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Louisiana College Admission Requirements

Pineville, Louisiana

Chances of getting into Louisiana College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
78.5%
Admission Difficulty for Louisiana College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Louisiana College and can I get accepted? The school has a 78% acceptance rate ranking it #16 in Louisiana for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 634 out of 808 applicants were admitted making Louisiana College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 64 percent. Louisiana College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 41% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Louisiana College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
940-1170
Applicants Submitting SAT
4%
SAT Scores for Louisiana College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 440
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 940
SAT Scores for Louisiana College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 560
SAT Math 75th 610
SAT Composite 75th 1170
Average SAT Score 1060

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Louisiana College typically requires 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 820. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1060 out of 1600. The school ranks #9 in Louisiana for highest average SAT composite score. 4 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.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Louisiana College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1170 and Above Good >86%
1055 to 1170 Avg + 78%-86%
940 to 1055 Avg - 68%-78%
825 to 940 Reach 55%-68%
Less than 825 Low <55%
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Louisiana College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
92%
ACT Scores for Louisiana College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Louisiana College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 23
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 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 17 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 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #14 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Louisiana College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >86%
21 to 23 Avg + 78%-86%
19 to 21 Avg - 68%-78%
17 to 19 Reach 55%-68%
Less than 17 Low <55%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.17
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into Louisiana College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Louisiana College was 3.17 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #15 in Louisiana for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.17 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Louisiana College accepts 78% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Louisiana College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 29% Good
3.50 to 3.75 13% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 12% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 10% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 19% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 12% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 5% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

79% of Louisiana College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Louisiana College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 9%
Top 25% of class 50%
Top 50% of class 79%
Bottom 50% of class 21%
Bottom 25% of class 4%

Admission Statistics

Louisiana College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 328 480 808
Accepted 274 360 634
Acceptance Rate 84% 75% 78%
Enrolled 110 151 261
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 40% 42% 41%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 15, 2020
Days left to Apply
70

Applicants have 70 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 15, 2020.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Louisiana College before the Aug 15 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
Jun 6 Jul 15
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Jun 13 Jun 23
Jul 18 Jul 28

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Louisiana College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Louisiana College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

78% of those who apply are granted admission to Louisiana College. Admission competition is and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 940 and 1170. 4% 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 19 and 23. 92% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.

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