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SUNO Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

11.5%
Admission Difficulty for Southern University at New Orleans
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery High

Can I get into SUNO? The school has a 12% acceptance rate. Last year, 220 out of 1,907 applicants were admitted making SUNO a very highly competitive school to get into with a low chance of acceptance for typical applicants.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 75 percent. Of those applicants who were admitted, 65% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Southern University at New Orleans is a prized outcome for many students.

12% are accepted,
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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for Southern University at New Orleans
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Southern University at New Orleans
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
16-19 
Applicants Submitting ACT
100%
ACT Scores for Southern University at New Orleans
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 16
ACT Scores for Southern University at New Orleans
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 21
ACT Math 75th 20
ACT Composite 75th 19
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into SUNO?

Admission data indicates that SUNO regularly accepts students with ACT's of 16 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 75 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 18 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 19 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 100 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Southern University at New Orleans.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Southern University at New Orleans admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
19 and Above Good >22%
17 to 19 Avg + 12%-22%
16 to 17 Avg - 9%-12%
15 to 16 Reach 6%-9%
Less than 15 Low <6%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Southern University at New Orleans has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

Admission Statistics

Southern University at New Orleans admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,329 574 1,907
Accepted 152 68 220
Acceptance Rate 11% 12% 12%
Enrolled 96 48 144
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 63% 71% 65%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
193

Applicants have 193 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 SUNO 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 at New Orleans and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Southern University at New Orleans 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 at New Orleans
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=160630 IPEDS survey data for Southern University at New Orleans.