Southeastern Louisiana University (Southeastern)

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Southeastern can be found in Hammond, LA, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around 17,000 students enrolled each year at Southeastern.

Many students at this school scored between 20 (25th percentile) - 24 (75th percentile) on the ACT. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Southeastern average GPA ranges from 3.06 to 3.25 for accepted students. 45% of all those students that apply are granted admission to Southeastern, from which 75% choose to enroll. When applying historical data, we have projected that the Southeastern acceptance rate 2015 will be around 45%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at selu.edu.

Overall Southeastern Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013

44.8%

The overall acceptance rate for Southeastern Louisiana University was reported as 44.8% in Fall 2013 with over 7,660 applications submitted to Southeastern Louisiana University. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • Southeastern ACT Scores: 20 - 24
  • Southeastern Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into Southeastern Louisiana University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Southeastern is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2019 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Southeastern has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 48.6%
  • 2010-2011: 42.4%
  • 2011-2012: 43.1%
  • 2012-2013: 45.6%
  • 2013-2014: 44.8%
  • Projected Southeastern Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 44.7%

How Does Southeastern Compare?

44.8%
This School
55.5%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Southeastern is twenty-four percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
University of New Orleans50.4%
Southern University and A & M College35.9%
Tulane University of Louisiana26.4%
Nicholls State University86.9%
University of Southern Mississippi66.3%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

TotalMaleFemale
Applicants7,65739.9%60.1%
Admitted3,43040.2%59.8%
Enrolled2,56540.0%60.0%

Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Southeastern (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English20 - 25
Math18 - 24
Composite Score20 - 24
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