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 Required August 1
SAT & SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Not used if submitted August 1
SAT Subject Tests Only Not used if submitted
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
Accept Offer of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision 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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Profile of Fall Admission
Profile of Fall Admission
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Overall Admission Rate
74% of 24,280 applicants were admitted
Women
75% of 14,160 applicants were admitted
Men
73% of 10,120 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
6,755 (37%) of 18,024 admitted students enrolled
Women
3,754 (35%) of 10,658 admitted students enrolled
Men
3,001 (41%) of 7,366 admitted students enrolled
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 Scale)
3.75 and Above
29%
3.50 - 3.74
24%
3.25 - 3.49
23%
3.00 - 3.24
16%
2.50 - 2.99
8%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: 590 average, 530-650 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
Not Reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not Reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not Reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not Reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not Reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not Reported
SAT EBRW: 593 average, 540-640 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
Not Reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not Reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not Reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not Reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not Reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not Reported
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
26 average, 23-31 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
Not Reported
Score of 24 - 29
Not Reported
Score of 18 - 23
Not Reported
Score of 12 - 17
Not Reported
Score of 6 - 11
Not Reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not Reported
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 23%
Top quarter: 47%
Top half: 77%
National Merit Scholar
0%
Valedictorian
4%
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported