UL Lafayette Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into UL Lafayette? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 6,023 out of 10,897 applicants or 55% were admitted making UL Lafayette a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores. University of Louisiana at Lafayette typically accepts and attracts B average high school students. Of those applicants which were admitted, 53% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by University of Louisiana at Lafayette is a prized outcome for many students.

Women Men Total
Applied 6,340 4,557 10,897
Accepted 3,400 2,623 6,023
Acceptance Rate 54% 58% 55%
Enrolled 1,796 1,383 3,179
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 53% 53% 53%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Louisiana at Lafayette 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 UL Lafayette regularly accepts students with ACTs of 21 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 19 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 96 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1010 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 890. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1130 out of 1600. 4 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 1010 1250
SAT Reading 500 640
SAT Math 510 610
ACT Composite 21 25
ACT English 21 27
ACT Math 20 25

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >68%
23 to 25 Avg + 55%-68%
21 to 23 Avg - 42%-55%
19 to 21 Reach 30%-42%
Less than 19 Low <30%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1250 and Above Good >68%
1130 to 1250 Avg + 55%-68%
1010 to 1130 Avg - 42%-55%
890 to 1010 Reach 30%-42%
Less than 890 Low <30%

Estimated GPA Requirements

You will need about average high school grades to get into University of Louisiana at Lafayette. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Louisiana at Lafayette was 3.2 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as UL Lafayette accepts 55% of students who apply.

What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 15% Good
3.50 to 3.75 16% Good
3.25 to 3.50 18% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 18% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 28% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 5% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 0% Low
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

Admission Requirements

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

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
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 No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=160658 IPEDS survey data for University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

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