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Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Southern University and A & M College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Southern University and A & M College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
45.5%
Admission Difficulty for Southern University and A & M College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into Southern University and A & M College and can I get accepted? The school has a 45% acceptance rate. Last year, 2,413 out of 5,307 applicants were admitted making Southern University and A & M College 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 78 percent. Of those applicants who were admitted, 51% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Southern University and A & M College is a prized outcome for many students.

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Southern University and A & M College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
830-1060
Applicants Submitting SAT
1%
SAT Scores for Southern University and A & M College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 400
SAT Math 25th 430
SAT Composite 25th 830
SAT Scores for Southern University and A & M College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 540
SAT Math 75th 520
SAT Composite 75th 1060
Average SAT Score 950

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Southern University and A & M College?

Southern University and A & M College typically requires applicants to be in the top 87 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 830 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 950 out of 1600. 1 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

Southern University and A & M College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1060 and Above Good >58%
945 to 1060 Avg + 45%-58%
830 to 945 Avg - 32%-45%
715 to 830 Reach 22%-32%
Less than 715 Low <22%
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Southern University and A & M College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
17-21 
Applicants Submitting ACT
93%
ACT Scores for Southern University and A & M College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for Southern University and A & M College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
ACT Math 75th 20
ACT Composite 75th 21
Average ACT Score 19

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What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Southern University and A & M College?

Admission data indicates that Southern University and A & M College 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 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 19 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 21 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 93 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Southern University and A & M College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Southern University and A & M College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
21 and Above Good >58%
19 to 21 Avg + 45%-58%
17 to 19 Avg - 32%-45%
15 to 17 Reach 22%-32%
Less than 15 Low <22%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Southern University and A & M College has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

Admission Statistics

Southern University and A & M College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,562 1,745 5,307
Accepted 1,462 951 2,413
Acceptance Rate 41% 54% 45%
Enrolled 755 482 1,237
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 52% 51% 51%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jul 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Jul 1, 2019.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Southern University and A & M College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Southern University and A & M College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
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 Southern University and A & M 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=160621 IPEDS survey data for Southern University and A & M College.