Laurel University Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Laurel University
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
Applicants Submitting SAT49%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||490|
|SAT Math 25th||460|
|SAT Composite 25th||950|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||640|
|SAT Math 75th||610|
|SAT Composite 75th||1250|
|Average SAT Score||1100|
SAT Scores you need to get in
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.
|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%|
Laurel University ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT49%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||13|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||17|
|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.
|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%|
Avg. High School GPA3.16*
Typical High School GradesB
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.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||40%||44%||43%|
What are the requirements for admission to Laurel University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|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|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|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.