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Southeastern Louisiana University

Hammond, LA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate99%

Southeastern Louisiana University Admissions

Southeastern Louisiana University is moderately difficult to get into. Southeastern Louisiana University admitted 99% of all applicants in 2022. Out of 4,886 applications received in 2023, 4,828 students were offered admission.

If you are planning on applying to Southeastern Louisiana University, the regular decision application deadline is August 1 and the fee for the application is $20.

Students who submit their applications to Southeastern Louisiana University for the fall semester should receive an admissions decision no later than September 15.

Southeastern Louisiana University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Southeastern Louisiana University's admissions stats.

Southeastern Louisiana University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.5
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 17.7%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 99.2%
Waitlist No

Southeastern Louisiana University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Southeastern Louisiana University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No
Regular Decision Yes 8 1 September 15

Considering Applying Early to Southeastern Louisiana University?

Southeastern Louisiana University 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.

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Transferring to Southeastern Louisiana University

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Southeastern Louisiana University

Southeastern Louisiana University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Southeastern Louisiana University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When assembling 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 put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Southeastern Louisiana University

What does Southeastern Louisiana University 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
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Academic GPA Very Important

Make sure to check with Southeastern Louisiana University for more information on admission factors.

Southeastern Louisiana University Application Requirements

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

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Transcript(S) of College Record
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)
Other Requirements proof of immunization; Regents Core Curriculum(English-4, Math-4, Science-4, Social Studies-4, Foreign Language-2, Art-1); no more than one developmental course requirement; either have ACT composite 21 or Regents Core GPA 2.0
Transcript of High School Record
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.35

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Southeastern Louisiana University?

Students admitted to Southeastern Louisiana University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.

Out of all students that were admitted, 84.2% submitted a class rank. At Southeastern Louisiana University 17.7% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 45.1% were in the top 25% and 76.2% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Southeastern Louisiana University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 5.5%
3.75 and 3.99 25.6%
3.50 and 3.74 22.3%
3.25 and 3.49 18.8%
3.00 and 3.24 13.1%
2.50 and 2.9 11.8%
2.00 and 2.49 2.6%

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 Southeastern Louisiana University directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects 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

Southeastern Louisiana University 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. 99.2% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

To be most competitive at Southeastern Louisiana University, you should strive to earn between 21 and 25 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 25 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Southeastern Louisiana University'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 21 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Southeastern Louisiana University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 21.

More Information on Transferring to Southeastern Louisiana University

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Southeastern Louisiana University.

For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is August 1. Applicants should hear back by September 15.

Transfer students can enroll in Southeastern Louisiana University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Southeastern Louisiana University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Southeastern Louisiana University?

❌ Students who are admitted to Southeastern Louisiana University must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.

Does Southeastern Louisiana University accept transfer credits?

✅ Southeastern Louisiana University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Southeastern Louisiana University accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

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

✅ Southeastern Louisiana University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Southeastern Louisiana University?

✅ Southeastern Louisiana University is not test optional.

What is Southeastern Louisiana University's acceptance rate?

✅ Southeastern Louisiana University has an acceptance rate of 99%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Southeastern Louisiana University?

❌ Southeastern Louisiana University does not offer early decision.

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Southeastern Louisiana University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Southeastern Louisiana University? Southeastern Louisiana University is a somewhat selective institution. The Southeastern Louisiana University acceptance rate is 99%. This means that the institution accepts 98 out of every 100 applicants.


Southeastern Louisiana University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Southeastern Louisiana University is Aug 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Southeastern Louisiana University is Aug 1.

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

Southeastern Louisiana University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

Southeastern Louisiana University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Southeastern Louisiana University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.46. 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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