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Laurel University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Laurel University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Laurel University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into Laurel University and can I get accepted? The school has a 45% acceptance rate ranking it #16 in North Carolina for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 75 out of 168 applicants were admitted making Laurel University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 69 percent. Laurel University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 43% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Laurel University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Laurel University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 460
SAT Composite 25th 950
SAT Scores for Laurel University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 640
SAT Math 75th 610
SAT Composite 75th 1250
Average SAT Score 1100

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Laurel University?

Laurel University typically requires applicants to be in the top 69 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 950 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 800. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1100 out of 1600. The school ranks #28 in North Carolina for highest average SAT composite score. 49 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Laurel University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1250 and Above Good >58%
1100 to 1250 Avg + 45%-58%
950 to 1100 Avg - 32%-45%
800 to 950 Reach 22%-32%
Less than 800 Low <22%
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Laurel University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Laurel University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 13
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for Laurel University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Laurel University?

Admission data indicates that Laurel University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #24 in North Carolina for highest average ACT composite score. 49 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Laurel University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Laurel University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >58%
20 to 23 Avg + 45%-58%
17 to 20 Avg - 32%-45%
14 to 17 Reach 22%-32%
Less than 14 Low <22%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

You will need about average high school grades to get into Laurel University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Laurel University was 3.16 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #30 in North Carolina for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Laurel University will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

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Admission Statistics

Laurel University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 65 103 168
Accepted 30 45 75
Acceptance Rate 46% 44% 45%
Enrolled 12 20 32
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 40% 44% 43%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Laurel University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Laurel University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Laurel University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=198747 IPEDS survey data for Laurel University.