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Southern University at New Orleans

New Orleans, LA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate79%
Acceptance Rate79%

Southern University at New Orleans Admissions

If you are applying to Southern University at New Orleans, the deadline for Fall 2023 admissions is July 1 and the application fee is $20.

Southern University at New Orleans Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Southern University at New Orleans's admissions stats.

Southern University at New Orleans 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 2.4
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
Applicants Who Submit SATs 0%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 100%
Waitlist No

Southern University at New Orleans Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Southern University at New Orleans.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I Yes Info Not Available ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action Yes –– ––

Want to Apply Early to Southern University at New Orleans?


Southern University at New Orleans offers early decision and also offers early action. Early decision is binding, which means you must attend if you are admitted, while early action allows you to apply early without committing.

Some students apply early to increase their chances of acceptance. When you apply early, your application is considered before all the regular decision applicants apply. Applying early may increase the chance of admission, since it demonstrates your interest in a school.

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


More on Southern University at New Orleans Admissions


How Hard Is It To Get Admitted to Southern University at New Orleans?

It is not competitive to get into Southern University at New Orleans.

In 2021, Southern University at New Orleans accepted 79% of students, approximately 631 of the 801 students who applied.

Schools that are not competitive to get into, like Southern University at New Orleans, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores.

Transferring to Southern University at New Orleans

Transfer student admissions is not competitive.

For Students Waitlisted to Southern University at New Orleans

Southern University at New Orleans has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Southern University at New Orleans Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight 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 admissions factors where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Southern University at New Orleans

Curious about the factors that are considered by Southern University at New Orleans 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 Important
Class Rank Important
Recommendation(s) Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
Standardized Test Scores Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Geographical Residence Considered
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
First Generation Considered
Interview Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Considered
State Residency Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Volunteer Work Considered

Make sure to check with Southern University at New Orleans for more information on admission factors.

Southern University at New Orleans 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Southern University at New Orleans, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Southern University at New Orleans's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

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

GPA and Testing


What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Southern University at New Orleans?

Students admitted to Southern University at New Orleans have an average unweighted GPA of 2.4.

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

Southern University at New Orleans looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Southern University at New Orleans is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2022, 0% of Southern University at New Orleans's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 100% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Southern University at New Orleans?

What is a Good ACT Score for Southern University at New Orleans?

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More Information on Transferring to Southern University at New Orleans

For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to Southern University at New Orleans. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Southern University at New Orleans during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term


Southern University at New Orleans Admissions FAQs


Can I defer my acceptance to Southern University at New Orleans?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Southern University at New Orleans.

Does Southern University at New Orleans accept transfer credits?

✅ Southern University at New Orleans accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.

Do I have to submit test scores to Southern University at New Orleans?

✅ Southern University at New Orleans is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

What is Southern University at New Orleans's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for Southern University at New Orleans is 79%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Southern University at New Orleans?

✅ Southern University at New Orleans offers early decision but the school has not provided an acceptance rate.

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Admission Difficulty

Open Admission

79%

How hard is it to get into Southern University at New Orleans? Southern University at New Orleans is a open admission institution. The Southern University at New Orleans acceptance rate is 79%. This means that the institution accepts 78 out of every 100 applicants.

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Southern University at New Orleans Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jul 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Southern University at New Orleans is Jul 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Southern University at New Orleans is Continuous processing.

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

Southern University at New Orleans ACT Scores

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Southern University at New Orleans GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

2.4

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Southern University at New Orleans, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 2.4. 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

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,941

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

79%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$9,763

Out-of-State

$11,477

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jul 1
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