Applications may be submitted by regular mail or email directly to our Department and pay no application fee. Detailed instructions on this option are available here. This option is free with no application fee.
All applications must be submitted with the online system run by the LSU Graduate School. In the upper left corner is a link labeled “Apply Online” in the yellow bar - click here to go there directly. You will see a page describing the usual computer requirements, plus a set of two boxes on the upper right. First time users will have to click the button labeled “create account” and follow the direction. Take note of the PIN and password, as you’ll need these to re-enter the system. Return users (like when you come back to keep working on your application) can use the “User Login” box, which requires your PIN and password from your initial account creation. Enter these, and click the “login” button. This will take you to a page with the application deadlines. You should click on the link in the top-middle labeled “Graduate School Application for Admission”. This takes you to another page where you can start to enter (or re-enter) the various blocks for information on your application. You should start by clicking on the link labeled “Biographical Information”, and then following the other blocks all the way to the end.