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University of Louisville Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

75.3%
Admission Difficulty for University of Louisville
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsDifficult
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

Can I get into University of Louisville? The school has a 75% acceptance rate. Last year, 8,273 out of 10,987 applicants were admitted making University of Louisville an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 36 percent. University of Louisville typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 34% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1140-1350
Applicants Submitting SAT
14%
SAT Scores for University of Louisville
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 580
SAT Math 25th 560
SAT Composite 25th 1140
SAT Scores for University of Louisville
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 680
SAT Math 75th 670
SAT Composite 75th 1350
Estimated Average SAT 1250
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Louisville?

University of Louisville typically requires applicants to be in the top 34 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1140 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1030. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1250 out of 1600. 14 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of Louisville admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1350 and Above Good >84%
1245 to 1350 Avg + 75%-84%
1140 to 1245 Avg - 64%-75%
1035 to 1140 Reach 51%-64%
Less than 1035 Low <51%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
22-28 
Applicants Submitting ACT
100%
ACT Scores for University of Louisville
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 22
ACT Math 25th 21
ACT Composite 25th 22
ACT Scores for University of Louisville
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 30
ACT Math 75th 28
ACT Composite 75th 28
Estimated Average ACT 25
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into University of Louisville?

Admission data indicates that University of Louisville regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 19 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 25 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 100 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Louisville.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Louisville admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
28 and Above Good >84%
25 to 28 Avg + 75%-84%
22 to 25 Avg - 64%-75%
19 to 22 Reach 51%-64%
Less than 19 Low <51%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.53
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need very good grades in high school to get into University of Louisville. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Louisville was 3.53 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.53 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as University of Louisville accepts 75% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of Louisville students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 41% Good
3.50 to 3.75 18% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 15% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 12% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 12% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 1% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 1% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

Admission Statistics

University of Louisville admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 6,076 4,911 10,987
Accepted 4,509 3,764 8,273
Acceptance Rate 74% 77% 75%
Enrolled 1,484 1,312 2,796
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 33% 35% 34%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 19, 2019
Days left to Apply
118

Applicants have 118 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Aug 19, 2019.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to University of Louisville before the Aug 19 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
May 4 May 17
Jun 1 Jul 10
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Jun 8 Jun 18
Jul 13 Jul 23

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Louisville and what considerations affect admission decisions?

University of Louisville Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of Louisville
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=157289 IPEDS survey data for University of Louisville.