations, student activities, scholarships and more! Check out the 2021 Transfer Guide now!

What You Need to Know as a Transfer Student

To transfer from another college or university to LSUS, you’ll need to meet the LSUS transfer admission requirements. Our admissions advisors will help guide you through the process and tell you what you need to transfer colleges. You can also find more information about the process in our Transfer Student Checklist.

How to Apply to Transfer to LSUS

The first step is to complete and submit an Application for Undergraduate Admission. You’ll also need to provide official transcripts from any other colleges or universities you’ve already attended. 

Transfer Admission Requirements

  • Must have earned 2.0 GPA on all college-level coursework attempted. This does not include remedial courses.
  • Must have completed a college-level English and college-level math course with a "C" or better.
  • Must have earned 18 hours of college-level coursework from a regionally accredited college. Remedial work does not count towards the 18 credit hours.
  • An Associate of Science, Associate of Arts, or Associate of General Studies from a regionally accredited college guarantees admission to the university. Any regionally accredited bachelor's degree does as well. An Associate of Applied Science does not guarantee admission to the university.

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What Credits Will Transfer to LSUS?

We accept credits earned from colleges and universities accredited by regional accrediting associations. Credits from other institutions will be considered on an individual basis. If you have questions, please inquire with the LSUS Records Office at 318-797-5119. You can also check the LSUS Pilot Transfer Tables. 

Transfer Scholarships

LSUS offers transfer scholarships of $1,000 per semester. To qualify, you must have earned a 3.0 college GPA or better and completed at least 12 college credit hours. Learn more about transfer scholarships at LSUS.