Criteria for Admission

In order to be admitted into the College of Humanities & Social Sciences, you must have:

  • A minimum of twenty-four (24) hours earned of undergraduate credit
  • Completion of English 1001 with a grade earned of "C" or better
  • Completion of a three-hour general education analytical reasoning course
  • A minimum 2.0 grade point average (GPA) in both your LSU and cumulative GPA, with the following exceptions: A 2.5 GPA (LSU and cumulative) is required to declare majors in Psychology, Communication Disorders, and all Secondary Education concentrations


Entrance into the college takes place at the end of every semester. You may apply for admission any time between the date that final grades are posted and the last day to add courses in the next regular semester or term.


Visit the LSU Office of Undergraduate Admissions & Student Aid for more information on admission to LSU.