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UNO Admission Chances


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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into UNO? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 2,267 out of 3,932 applicants or 58% were admitted making UNO 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 New Orleans typically accepts and attracts B average high school students. Only 41% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 2,225 1,707 3,932
Accepted 1,256 1,011 2,267
Acceptance Rate 56% 59% 58%
Enrolled 449 473 922
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 36% 47% 41%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to University of 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 UNO regularly accepts students with ACTs of 20 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 94 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of New Orleans.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1020 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 880. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1160 out of 1600. 8 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 1020 1300
SAT Reading 510 650
SAT Math 510 650
ACT Composite 20 24
ACT English 20 26
ACT Math 19 24

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >70%
22 to 24 Avg + 58%-70%
20 to 22 Avg - 45%-58%
18 to 20 Reach 32%-45%
Less than 18 Low <32%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1300 and Above Good >70%
1160 to 1300 Avg + 58%-70%
1020 to 1160 Avg - 45%-58%
880 to 1020 Reach 32%-45%
Less than 880 Low <32%

Estimated GPA Requirements

You will need about average high school grades to get into University of New Orleans. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of New Orleans was 3.21 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 UNO accepts 58% of students who apply.

What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 13% Good
3.50 to 3.75 15% Good
3.25 to 3.50 19% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 21% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 28% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 4% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 0% Low
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

Fall 2017 Application Deadline

You have 65 days left until 2017 Fall term applications are due on Jul 25, 2017.

Admission Requirements

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

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Recommended
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 Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=159939 IPEDS survey data for University of New Orleans.



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