Southern University and A & M College Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Southern University and A & M College
|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
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 ranking it #6 in Louisiana for lowest rate of acceptance. 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
Applicants Submitting SAT1%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||400|
|SAT Math 25th||430|
|SAT Composite 25th||830|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||540|
|SAT Math 75th||520|
|SAT Composite 75th||1060|
|Average SAT Score||950|
SAT Scores you need to get in
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. The school ranks #17 in Louisiana for highest average SAT composite score. 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.
|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%|
Southern University and A & M College ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT93%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||16|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||17|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||22|
|ACT Math 75th||20|
|ACT Composite 75th||21|
|Average ACT Score||19|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
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. The school ranks #20 in Louisiana for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 93 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Southern University and A & M College.
|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%|
Southern University and A & M College has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||52%||51%||51%|
Applications are DueJul 1, 2020
Days left to Apply282
Applicants have 282 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Jul 1, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Southern University and A & M College before the Jul 1 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Oct 5||Oct 18|
|Nov 2||Nov 15|
|Dec 7||Dec 20|
|Mar 14||Mar 27|
|May 2||May 15|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Oct 26||Nov 14|
|Dec 14||Dec 24|
|Feb 8||Feb 19|
|Apr 4||Apr 14|
|Jun 13||Jun 23|
What are the requirements for admission to Southern University and A & M College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|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|
|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.