Can I get into UNO? The school has a 57% acceptance rate. Last year, 2,115 out of 3,736 applicants were admitted making UNO 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 44 percent. University of New Orleans typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 45% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||570|
|SAT Math 25th||540|
|SAT Composite 25th||1110|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||680|
|SAT Math 75th||630|
|SAT Composite 75th||1310|
|Estimated Average SAT||1210|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of New Orleans?
University of New Orleans typically requires applicants to be in the top 39 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1110 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 1010. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1210 out of 1600. 6 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|
|1310 and Above||Good||>69%|
|1210 to 1310||Avg +||57%-69%|
|1110 to 1210||Avg -||44%-57%|
|1010 to 1110||Reach||31%-44%|
|Less than 1010||Low||<31%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||20|
|ACT Math 25th||19|
|ACT Composite 25th||20|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||26|
|ACT Math 75th||25|
|ACT Composite 75th||25|
|Estimated Average ACT||22|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into UNO?
Admission data indicates that UNO 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. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 96 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of New Orleans.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|25 and Above||Good||>71%|
|22 to 25||Avg +||57%-71%|
|20 to 22||Avg -||46%-57%|
|18 to 20||Reach||36%-46%|
|Less than 18||Low||<36%|
You will need about average high school grades to get into University of New Orleans. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of New Orleans was 3.21 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as UNO accepts 57% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||15%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||19%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||21%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||28%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||4%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
66% of University of New Orleans freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||16%|
|Top 25% of class||41%|
|Top 50% of class||66%|
|Bottom 50% of class||34%|
|Bottom 25% of class||12%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||41%||51%||45%|
Applicants have 41 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Jul 25, 2019.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to UNO before the Jul 25 application deadline.
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Jul 13||Jul 23|
What are the requirements for admission to University of New Orleans and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=159939 IPEDS survey data for University of New Orleans.