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Alexandria, Louisiana

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Chances of getting into Louisiana State University Alexandria

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
56.3%
Admission Difficulty for Louisiana State University Alexandria
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage
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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, 1,510 out of 2,683 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 70 percent. Only 31% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

LSUA SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
940-1050
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for Louisiana State University Alexandria
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 470
SAT Math 25th 470
SAT Composite 25th 940
SAT Scores for Louisiana State University Alexandria
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 520
SAT Math 75th 530
SAT Composite 75th 1050
Average SAT Score 1000

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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 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 880. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1000 out of 1600. The school ranks #14 in Louisiana for highest average SAT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Louisiana State University Alexandria admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1050 and Above Good >68%
995 to 1050 Avg + 56%-68%
940 to 995 Avg - 43%-56%
885 to 940 Reach 31%-43%
Less than 885 Low <31%
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LSUA ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
17-22 
Applicants Submitting ACT
88%
ACT Scores for Louisiana State University Alexandria
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for Louisiana State University Alexandria
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 22
ACT Composite 75th 22
Average ACT Score 19

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 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 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 #18 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 2019 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 >71%
19 to 22 Avg + 56%-71%
17 to 19 Avg - 45%-56%
15 to 17 Reach 35%-45%
Less than 15 Low <35%
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LSUA GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

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Admission Statistics

Louisiana State University Alexandria admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,878 805 2,683
Accepted 1,079 431 1,510
Acceptance Rate 57% 54% 56%
Enrolled 286 186 472
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 27% 43% 31%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 1, 2021
Days left to Apply
152

Applicants have 152 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2021.

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

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

FAQs

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 SAT score is required for Louisiana State University Alexandria?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 940 and 1050. 0% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Louisiana State University Alexandria?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 22. 88% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.