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SUNO Admission Chances


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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into SUNO? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 385 out of 1,795 applicants or 21% were admitted making SUNO a very competitive school to get into with a low chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores. Of those applicants which were admitted, 55% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Southern University at New Orleans is a prized outcome for many students.

Women Men Total
Applied 1,142 653 1,795
Accepted 245 140 385
Acceptance Rate 21% 21% 21%
Enrolled 148 63 211
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 60% 45% 55%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Southern University at New Orleans and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that SUNO regularly accepts students with ACTs of 15 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 16 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 18 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 97 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Southern University at New Orleans.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 670 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 515. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 825 out of 1600. 3 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.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 670 980
SAT Reading 360 480
SAT Math 260 510
ACT Composite 15 18
ACT English 18 19
ACT Math 15 18

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
18 and Above Good >35%
16 to 18 Avg + 21%-35%
15 to 16 Avg - 16%-21%
14 to 15 Reach 12%-16%
Less than 14 Low <12%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
980 and Above Good >31%
825 to 980 Avg + 21%-31%
670 to 825 Avg - 14%-21%
515 to 670 Reach 8%-14%
Less than 515 Low <8%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Southern University at New Orleans has not reported high school GPA data for its freshman class at this time.

Fall 2017 Application Deadline

You have 40 days left until 2017 Fall term applications are due on Jul 1, 2017.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Southern University at New Orleans and what considerations affect admission decisions?

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

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

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=160630 IPEDS survey data for Southern University at New Orleans.



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