Chances of getting into University of Louisiana Monroe

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
71%
Admission Difficulty for University of Louisiana Monroe
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionLow

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 Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
1%
SAT Scores for University of Louisiana Monroe
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for University of Louisiana Monroe
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

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ULM ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
99%
ACT Scores for University of Louisiana Monroe
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 21
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for University of Louisiana Monroe
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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Louisiana Monroe admission chances by ACT score
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%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.35
Typical High School Grades
B+

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.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of Louisiana Monroe students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 22% Good
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

Admission Statistics

University of Louisiana Monroe admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,512 1,741 4,253
Accepted 1,808 1,212 3,020
Acceptance Rate 72% 70% 71%
Enrolled 839 469 1,308
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 46% 39% 43%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Louisiana Monroe and what considerations affect admission decisions?

University of Louisiana Monroe 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 University of Louisiana Monroe
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 20 and 25. 99% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.