Chances of getting into University of Louisville
How hard is it to get into University of Louisville and can I get accepted? The school has a 72% acceptance rate ranking it #12 in Kentucky for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 10,032 out of 13,851 applicants were admitted making University of Louisville a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 42 percent. University of Louisville typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 29% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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University of Louisville SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT17%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||540|
|SAT Math 25th||530|
|SAT Composite 25th||1070|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||640|
|SAT Math 75th||650|
|SAT Composite 75th||1290|
|Average SAT Score||1180|
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 47 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1070 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 960. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1180 out of 1600. The school ranks #4 in Kentucky for highest average SAT composite score. 17 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1290 and Above||Good||>81%|
|1180 to 1290||Avg +||72%-81%|
|1070 to 1180||Avg -||60%-72%|
|960 to 1070||Reach||47%-60%|
|Less than 960||Low||<47%|
University of Louisville ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT99%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||22|
|ACT Math 25th||21|
|ACT Composite 25th||22|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||31|
|ACT Math 75th||28|
|ACT Composite 75th||29|
|Average ACT Score||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 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 29 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #5 in Kentucky for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 99 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Louisville.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|29 and Above||Good||>83%|
|25 to 29||Avg +||72%-83%|
|22 to 25||Avg -||62%-72%|
|19 to 22||Reach||51%-62%|
|Less than 19||Low||<51%|
Avg. High School GPA3.53
Typical High School GradesB+
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. The school ranks #4 in Kentucky for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as University of Louisville accepts 72% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||26%||33%||29%|
Applications are DueAug 19, 2020
Days left to Apply202
Applicants have 202 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 19, 2020.
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|
|Mar 14||Mar 27|
|May 2||May 15|
|Jun 6||Jul 15|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Feb 8||Feb 19|
|Apr 4||Apr 14|
|Jun 13||Jun 23|
|Jul 18||Jul 28|
What are the requirements for admission to University of Louisville and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|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|
|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.
Frequently Asked Questions
17% of students submit their SAT scores to University of Louisville. 99% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
72% of those who apply are granted admission to University of Louisville. Admission competition is low and the college has difficult admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1070 and 1290. 17% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.