Admissions standards for Louisiana colleges vary greatly. To get a partial sense of what it takes to get in, the side-by-side comparison table below shows ACT scores for the middle 50% of enrolled students for a range of four-year colleges in Louisiana. If your scores fall within or above these ranges, you're on target for admission. Keep in mind that 25% of enrolled students have scores below those listed.
Also, remember that ACT scores are just one part of the application. The admissions officers in Louisiana, especially at the top Louisiana colleges will also want to see a strong academic record, a winning essay, meaningful extracurricular activities and good letters of recommendation.
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Data from the National Center for Educational Statistics
|Louisiana Colleges ACT Scores (mid 50%)
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|Loyola University New Orleans||22||27||23||29||21||26|
|Southeastern Louisiana University||19||24||19||25||18||24|
|University of New Orleans||20||25||21||26||20||24|
|Xavier University of Louisiana||19||25||19||25||18||24|
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