If you are considering submitting an application to University of Louisville, the regular decision application deadline is August 1 and the fee for the application is $25.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.
|University of Louisville 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.6|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||14%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||91%|
University of Louisville does not offer early decision or 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.
It is moderately difficult to get into University of Louisville.
In 2021, University of Louisville accepted 66% of students, around 10,910 of the 16,598 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like University of Louisville, 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. Admissions to Engineering programs is program very difficult.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. 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 admissions factors where you shine.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Not Considered|
|Application Essay||Not Considered|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
To apply, all applicants to University of Louisville must submit the following items. Double check with University of Louisville's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.5|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to University of Louisville have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At University of Louisville, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||18.98%|
|3.50 and 3.74||15%|
|3.25 and 3.49||12.39%|
|3.00 and 3.24||8.48%|
|2.50 and 2.9||8.44%|
|2.00 and 2.49||0.87%|
University of Louisville does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
University of Louisville 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, 14% of University of Louisville's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 91% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
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To be most competitive at University of Louisville, you should strive to earn between 21 and 29 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 29 means you fall in the 75th percentile for University of Louisville's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 29, and three out of four students scored lower than 29 on the ACT.
A 21 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for University of Louisville students. Only one out of every four students scored below 21.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to University of Louisville. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in University of Louisville during the following terms: - Fall Term - Winter Term - Spring Term - Winter Term - Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to University of Louisville?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to University of Louisville.
Does University of Louisville accept transfer credits?
University of Louisville accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. University of Louisville accepts:
Does University of Louisville accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
University of Louisville accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to University of Louisville?
University of Louisville is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is University of Louisville's acceptance rate?
University of Louisville's acceptance rate is 66%.
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How hard is it to get into University of Louisville? University of Louisville is a somewhat selective institution. The University of Louisville acceptance rate is 66%. This means that the institution accepts 65 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of Louisville is Aug 1.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of Louisville is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to University of Louisville is 25. Students with an ACT score of 29 and above have a good chance of getting into University of Louisville. Students with an ACT score that falls between 21 and 29 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 21 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At University of Louisville, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.64. 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.
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