LSUA Admission Requirements

Alexandria, Louisiana

Chances of getting into Louisiana State University Alexandria

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Louisiana State University Alexandria
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into LSUA and can I get accepted? The school has a 56% acceptance rate ranking it #5 in Louisiana for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,317 out of 2,333 applicants were admitted making LSUA a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 62 percent. Only 36% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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

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SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Louisiana State University Alexandria
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Louisiana State University Alexandria
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


ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Louisiana State University Alexandria
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Louisiana State University Alexandria
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 22
ACT Composite 75th 22
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that LSUA 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 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #17 in Louisiana for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 88 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Louisiana State University Alexandria.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Louisiana State University Alexandria admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
22 and Above Good >68%
20 to 22 Avg + 56%-68%
18 to 20 Avg - 43%-56%
16 to 18 Reach 31%-43%
Less than 16 Low <31%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Louisiana State University Alexandria has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.


Admission Statistics

Louisiana State University Alexandria admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,628 705 2,333
Accepted 902 415 1,317
Acceptance Rate 55% 59% 56%
Enrolled 330 138 468
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 37% 33% 36%

Admission Requirements

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

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Louisiana State University Alexandria
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Other Colleges to Consider

Other Colleges to Consider
Subject Percent of Class
Grambling State University

Grambling, Louisiana

Louisiana Tech University

Ruston, Louisiana

Texas Southern University

Houston, Texas

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

Pine Bluff, Arkansas

University of West Alabama

Livingston, Alabama

Alabama State University

Montgomery, Alabama

University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma

Chickasha, Oklahoma

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=159382 IPEDS survey data for Louisiana State University Alexandria.


Does Louisiana State University Alexandria prefer SAT or ACT?

88% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Louisiana State University Alexandria?

56% of those who apply are granted admission to LSUA. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Louisiana State University Alexandria?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 22. 88% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.

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