Louisiana State University in Shreveport: Narrative Description
LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY IN SHREVEPORT B-2
1 University Place
Shreveport, LA 71115-2399
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.lsus.edu/
State-supported, comprehensive, coed. Part of Louisiana State University System. Awards bachelor's and master's degrees and post-master's certificates. Founded 1965. Setting: 200-acre urban campus. Endowment: $5.7 million. Research spending 2003-04: $486,886. Educational spending 2003-04: $1724 per student. Total enrollment: 4,401. Faculty: 254 (155 full-time, 99 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 16:1. 848 applied, 68% were admitted. Full-time: 2,648 students, 63% women, 37% men. Part-time: 1,105 students, 64% women, 36% men. Students come from 29 states and territories, 6 other countries, 4% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 3% Hispanic, 23% black, 0% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 2% international, 33% 25 or older, 5% live on campus, 11% transferred in. Retention: 53% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; education; liberal arts/general studies. Core. Calendar: semesters plus 8-week and two 4-week summer terms. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at Southern University at Shreveport-Bossier City Campus. ROTC: Army.
Open admission for state residents. Options: early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA. Recommended: ACT, SAT or ACT, SAT Subject Tests. Required for some: minimum ACT score of 17 for nonresidents. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: 8/1. Notification: continuous.
Costs Per Year:
Application fee: $10. State resident tuition: $3090 full-time, $99 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $7420 full-time, $274 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $725 full-time, $85.75 per term part-time. College room only: $2196.
Orientation program. Choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 45 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities; 5% of eligible men and 5% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: American Humanics, The Louisiana Association of Educators, Catholic Student Union, Biology/Health Club, Psychology Club. Major annual events: Spring Fling, Fall Fest, Pre-Cram Jam. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour patrols, student patrols, controlled dormitory access. 480 college housing spaces available; 292 were occupied in 2003-04. No special consideration for freshman housing applicants. Options: coed, men-only, women-only housing available. Noel Memorial Library with 279,821 books, 364,744 microform titles, 1,190 serials, 1,914 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $1.5 million.
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