ULM Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into University of Louisiana Monroe
How hard is it to get into ULM and can I get accepted? The school has a 71% acceptance rate ranking it #14 in Louisiana for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,020 out of 4,253 applicants were admitted making ULM a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 49 percent. University of Louisiana Monroe typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 43% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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ULM SAT Scores
SAT RangeNot Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT1%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||N/A|
|SAT Math 25th||N/A|
|SAT Composite 25th||N/A|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||N/A|
|SAT Math 75th||N/A|
|SAT Composite 75th||N/A|
|Average SAT Score||N/A|
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||26|
|ACT Math 75th||24|
|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 #12 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||>82%|
|22 to 25||Avg +||71%-82%|
|20 to 22||Avg -||62%-71%|
|18 to 20||Reach||51%-62%|
|Less than 18||Low||<51%|
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 GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as ULM accepts 71% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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)||46%||39%||43%|
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.
Frequently Asked Questions
1% of students submit their SAT scores to ULM. 99% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
71% of those who apply are granted admission to ULM. Admission competition is low and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.