Southern University and A & M College Admission RequirementsBaton Rouge, Louisiana
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 37% acceptance rate ranking it #4 in Louisiana for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 4,188 out of 11,245 applicants were admitted making Southern University and A & M College 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 71 percent. Southern University and A & M College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 32% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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Southern University and A & M College SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT9%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||460|
|SAT Math 25th||470|
|SAT Composite 25th||930|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||560|
|SAT Math 75th||530|
|SAT Composite 75th||1090|
|Average SAT Score||1010|
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 73 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 930 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 850. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1010 out of 1600. The school ranks #12 in Louisiana for highest average SAT composite score. 9 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|
|1090 and Above||Good||>50%|
|1010 to 1090||Avg +||37%-50%|
|930 to 1010||Avg -||26%-37%|
|850 to 930||Reach||17%-26%|
|Less than 850||Low||<17%|
Southern University and A & M College ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT91%
|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||21|
|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 #18 in Louisiana for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 91 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Southern University and A & M College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|21 and Above||Good||>50%|
|19 to 21||Avg +||37%-50%|
|17 to 19||Avg -||26%-37%|
|15 to 17||Reach||17%-26%|
|Less than 15||Low||<17%|
Avg. High School GPA3.01*
Typical High School GradesB
You will need about average high school grades to get into Southern University and A & M College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Southern University and A & M College was 3.01 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #18 in Louisiana for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Southern University and A & M College will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||30%||36%||32%|
Applications are DueJul 1, 2020
Days left to Apply34
Applicants have 34 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.
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|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.
Frequently Asked Questions
9% of students submit their SAT scores to Southern University and A & M College. 91% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
37% of those who apply are granted admission to Southern University and A & M College. Admission competition is high and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 930 and 1090. 9% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.