University of Louisiana at Lafayette (UL)

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University of Louisiana at Lafayette can be found in Lafayette, LA, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. UL has an enrollment of nearly seventeen thousand students.

Students can report either the ACT or SAT exam scores to this school. A score between 940 - 1190 on the SAT exam, or 21 - 25 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the UL average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.13 - 3.33. An estimated 60% of all students which applied were admitted at UL, and from those that were granted acceptance nearly 53% continued on to enroll. When applying historical data, we have projected that the UL acceptance rate 2015 will be around 62%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall UL Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for University of Louisiana at Lafayette was reported as 59.3% in Fall 2013 with over 8,510 applications submitted to University of Louisiana at Lafayette. 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

  • UL ACT Scores: 21 - 25
  • UL Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into University of Louisiana at Lafayette?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

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

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 UL has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 67.2%
  • 2010-2011: 66.9%
  • 2011-2012: 65.9%
  • 2012-2013: 60.4%
  • 2013-2014: 59.3%
  • Projected UL Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 62.2%

How Does UL Compare?

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The acceptance rate for University of Louisiana at Lafayette is seven percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Southern University and A & M College35.9%
McNeese State University61.5%
Nicholls State University86.9%
Southeastern Louisiana University44.8%
Tulane University of Louisiana26.4%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

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


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

ACT®Score Range
English21 - 26
Math20 - 25
Composite Score21 - 25
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