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LSU Admissions to Hold BCS National Championship Reception on Jan. 8

Event will cover information about LSU’s academic opportunities and admission requirements for parents and perspective students

01/06/2012 09:59 AM

BATON ROUGE – New Orleans area high school students, transfer students and their parents are invited to attend the LSU BCS National Championship Reception on Sunday, Jan. 8, to learn more about the exciting opportunities LSU offers. The event will take place from 5-7:30 p.m. in Grand Ballroom D&E, 5th Floor, of the Sheraton New Orleans, located at 500 Canal Street in New Orleans.


The event will be hosted by the LSU Office of Undergraduate Admissions & Student Aid, and LSU representatives will be available to answer questions students and parents may have about the university. Refreshments will be served and dress is casual, but people are encouraged to wear purple and gold. There will also be a special visit from Mike the Tiger, the Golden Band from Tigerland and the LSU cheerleaders.


Important information about LSU and its admission requirements will be discussed at the event. There are three main factors applicants must have to increase the likelihood of being accepted to LSU. Incoming freshman must have completed at least 19 units of college-preparatory classes and achieved a minimum GPA of 3.0. In addition, applicants must have a minimum SAT score of 1030 (critical reading and math) or a composite ACT score of at least 22.      


All students admitted to LSU must be eligible to enroll in university-level courses in English and mathematics. LSU requires a minimum ACT English sub-score of 18 or SAT critical reading score of 450, and a minimum ACT math sub-score of 19 or SAT math score of 460.      


To register to attend, visit For more information, visit the LSU Undergraduate Admission website at or contact Danielle Chauvin at or 225-578-4335.

LSU Media Relations