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 5,000 students.

Students can report either the SAT Exam or ACT scores to this school. A score between 1030 to 1250 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 87% with 15% 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 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Loyola University-New Orleans was reported as 87.1% in Fall 2013 with over 4,830 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: 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 2020 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2020-2021 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

  • 2009-2010: 58.4%
  • 2010-2011: 56.6%
  • 2011-2012: 64.9%
  • 2012-2013: 65.6%
  • 2013-2014: 87.1%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2020-2021: 71.9%

How Does Loyola University-New Orleans Compare?

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The acceptance rate for Loyola University-New Orleans is fifty-seven percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Xavier University of Louisiana54.4%
Dillard University35.4%
Southern University at New Orleans48.9%
Our Lady of the Lake College66.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • 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 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Loyola University-New Orleans (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English23 - 30
Math21 - 26
Composite Score22 - 28
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