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Colleges / Indiana University Southeast

Indiana University Southeast

New Albany, IN 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate85%

IU Southeast Admissions

Indiana University Southeast is not difficult to get into. Around 85% of applicants get into Indiana University Southeast each year. Out of 1,923 applications received in 2023, 1,639 students were offered admission.

Reach out to Indiana University Southeast's admissions department for more information on applying.

Indiana University Southeast Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Indiana University Southeast's admissions stats.

Indiana University Southeast 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.4
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 10%
Mean SAT Score 1107
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 18.6%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 17.8%
Waitlist No

Indiana University Southeast Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Indiana University Southeast.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Want to Apply Early to Indiana University Southeast?

Indiana University Southeast does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Explore a list of some top colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Indiana University Southeast Admissions

For applicants who are non-residents, getting into Indiana University Southeast is moderately difficult.

Transferring to Indiana University Southeast

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Indiana University Southeast

Indiana University Southeast has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Indiana University Southeast Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the areas where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Indiana University Southeast

What does Indiana University Southeast consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Standardized Test Scores Considered

Make sure to check with Indiana University Southeast for more information on admission factors.

Indiana University Southeast Application Requirements

To apply to Indiana University Southeast, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Indiana University Southeast's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Indiana University Southeast?

Students admitted to Indiana University Southeast have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.

Out of all students that were admitted, 57.8% submitted a class rank. At Indiana University Southeast 10% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 34.9% were in the top 25% and 70.6% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Indiana University Southeast, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 19.37%
3.75 and 3.99 16.75%
3.50 and 3.74 12.57%
3.25 and 3.49 14.31%
3.00 and 3.24 12.57%
2.50 and 2.9 15.71%
2.00 and 2.49 8.38%

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Indiana University Southeast directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Indiana University Southeast is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2022, 18.6% of Indiana University Southeast's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 17.8% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Indiana University Southeast?

To be competitive with other Indiana University Southeast applicants, you should aim to earn between 1010 and 1190 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Indiana University Southeast 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1190 and 25% of scored lower than 1010, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Indiana University Southeast student is 1107.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Indiana University Southeast students scored 580 or higher and 75% of students scored 510 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Indiana University Southeast students scored 610 or higher, and 75% scored a 510 or higher.

To be most competitive at Indiana University Southeast, you should strive to earn between 20 and 25 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 25 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Indiana University Southeast's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 25, and three out of four students scored lower than 25 on the ACT.

A 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Indiana University Southeast students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.

More Information on Transferring to Indiana University Southeast

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Indiana University Southeast. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Indiana University Southeast during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Indiana University Southeast Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Indiana University Southeast?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Indiana University Southeast.

Does Indiana University Southeast accept transfer credits?

✅ Indiana University Southeast accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Indiana University Southeast accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Does Indiana University Southeast accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Indiana University Southeast accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Indiana University Southeast?

❌ No, Indiana University Southeast is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you may want to send them. If your scores are average or below average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.

What is Indiana University Southeast's acceptance rate?

✅ Indiana University Southeast's acceptance rate is 85%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Indiana University Southeast?

❌ Indiana University Southeast does not offer early decision.

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IU Southeast Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective


How hard is it to get into IU Southeast? IU Southeast is a less selective institution. The IU Southeast acceptance rate is 85%. This means that the institution accepts 85 out of every 100 applicants.


IU Southeast Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to IU Southeast is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to IU Southeast is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

IU Southeast SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1010 - 1190


Math SAT Range

490 - 580


Reading SAT Range

510 - 610

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1190 and Above


1010 to 1190


1010 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for IU Southeast students is 1107. Applicants with SAT scores of 1190 and above have a good chance of being admitted to IU Southeast, while applicants with SAT scores between 1010 to 1190 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1010 have a low chance of being offered a spot at IU Southeast.

IU Southeast GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At IU Southeast, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.38. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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