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Louisiana College Admission Requirements

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Chances of getting into Louisiana College

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
71%
Admission Difficulty for Louisiana College
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Very Easy 
Applicant Competition Low 
How hard is it to get into Louisiana College and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Louisiana College is 71%.  It ranks #11 in Louisiana for lowest rate of acceptance. Louisiana College is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 575 out of 808 applicants were admitted.

The school has very easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 66 percent (SAT 940/1120 ACT 18/24). Louisiana College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average weighted GPA around 3.25. 41% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Louisiana College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.

Louisiana College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
940-1120
Applicants Submitting SAT 
4%
SAT Scores for Louisiana College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 460
SAT Composite 25th 940
SAT Scores for Louisiana College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 520
SAT Composite 75th 1120
Average SAT Score 1030

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Louisiana College?

Louisiana College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 71 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 940 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 850. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1030 out of 1600. Louisiana College ranks #15 in Louisiana for highest average SAT composite score. 4 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Louisiana College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1120 and Above Good >82%
1030 to 1120 Avg + 71%-82%
940 to 1030 Avg - 56%-71%
850 to 940 Reach 40%-56%
Less than 850 Low <40%
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Louisiana College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
18-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
92%
ACT Scores for Louisiana College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Louisiana College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 22
ACT Composite 75th 24
Average ACT Score 21

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Louisiana College?

Admission data indicates that Louisiana College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #12 in Louisiana for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 92 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Louisiana College.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Louisiana College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
24 and Above Good >82%
21 to 24 Avg + 71%-82%
18 to 21 Avg - 56%-71%
15 to 18 Reach 40%-56%
Less than 15 Low <40%
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Louisiana College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. Weighted High School GPA 
3.25
Typical High School Grades 
B

What GPA do you need to get into Louisiana College?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Louisiana College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Louisiana College was 3.25 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #13 in Louisiana for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Louisiana College accepts 71% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Louisiana College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 9.0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 16.0% Good
3.50 to 3.74 10.0% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 14.0% Avg +
3.00 to 3.24 20.0% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 17.0% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 13.0% Reach
1.00 to 1.99 1.0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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Admission Statistics

Louisiana College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 313 495 808
Accepted 245 330 575
Acceptance Rate 78% 67% 71%
Enrolled 109 129 238
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 44% 39% 41%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Louisiana College is $25.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Louisiana College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Louisiana College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=159568 IPEDS survey data for Louisiana College.

FAQs

Does Louisiana College prefer SAT or ACT?

4% of students submit their SAT scores to Louisiana College. 92% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Louisiana College?

71% of those who apply are granted admission to Louisiana College. Admission competition is low and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Louisiana College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 940 and 1120. 4% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Louisiana College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 24. 92% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.