University of Louisville (U of L)

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University of Louisville can be found in Louisville, KY, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. The students enrolled at U of L number about twenty three thousand each year, and is one of the largest schools in the state.

Many of the students that got into U of L earned an SAT score between 1450 - 1770, or got accepted with an ACT score in the range of 22 - 28. We were able to estimate the U of L average GPA (3.13 - 3.45) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 71% of all students that apply are granted admission to University of Louisville, from which 44 percent choose to enroll. Using acceptance rate data from previous years, we can project that the U of L acceptance rate in 2015 is going to be around 72%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall U of L Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for University of Louisville was reported as 71.2% in Fall 2013 with over 9,150 college applications submitted to this school. 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

  • U of L SAT Scores: 1450 - 1770
  • U of L ACT Scores: 22 - 28
  • U of L Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.45

How Hard Is It to Get into University of Louisville?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of University of Louisville 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 U of L has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 69.6%
  • 2010-2011: 72.5%
  • 2011-2012: 74.9%
  • 2012-2013: 72.7%
  • 2013-2014: 71.2%
  • Projected U of L Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 72.3%

How Does U of L Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for University of Louisville is twenty-eight percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
University of Kentucky68.6%
Indiana University-Bloomington72.2%
Eastern Kentucky University60.0%
Northern Kentucky University46.7%
University of Cincinnati-Main Campus73.3%

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)


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

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading470 - 580
Math510 - 610
Writing470 - 580
Total Score1450 - 1770
ACT®Score Range
English22 - 30
Math21 - 28
Composite Score22 - 28
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