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Alexandria, Louisiana

LSUA Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Louisiana State University Alexandria

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
31.1%
Admission Difficulty for Louisiana State University Alexandria
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionHigh

How hard is it to get into LSUA and can I get accepted? The school has a 31% acceptance rate. Last year, 667 out of 2,147 applicants were admitted making LSUA a highly competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 72 percent. Of those applicants who were admitted, 70% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Louisiana State University Alexandria is a prized outcome for many students.

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LSUA SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
870-1190
Applicants Submitting SAT
5%
SAT Scores for Louisiana State University Alexandria
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 390
SAT Composite 25th 870
SAT Scores for Louisiana State University Alexandria
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 590
SAT Math 75th 600
SAT Composite 75th 1190
Average SAT Score 1030

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Louisiana State University Alexandria?

Louisiana State University Alexandria typically requires applicants to be in the top 82 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 870 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 710. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1030 out of 1600. 5 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Louisiana State University Alexandria admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1190 and Above Good >43%
1030 to 1190 Avg + 31%-43%
870 to 1030 Avg - 21%-31%
710 to 870 Reach 13%-21%
Less than 710 Low <13%
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LSUA ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-22 
Applicants Submitting ACT
93%
ACT Scores for Louisiana State University Alexandria
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 17
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. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 93 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Louisiana State University Alexandria.

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 >43%
20 to 22 Avg + 31%-43%
18 to 20 Avg - 21%-31%
16 to 18 Reach 13%-21%
Less than 16 Low <13%
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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 1,402 745 2,147
Accepted 421 246 667
Acceptance Rate 30% 33% 31%
Enrolled 284 186 470
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 67% 76% 70%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Louisiana State University Alexandria and what considerations affect 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

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