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New Student Applications (Fall 2015)

Of the 17,429 new freshman applicants, 77% were admitted and 42% of the admitted students enrolled at Louisiana State University in Fall 2015.
Of the 2,732 transfer applicants, 59% were admitted and 65% of the admitted students enrolled at Louisiana State University in Fall 2015.

New Freshmen High School Background and Test Scores

Test(s) Required for Admission: SAT or ACT

Test Scores of Enrolled New Freshmen ACT SAT
Composite 23 - 28  
Math 22 - 27 510 - 640
English 23 - 30  
Critical Reading   510 - 620
50% of enrolled students have test scores within the ranges listed, 25% have scores above, and 25% have scores below.
High School Background of Enrolled New Freshmen
Percent in top 25% of High School Graduating Class 52%
Percent in top 50% of High School Graduating Class 82%
Percent of new freshmen reporting High School Rank 86%
Average High School GPA (4-point scale) 3.43
Percent of new freshmen reporting High School GPA 98%