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Dillard University Admission Requirements

New Orleans, Louisiana

Chances of getting into Dillard University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
60.7%
Admission Difficulty for Dillard University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Dillard University and can I get accepted? The school has a 61% acceptance rate ranking it #11 in Louisiana for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,652 out of 6,015 applicants were admitted making Dillard University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Dillard University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 10% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Can you get in?

Find out which students are getting accepted at Dillard University, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.

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Dillard University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for Dillard University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Dillard University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Dillard University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
-
ACT Scores for Dillard University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Dillard University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Dillard University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.0
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into Dillard University?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Dillard University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Dillard University was 3.0 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #19 in Louisiana for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Dillard University accepts 61% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Dillard University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 3% Good
3.50 to 3.75 7% Good
3.25 to 3.50 10% Good
3.00 to 3.25 21% Good
2.75 to 3.00 38% Avg +
2.50 to 2.75 20% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 1% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

High School Class Rank

62% of Dillard University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Dillard University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 14%
Top 25% of class 31%
Top 50% of class 62%
Bottom 50% of class 38%
Bottom 25% of class 25%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Dillard University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 4,229 1,786 6,015
Accepted 2,768 884 3,652
Acceptance Rate 65% 49% 61%
Enrolled 286 87 373
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 10% 10% 10%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jul 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on Jul 1, 2020.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Dillard University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Dillard University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Dillard University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Other Colleges to Consider

Other Colleges to Consider
Subject Percent of Class
B
Blue Mountain College

Blue Mountain, Mississippi

C
Central Baptist College

Conway, Arkansas

O
Oakwood University

Huntsville, Alabama

H
Huston Tillotson University

Austin, Texas

T
Trinity Baptist College

Jacksonville, Florida

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=158802 IPEDS survey data for Dillard University.

FAQs

What is my chance of getting into Dillard University?

61% of those who apply are granted admission to Dillard University. Admission competition is low and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.


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