University of Louisiana-Monroe (ULM)

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University of Louisiana-Monroe can be found in Monroe, LA, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Nearly 9,500 students are enrolled at ULM.

Many students at this school scored between 19 (25th percentile) - 24 (75th percentile) on the ACT exam. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the ULM average GPA ranges from 2.98 to 3.25 for accepted students. Approximately 80 percent of all applicant were admitted at University of Louisiana-Monroe, and from those that were granted acceptance about 35 percent continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall ULM Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for University of Louisiana-Monroe was reported as 80.0% in Fall 2020 with over 3,950 college applications submitted to ULM. 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

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

How Hard Is It to Get into University of Louisiana-Monroe?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into University of Louisiana-Monroe, 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 University of Louisiana-Monroe has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 76.1%
  • 2017-2018: 75.5%
  • 2018-2019: 71.0%
  • 2019-2020: 80.0%
  • Projected ULM Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 70.7%

How Does ULM Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for University of Louisiana-Monroe is forty-one percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Grambling State University97.2%
Alcorn State University58.2%
Southern Arkansas University Main Campus65.1%
Louisiana College69.4%
Louisiana State University-Alexandria56.3%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings 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 ULM (Fall 2020)

ACT®Score Range
English20 - 26
Math18 - 24
Composite Score19 - 24
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