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Join the LSU Computer Science Program

As the state's flagship university, LSU offers more academic programs, more research for undergraduates, and more opportunities for student success than any other university in Louisiana. With computer science becoming one of the fastest growing fields in America, you have a competitive edge to focus on skills in big data and cloud technology, as LSU is one of the only undergraduate programs in the nation to offer these emerging fields of study.

Division of Computer Science and Engineering College of Engineering LSU Admissions Office

LSU Admissions

High School Students

  • 3.00 academic grade point average (GPA) on 19 units of college-preparatory high school courses as outlined at
  • 1030 SAT (critical reading and math scores combined)/22 ACT composite
  • SAT critical reading score of 450 (ACT English subscore of 18)
  • SAT math score of 460 (ACT math subscore of 19)

Transfer Students

  • 30 or more transferable (academic, non-remedial) credit hours* from a regionally accredited college or university
  • 2.50 academic GPA on all transferable college work attempted
  • Credit earned in college-level math (above remedial)
  • Credit earned in college-level English (above remedial)

Research & Programs

Center for Computation & Technology

Learn about the interdisciplinary research center at LSU.

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Digital Media Arts & Engineering

Learn about the degree program and any upcoming events.

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Computer Science Concentrations

Specialize your computer science degree by concentrating in Cloud Computing and Networking, Data Science and Analytics, Software Engineering, or Computer Science and a separate second discipline.

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Info & Quick Facts

Learn more about our program and gain insight into the field of computer science. Download the Info sheet below.



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Meet current engineering students and learn about the facilities and degree programs. Most visits typically last from 45 minutes to one hour.

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LSU Scholarship Opportunities

On average, the Computer Science division awards more than $25,000 annually in exclusive scholarships to our students.

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