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Louisiana State University - 2016

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Undergraduate

Admissions/Transfers

Undergraduate Admission to the College of Engineering

Students are admitted from University College Freshman Year upon completion of 24 hrs with a 2.0 gpa, and completing Calculus I with a 'C' grade or better.

Undergraduate Admission to an Engineering Department

To be admitted into Petroleum Engineering from University College Freshman Year, requires a minimum of a 2.8 gpa in all courses that apply to a petroleum engineering degree.

Entrance Requirements for Foreign Students

Graduates of recognized secondary schools comparable in level to US high schools; submit complete, official scholastic records, GPA of 3.0, TOEFL score of 550 (7.9 for internet based) for non-English speakers; all materials submitted to Office of Admissions 90 days prior to beginning of the semester.

Entrance Requirements for Non-Resident Students

All College of Engineering freshmen are admitted to the University into the University College Freshman Year. Students can transfer to the College of Engineering once they have completed 24 sem hrs with a 2.0 gpa (2.8 gpa for Petroleum Engineering) and have successfully completed Calculus I course with a 'C' grade or better.

Residency Requirements

A minimum of 30 hrs in the engineering department in which the degree is to be received, and these hrs must include 15 hours of required engineering courses or technical electives. Nine hrs of these courses must be at the senior level in the major. The individual courses must be approved by the dept chairman.

Admissions Requirements for Transfer Students

Students who have attempted fewer than 24 hrs are considered for admission into the University College Freshman Year. Students who have attempted more than 24 hrs are required to have a 2.5 gpa (2.8 gpa for Petroleum Engineering), and have successfully completed Calculus I course with a 'C' grade or better..

Number of Transfer Students from:

A two-year community junior college where they were full-time students: 181
A four-year college or university where they were full-time students: 237