Southern University at New Orleans

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Southern University at New Orleans is a historically black college found in New Orleans, LA. Approximately three thousand students are enrolled at Southern University at New Orleans.

Students can report either the ACT or SAT exam scores at Southern University at New Orleans. A score in the range of 1220 - 1900 on the SAT exam, or 15 - 18 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. We were able to estimate the Southern University at New Orleans average GPA (2.89 - 3.57) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. This school has an acceptance rate of about 49% with 90% of applicants choosing to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at suno.edu.

Overall Southern University at New Orleans Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012

48.9%

The overall acceptance rate for Southern University at New Orleans was reported as 48.9% in Fall 2012 with over 1,560 applications submitted to Southern University at New Orleans. 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

  • SAT Scores: 1220 - 1900
  • ACT Scores: 15 - 18
  • Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.57

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

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Southern University at New Orleans, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

How Does Southern University at New Orleans Compare?

48.9%
This School
55.5%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Southern University at New Orleans is thirteen percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Dillard University35.4%
Xavier University of Louisiana54.4%
Loyola University-New Orleans87.1%
Our Lady of the Lake College66.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings 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 2012)

TotalMaleFemale
Applicants1,56332.3%67.7%
Admitted76431.8%68.2%
Enrolled68431.6%68.4%

Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Southern University at New Orleans (Fall 2012)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading420 - 650
Math420 - 640
Writing380 - 610
Total Score1220 - 1900
ACT®Score Range
English14 - 20
Math15 - 19
Composite Score15 - 18
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