Loyola University-New Orleans

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Loyola University-New Orleans can be found in New Orleans, LA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Loyola University-New Orleans has an enrollment of approximately 4,500 students.

Students can report either the SAT Exam or ACT scores to this school. A score between 1050 to 1260 on the SAT exam, or 22 to 28 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. We were able to estimate the Loyola University-New Orleans average GPA (3.23 - 3.52) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. This school has an acceptance rate of 75% with 19% of applicants choosing to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at apply.loyno.edu.

Overall Loyola University-New Orleans Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Loyola University-New Orleans was reported as 75.0% in Fall 2020 with over 5,860 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: 22 - 28
  • Average GPA: 3.23 - 3.52

How Hard Is It to Get into Loyola University-New Orleans?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Loyola University-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.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Loyola University-New Orleans has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 67.8%
  • 2017-2018: 69.1%
  • 2018-2019: 94.3%
  • 2019-2020: 75.0%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 73.1%

How Does Loyola University-New Orleans Compare?

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The acceptance rate for Loyola University-New Orleans is thirty-two percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Xavier University of Louisiana60.0%
Dillard University38.8%
Southern University at New Orleans60.3%
Our Lady of the Lake College56.7%

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 Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters 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 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Loyola University-New Orleans (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading540 - 650
Math510 - 610
Total Score1050 - 1260
ACT®Score Range
English22 - 31
Math19 - 26
Composite Score22 - 28
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