First Time Freshman

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet all of the following:

  1. Completion of TOPS University Diploma, or its equivalent college readiness core curriculum at time of high school graduation AND
     
  2. High School GPA of 2.0 or higher AND
     
  3. Require no more than ONE Developmental Course (or qualify for co-requisite delivery of Freshman Composition or College Algebra) AND
     
  4. Either 2.0 GPA, or greater in Core Courses, or ACT Composite of 20* or greater

Requirements for College Level (Non-Developmental) Courses

English:

Mathematics:

*SAT equivalent:  TOTAL 1030 (1410 pre-2015)

Co-Requisite Delivery

Students have an opportunity to be admitted to the university and enroll in a special co-requisite course for Freshman Composition or/and College Algebra with the following exam scores:

Freshman Composition (Students will enroll in both English 1001 and English 1000):

 

College Algebra (Students will enroll in both Math 1021 and Math 1000):

Students who require BOTH English and Math Co-Requisite courses will also be required to enroll in LSUA 1001, the LSUA Experience course, during the first semester of enrollment at LSUA.

Applicants

Out of State and Home School

  1. Meet requirements above OR
     
  2. Complete 17 of 19 required units in HS, have a 2.0 or greater HS GPA,  require NO Developmental Courses, and ACT Composite of 20 OR
     
  3. ACT Composite of 23 or greater, or SAT Combination of Math and Reading of a 1050, and require NO Developmental Courses (see requirements above)

Apply with a Paper Application

If you wish to print and mail your application to LSUA fill out the following form and mail it to:

Louisiana State University
Office of Admissions and Records
8100 Hwy 71 South
Alexandria, LA 71302

Download Paper Application

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