Louisiana State University-Alexandria

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Louisiana State University-Alexandria can be found in Alexandria, LA, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Approximately 3,700 students are enrolled at Louisiana State University-Alexandria.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this institution. Scores between 940 (25th percentile) - 1050 (75th percentile) on the SAT and between 17 (25th percentile) - 22 (75th percentile) on the ACT is typical among applicants that get into this school. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Louisiana State University-Alexandria average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.80 - 3.14. Roughly 60% of all applicant were admitted at Louisiana State University-Alexandria, and from those that were granted acceptance roughly 31% continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at admissions.lsua.edu.

Overall Louisiana State University-Alexandria Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Louisiana State University-Alexandria was reported as 56.3% in Fall 2020 with over 2,680 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

  • ACT Scores: 17 - 22
  • Average GPA: 2.80 - 3.14

How Hard Is It to Get into Louisiana State University-Alexandria?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Louisiana State University-Alexandria, 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 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Louisiana State University-Alexandria has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 33.3%
  • 2017-2018: 31.1%
  • 2018-2019: 56.5%
  • 2019-2020: 56.3%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 45.4%

How Does Louisiana State University-Alexandria Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Louisiana State University-Alexandria is zero percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Louisiana College69.4%
Alcorn State University58.2%
Our Lady of the Lake College56.7%
Centenary College of Louisiana59.8%
Mississippi College42.0%

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 Recommended

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Louisiana State University-Alexandria (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading470 - 520
Math470 - 530
Total Score940 - 1050
ACT®Score Range
English17 - 24
Math16 - 22
Composite Score17 - 22
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