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Southern University and A & M College Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

98.8%
Admission Difficulty for Southern University and A & M College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

Can I get into Southern University and A & M College? The school has a 99% acceptance rate. Last year, 3,770 out of 3,816 applicants were admitted making Southern University and A & M College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 61 percent. Only 28% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
930-1160
Applicants Submitting SAT
5%
SAT Scores for Southern University and A & M College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 450
SAT Math 25th 480
SAT Composite 25th 930
SAT Scores for Southern University and A & M College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 590
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1160
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 815. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1045 out of 1600. 5 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
1160 and Above Good >99%
1045 to 1160 Avg + 99%-99%
930 to 1045 Avg - 98%-99%
815 to 930 Reach 97%-98%
Less than 815 Low <97%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
20-27 
Applicants Submitting ACT
95%
ACT Scores for Southern University and A & M College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 14
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Southern University and A & M College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 28
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 27
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 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 95 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
27 and Above Good >99%
23 to 27 Avg + 99%-99%
20 to 23 Avg - 98%-99%
17 to 20 Reach 98%-98%
Less than 17 Low <98%

Estimated GPA Requirements

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 2,546 1,259 3,816
Accepted 2,511 1,258 3,770
Acceptance Rate 99% 100% 99%
Enrolled 644 427 1,071
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 26% 34% 28%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
202

Applicants have 202 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Jul 1, 2019.

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
Mar 9 Mar 22
May 4 May 17
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Feb 9 Feb 20
Apr 13 Apr 23
Jun 8 Jun 18

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.