Applicants should go to gradapply.lsu.edu to apply for admission to the LSU Graduate School and the MLIS program. This is an entirely online application, and you will only need to complete one set of forms. Please follow the Graduate School’s instructions for MLIS applicants, including the links where you can attach your essay, letters of recommendation and resume.
Students are admitted to the MLIS degree program twice a year.
- Deadline for admission to the Fall Semester: July 15
- Deadline for admission to the Spring Semester: December 15
- Deadline for financial aid for the Fall Semester: May 15
- Deadline for financial aid for the Spring Semester: October 15
LSU GRADUATE SCHOOL APPLICATION DEADLINES & FEES
Deadlines & fees for processing degree-seeking applications are as follows:
|Fee||Fee Deadline||Fee if Paid After Deadline|
|U.S. Citizens and Resident Aliens||$50||May 15||$75|
|Non-immigrant Applications||$70||May 15||0*|
|Priority Date (for financial assistance)**||$50||January 1||N/A|
|U.S. Citizens and Resident Aliens||$50||October 15||$75|
|Non-immigrant Applications||$70||October 15||0*|
|*International applications received after the deadline will be processed automatically for the following semester or summer term.**No late fees are associated with the January 1 priority date for full consideration for assistantships and fellowships.|