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Louisiana College Admissions

If you are thinking about applying to Louisiana College, the application fee costs $25.

Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.

Louisiana College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Louisiana College 2021 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.2
Mean SAT Score 1057
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
Applicants Who Submit SATs 5%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 90%
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Applying Early to Louisiana College?

Louisiana College does not offer early decision but does offer early action.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How Hard Is It To Get Admitted to Louisiana College?

It is moderately difficult to get into Louisiana College.

In 2021, Louisiana College accepted 71% of students, around 575 of the 808 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Louisiana College, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

What's Most Important to Get In to Louisiana College?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing 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're strong.

Admissions Factors at Louisiana College

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Not Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Not Considered
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Not Considered
Work Experience Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities Not Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Not Considered
Application Essay Not Considered
First Generation Not Considered
Interview Not Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Not Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Considered
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Volunteer Work Not Considered

Louisiana College Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Louisiana College must submit the following items. Double check with Louisiana College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.0
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Louisiana College?

Students admitted to Louisiana College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.2.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Louisiana College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges
3.75 and 3.99 16%
3.50 and 3.74 10%
3.25 and 3.49 14%
3.00 and 3.24 20%
2.50 and 2.9 17%
2.00 and 2.49 13%

Louisiana College considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Louisiana College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 5% of Louisiana College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 90% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Louisiana College?

To be competitive with other Louisiana College applicants, you should strive to earn between 940 and 1120 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Louisiana College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1120 and 25% of scored lower than 940, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Louisiana College student is 1057.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Louisiana College students scored 520 or higher and 75% of students scored 480 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Louisiana College students scored 600 or higher, and 75% scored a 480 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for Louisiana College?

To be most competitive at Louisiana College, you should strive to earn between 18 and 24 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 24 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Louisiana College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 24, and three out of four students scored lower than 24 on the ACT.

A 18 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Louisiana College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.

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Transferring to Louisiana College

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

Transfer students can enroll in Louisiana College during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term

Louisiana College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Louisiana College?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Louisiana College.

Does Louisiana College accept transfer credits?

Louisiana College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Louisiana College accepts:

  • CLEP subject tests

Does Louisiana College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

Louisiana College does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Louisiana College?

Louisiana College is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

What is Louisiana College's acceptance rate?

Louisiana College's acceptance rate is 71%.

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Louisiana College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

71%

How hard is it to get into Louisiana College? Louisiana College is a somewhat selective institution. The Louisiana College acceptance rate is 71%. This means that the institution accepts 71 out of every 100 applicants.

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Louisiana College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Louisiana College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Louisiana College is Continuous processing.

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

Louisiana College ACT Scores

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ACT Range

18 - 24

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

24 and Above

Good

18 to 24

Avg

18 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Louisiana College is 21. Students with an ACT score of 24 and above have a good chance of getting into Louisiana College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 24 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 18 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Louisiana College SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

940 - 1120

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Math SAT Range

460 - 520

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Reading SAT Range

480 - 600

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1120 and Above

Good

940 to 1120

Avg

940 and Less

Low

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SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Louisiana College students is 1057. Applicants with SAT scores of 1120 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Louisiana College, while applicants with SAT scores between 940 to 1120 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 940 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Louisiana College.

Louisiana College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.25

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Louisiana College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.25. 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.

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,152

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

71%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$17,500

Out-of-State

$17,500

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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