Chances of getting into Tulane University of Louisiana
|Applicant Competition||Very High|
How hard is it to get into Tulane and can I get accepted? The school has a 21% acceptance rate ranking it #1 in Louisiana for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 7,657 out of 35,622 applicants were admitted making Tulane a very highly competitive school to get into with a low chance of acceptance for typical applicants. Academically, it has extremely high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 6 percent. Tulane University of Louisiana typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 25% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top ten percent of their high school class.
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Tulane SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT19%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||700|
|SAT Math 25th||690|
|SAT Composite 25th||1390|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||750|
|SAT Math 75th||770|
|SAT Composite 75th||1520|
|Average SAT Score||1460|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Tulane University of Louisiana?
Tulane University of Louisiana typically requires applicants to be in the top 5 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1390 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 1320. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1460 out of 1600. The school ranks #1 in Louisiana for highest average SAT composite score. 19 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|
|1520 and Above||Good||>31%|
|1455 to 1520||Avg +||21%-31%|
|1390 to 1455||Avg -||14%-21%|
|1325 to 1390||Reach||8%-14%|
|Less than 1325||Low||<8%|
Tulane ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT81%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||31|
|ACT Math 25th||27|
|ACT Composite 25th||30|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||35|
|ACT Math 75th||32|
|ACT Composite 75th||33|
|Average ACT Score||31|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Tulane?
Admission data indicates that Tulane regularly accepts students with ACT's of 30 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 7 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 28 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 32 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 33 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #1 in Louisiana for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 81 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Tulane University of Louisiana.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|33 and Above||Good||>35%|
|31 to 33||Avg +||21%-35%|
|30 to 31||Avg -||16%-21%|
|29 to 30||Reach||12%-16%|
|Less than 29||Low||<12%|
Avg. High School GPA3.5
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need very good grades in high school to get into Tulane University of Louisiana. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Tulane University of Louisiana was 3.5 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #3 in Louisiana for highest average GPA. Meeting these GPA requirements alone is not enough to gain admission as Tulane is a very selective school.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||24%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||22%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||15%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||8%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||1%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
58% of Tulane University of Louisiana freshman were in the top ten percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||58%|
|Top 25% of class||83%|
|Top 50% of class||95%|
|Bottom 50% of class||5%|
|Bottom 25% of class||1%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||25%||25%||25%|
Applications were DueJan 15, 2019
Days left to ApplyNone
The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 15, 2019.
What are the requirements for admission to Tulane University of Louisiana and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=160755 IPEDS survey data for Tulane University of Louisiana.