Freshman Admission Reqs
Freshman Admission Reqs
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High School Preparation
High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
High School Units Req or Recommended
Subject Req Reco
English 4
Mathematics 4
Science 4
Foreign Language 2
Social Studies 3
History 1
Examinations
Subject Required Units Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted Not reported
SAT Only Not reported Not reported
ACT Only Not reported Not reported
SAT & SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Not used if submitted Not reported
SAT Subject Tests Only Not used if submitted Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component SAT: Used in place of an application essay , ACT: Used in place of an application essay
Applying For Admission
Applying For Admission
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Admissions Office
Address
1146 Pleasant Hall
Baton Rouge
LA
70803
Fax
(225) 578-4433
Application Dates & Fees
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Not available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins October 15
Accept Offer of Admission
No set date
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision Offered
No
Early Action Offered
No
Application Form
Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Accepted
Other Application Requirements
Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
ACT Composite score of 22 (18 in English and 19 in Math) or SAT Total Score of 1100 (500 in English and 510 in Math) required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process
Selection of Students
Selection of Students
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Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X
Profile of Fall Admission
Profile of Fall Admission
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Overall Admission Rate
71% of 36,561 applicants were admitted
Women
72% of 22,094 applicants were admitted
Men
69% of 14,467 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
8,368 (32%) of 25,907 admitted students enrolled
Women
4,752 (30%) of 15,933 admitted students enrolled
Men
3,616 (36%) of 9,974 admitted students enrolled
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 Scale)
4.00 and Above
32%
3.75 - 3.99
21%
3.50 - 3.74
18%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
11%
2.50 - 2.99
2.3%
2.00 - 2.49
0%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: 609 average , 550-660 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
13.2%
Score of 600 - 700
39.9%
Score of 500 - 600
43.8%
Score of 400 - 500
3.1%
Score of 300 - 400
Not Reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not Reported
SAT EBRW: 621 average , 580-660 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
14.2%
Score of 600 - 700
50.6%
Score of 500 - 600
33.1%
Score of 400 - 500
2.1%
Score of 300 - 400
Not Reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not Reported
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
26 average , 23-29 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
21.1%
Score of 24 - 29
49.5%
Score of 18 - 23
29%
Score of 12 - 17
0.5%
Score of 6 - 11
Not Reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not Reported
ACT Math: 25
Score of 30 - 36
11.8%
Score of 24 - 29
50.7%
Score of 18 - 23
32.2%
Score of 12 - 17
5.3%
Score of 6 - 11
Not Reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not Reported
ACT Eng: 27
Score of 30 - 36
33.4%
Score of 24 - 29
40.5%
Score of 18 - 23
24.7%
Score of 12 - 17
1.4%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
Not Reported
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 26%
Top quarter: 49%
Top half: 77%
National Merit Scholar
0%
Valedictorian
5%
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported
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