UL Lafayette Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into University of Louisiana at Lafayette
How hard is it to get into UL Lafayette and can I get accepted? The school has a 51% acceptance rate ranking it #9 in Louisiana for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 5,309 out of 10,436 applicants were admitted making UL Lafayette a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 60 percent. University of Louisiana at Lafayette typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Of those applicants who were admitted, 56% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by University of Louisiana at Lafayette is a prized outcome for many students. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
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UL Lafayette SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT2%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||360|
|SAT Math 25th||540|
|SAT Composite 25th||900|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||630|
|SAT Math 75th||620|
|SAT Composite 75th||1250|
|Average SAT Score||1080|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Louisiana at Lafayette?
University of Louisiana at Lafayette typically requires applicants to be in the top 78 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 900 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 720. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1080 out of 1600. The school ranks #12 in Louisiana for highest average SAT composite score. 2 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|
|1250 and Above||Good||>64%|
|1075 to 1250||Avg +||51%-64%|
|900 to 1075||Avg -||38%-51%|
|725 to 900||Reach||26%-38%|
|Less than 725||Low||<26%|
UL Lafayette ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT98%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||22|
|ACT Math 25th||20|
|ACT Composite 25th||21|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||28|
|ACT Math 75th||25|
|ACT Composite 75th||26|
|Average ACT Score||23|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into UL Lafayette?
Admission data indicates that UL Lafayette regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 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 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #6 in Louisiana for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 98 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|26 and Above||Good||>66%|
|23 to 26||Avg +||51%-66%|
|21 to 23||Avg -||41%-51%|
|19 to 21||Reach||31%-41%|
|Less than 19||Low||<31%|
Avg. High School GPA3.2
Typical High School GradesB
You will need about average high school grades to get into University of Louisiana at Lafayette. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Louisiana at Lafayette was 3.2 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #13 in Louisiana for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as UL Lafayette accepts 51% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||16%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||18%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||18%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||28%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||5%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
73% of University of Louisiana at Lafayette freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||17%|
|Top 25% of class||42%|
|Top 50% of class||73%|
|Bottom 50% of class||27%|
|Bottom 25% of class||8%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||54%||59%||56%|
What are the requirements for admission to University of Louisiana at Lafayette and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|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=160658 IPEDS survey data for University of Louisiana at Lafayette.