ULM Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into University of Louisiana Monroe
|Admission Standards||Very Easy|
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into ULM and can I get accepted? The school has a 75% acceptance rate ranking it #18 in Louisiana for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,045 out of 4,035 applicants were admitted making University of Louisiana Monroe an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 61 percent. University of Louisiana Monroe typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 44% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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ULM SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT1%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||470|
|SAT Math 25th||460|
|SAT Composite 25th||930|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||570|
|SAT Math 75th||570|
|SAT Composite 75th||1140|
|Average SAT Score||1040|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Louisiana Monroe?
University of Louisiana Monroe 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 820. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1040 out of 1600. The school ranks #14 in Louisiana for highest average SAT composite score. 1 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|
|1140 and Above||Good||>84%|
|1035 to 1140||Avg +||75%-84%|
|930 to 1035||Avg -||64%-75%|
|825 to 930||Reach||51%-64%|
|Less than 825||Low||<51%|
ULM ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT99%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||21|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||20|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||27|
|ACT Math 75th||25|
|ACT Composite 75th||25|
|Average ACT Score||22|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into ULM?
Admission data indicates that ULM 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 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #11 in Louisiana for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 99 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Louisiana Monroe.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|25 and Above||Good||>85%|
|22 to 25||Avg +||75%-85%|
|20 to 22||Avg -||66%-75%|
|18 to 20||Reach||56%-66%|
|Less than 18||Low||<56%|
Avg. High School GPA3.35
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need above average high school grades to get into University of Louisiana Monroe. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Louisiana Monroe was 3.35 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #8 in Louisiana for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.35 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as ULM accepts 75% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||18%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||19%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||19%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||19%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||3%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||47%||40%||44%|
What are the requirements for admission to University of Louisiana Monroe 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=159993 IPEDS survey data for University of Louisiana Monroe.