Admission Requirements

PhD - Engineering Science, Construction Management Concentration (LSU Campus)

 The LSU General Catalog provides information regarding the requirements and conditions of admission.

English Proficiency Requirements

For international students from countries whose native language is not English, the following requirements are in addition to other general admission criteria:

  • TOEFL score: minimum 550 Paper Based Test, 213 Computer Based Test, 79 Internet Based Test (no component less than 15 if Internet-based). If submitting a score from the International English Language Testing System (IELTS): A minimum score of 6.2 or higher is required.

  • If the international student did not earn at least a four-year baccalaureate degree at a U.S. institution of higher learning or test results indicate a deficiency in English, the program requires the student to be registered for appropriate English language courses. International graduate assistants (teaching, service, or research) must complete ENGL 1051 during their first semester unless a waiver is granted as a result of interview with the English Department. Repeated registration of such courses may be required until the student can demonstrate sufficient proficiency in English.