Louisiana Colleges that are Hardest to Get Into

Colleges with the Lowest Acceptance Rate in Louisiana for 2020

These are the most selective public and private four-year colleges in Louisiana. The list is ranked by acceptance rate, lowest to highest and limited to schools which reject at least half of all applicants. Leading the list is Tulane University of Louisiana which sent acceptance letters to only 17% of the 38,816 students who applied and rejected 83%.

Not all schools on the most selective list are overly academically challenging. Some schools with less rigorous test and high school GPA requirements may receive a large numbers of qualified applicants and the school does not have space to admit them all.

If you're looking for challenging colleges, you can also explore rankings of Louisiana colleges with the highest SAT scores, highest ACT scores and highest GPA's.

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    • SAT Range 1350/1490
    • ACT Range 30/33
    • Average HS GPA 3.5
    • Students: 12,646
    • Tuition:$54,820
      Admissions Standards  Extremely High Standards
    • Acceptance Rate 17%
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    Tulane University of Louisiana

    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range 15/18
    • Average HS GPA 2.83*
    • Students: 2,356
    • Tuition:$7,033
      Admissions Standards  Extremely Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 30%
    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA 3.05
    • Students: 1,255
    • Tuition:$14,180
    • Acceptance Rate 35%
    • SAT Range 930/1090
    • ACT Range 17/21
    • Average HS GPA 3.01*
    • Students: 6,693
    • Tuition:$9,122
      Admissions Standards  Extremely Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 37%