A re-entry student is any student who has ever been regularly admitted to and enrolled in class at LSU, but has not been enrolled at LSU for one or more fall or spring semesters.


Step 1: Complete Application Online

Regardless of the number of credit hours attempted elsewhere, all students who were ever regularly accepted to LSU and have not been enrolled at LSU for one or more fall or spring semesters must submit an application online and a pay a $50 non-refundable application fee to re-enter the University.


Step 2: Send Your Official Transcripts

Re-entry students must have a transcript sent from each college or university attended since leaving LSU, regardless of whether credit was earned, desired, or transferrable. Use the Tiger Transfer Tables to see how credit transfers to LSU.

Students will need to request that the Registrar from each institution they attended mail an official transcript in a sealed envelope to the address below. Transcripts can also be sent through eSCRIP-SAFE (use the email address

LSU Office of Enrollment Management
1146 Pleasant Hall
Baton Rouge, LA 70803

Overall Admission Requirements

Students interested in applying for re-entry to LSU must have a 2.0 GPA on all LSU coursework and must meet the requirements for their prospective senior college. Students who have attempted 30 or more hours at another institution must also have a 2.5 cumulative GPA on all college work attempted.