Southeastern Louisiana University (Southeastern)

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Southeastern can be found in Hammond, LA, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around 16,000 students enrolled each year at Southeastern.

Many students at this school scored between 19 (25th percentile) - 24 (75th percentile) on the ACT. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Southeastern average GPA ranges from 2.98 to 3.25 for accepted students. 90% of all those students that apply are granted admission to Southeastern, from which 69% choose to enroll. When applying historical data, we have projected that the Southeastern acceptance rate 2021 will be around 83%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Southeastern Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Southeastern Louisiana University was reported as 90.2% in Fall 2020 with over 4,380 college applications submitted to Southeastern Louisiana University. 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

  • Southeastern ACT Scores: 19 - 24
  • Southeastern Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into Southeastern Louisiana University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Southeastern 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 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 Southeastern Louisiana University has been slowly getting higher over the past years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 87.0%
  • 2017-2018: 88.3%
  • 2018-2019: 89.6%
  • 2019-2020: 90.2%
  • Projected Southeastern Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 83.0%

How Does Southeastern Compare?

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The acceptance rate for Southeastern is fifty-nine percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
University of New Orleans55.5%
Southern University and A & M College34.9%
Tulane University of Louisiana12.9%
Nicholls State University88.0%
University of Southern Mississippi96.9%

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 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Southeastern (Fall 2020)

ACT®Score Range
English19 - 22
Math17 - 20
Composite Score19 - 24
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