Online application materials to the LSU Graduate School Admissions must include all of the following:

  • A completed online Application for Admission. Visit the site of the LSU Office of Graduate Admissions and apply online.
  • A nonrefundable application fee which should be paid online
  • Transcripts from all accredited universities attended verifying and documenting graduation
  • GRE scores
  • TOEFL scores (for international students only) AND
  • Three letters of recommendation which must be sent directly to the department mailing address: Academic Coordinator, Department of Environmental Sciences, 1269 Energy, Coast and Environment Bldg., Baton Rouge, LA 70803

To guarantee admission for the fall semester, application materials should be submitted prior to May 15. Applications for the spring semester should be complete by October 15.