Tulane University of Louisiana Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into Tulane University of Louisiana? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 8,008 out of 26,257 applicants or 30% were admitted making Tulane University of Louisiana a more competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for average applicants. Academically, it has extremely high requirements for admission test scores. Tulane University of Louisiana typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Only 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 16,145 10,112 26,257
Accepted 4,741 3,267 8,008
Acceptance Rate 29% 32% 30%
Enrolled 1,027 692 1,719
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 22% 21% 21%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Tulane University of Louisiana 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 Tulane University of Louisiana regularly accepts students with ACTs of 29 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 28 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 30 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 32 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 61 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Tulane University of Louisiana.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1340 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 1270. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1410 out of 1600. 39 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 1340 1480
SAT Reading 680 740
SAT Math 640 730
ACT Composite 29 32
ACT English 30 34
ACT Math 27 32

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
32 and Above Good >47%
30 to 32 Avg + 30%-47%
29 to 30 Avg - 23%-30%
28 to 29 Reach 17%-23%
Less than 28 Low <17%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1480 and Above Good >42%
1410 to 1480 Avg + 30%-42%
1340 to 1410 Avg - 20%-30%
1270 to 1340 Reach 13%-20%
Less than 1270 Low <13%

Estimated GPA Requirements

You will need very good grades in high school to get into Tulane University of Louisiana. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Tulane University of Louisiana was 3.5 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Tulane University of Louisiana will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 30% Good
3.50 to 3.75 24% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 22% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 15% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 8% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 1% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 0% Low
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

Fall 2017 Application Deadline

The application deadline for Fall 2017 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 15, 2017.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Tulane University of Louisiana and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies 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 No
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=160755 IPEDS survey data for Tulane University of Louisiana.

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