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Hammond, Louisiana

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Chances of getting into Southeastern Louisiana University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Southeastern Louisiana University
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Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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How hard is it to get into Southeastern and can I get accepted? The school has a 90% acceptance rate ranking it #22 in Louisiana for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,955 out of 4,384 applicants were admitted making Southeastern Louisiana University 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 56 percent. Southeastern Louisiana University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Of those applicants who were admitted, 69% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Southeastern Louisiana University is a prized outcome for many students. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. Southeastern Louisiana University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Southeastern SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Southeastern Louisiana University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Southeastern Louisiana University
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 2019 starting class

Southeastern ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Southeastern Louisiana University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Southeastern Louisiana University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
ACT Math 75th 20
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 Southeastern?

Admission data indicates that Southeastern 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 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #16 in Louisiana for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 100 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Southeastern Louisiana University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Southeastern Louisiana University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >94%
21 to 24 Avg + 90%-94%
19 to 21 Avg - 85%-90%
17 to 19 Reach 79%-85%
Less than 17 Low <79%
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Southeastern GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

What GPA do you need to get into Southeastern Louisiana University?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Southeastern. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Southeastern Louisiana University was 3.13 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #16 in Louisiana for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.13 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Southeastern accepts 90% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Southeastern Louisiana University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 12% Good
3.50 to 3.75 14% Good
3.25 to 3.50 16% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 17% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 31% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 10% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

63% of Southeastern Louisiana University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Southeastern Louisiana University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 11%
Top 25% of class 30%
Top 50% of class 63%
Bottom 50% of class 37%
Bottom 25% of class 12%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House


Admission Statistics

Southeastern Louisiana University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,673 1,711 4,384
Accepted 2,428 1,527 3,955
Acceptance Rate 91% 89% 90%
Enrolled 1,671 1,056 2,727
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 69% 69% 69%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jun 1, 2022
Days left to Apply

Applicants have 222 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jun 1, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Southeastern Louisiana University is $20.

Admission Requirements

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

Southeastern Louisiana University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor 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 Southeastern Louisiana University
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=160612 IPEDS survey data for Southeastern Louisiana University.


Does Southeastern Louisiana University prefer SAT or ACT?

100% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Southeastern Louisiana University?

90% of those who apply are granted admission to Southeastern. Admission competition is and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Southeastern Louisiana University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 24. 100% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.