How hard is it to get into 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 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.
Find out which students are getting accepted at Louisville, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.
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|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|
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.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class
|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%|
|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|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Louisville?
Admission data indicates that 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.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class
|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%|
What GPA do you need to get into University of Louisville?
Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into 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 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|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||26%||33%||29%|
Applicants have 214 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on May 1, 2021.
What are the requirements for admission to University of Louisville and what student information is used for 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.
17% of students submit their SAT scores to Louisville. 99% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
72% of those who apply are granted admission to 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.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 22 and 29. 99% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.