SAT Score Comparison for Admission to Louisiana Colleges

A Side-by-Side Comparison of SAT Admissions Data for Louisiana Colleges

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If you're looking to attend college in Louisiana, the table below can help you find colleges and universities that match your standardized test scores. The side-by-side comparison chart shows scores for the middle 50% of enrolled students. If your scores fall within or above these ranges, you're on target for admission to one of these Louisiana colleges.

Louisiana Colleges SAT Scores (mid 50%)
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Centenary College470580470590--
Grambling State390480420490--
LSU500620510630--
Louisiana Tech490580490620--
Loyola University New Orleans520630500610--
McNeese State420510470600--
Nicholls State470517475617--
Northwestern State430540450560--
Southern University410550435545--
Southeastern Louisiana University------
Tulane University620710620700--
UL Lafayette470580470600--
UL Monroe460680490680--
University of New Orleans480600470630--
Xavier University of Louisiana455560435550--
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Keep in mind that 25% of enrolled students have SAT scores below those listed. Note that the ACT is more popular than the SAT in Louisiana, so some colleges don't report SAT scores. Also remember that SAT scores are just one part of the application. The admissions officers at most of these Louisiana colleges, especially the top Louisiana colleges, will also want to see a strong academic record, a winning essay, meaningful extracurricular activities and good letters of recommendation. Some students with low grades (but a strong application) may be admitted, while some with higher scores (but an otherwise weak application) may be turned away. So, if your scores are lower than those listed here, don't lose all hope.

If a school doesn't show any score information, it's probably because that school is test-optional. That means that applicants are not required to submit scores as part of the application process--you can still submit scores, of course, if you want.

If your scores are better than average, it never hurts to submit them anyway. And, in some cases, test-optional schools will require scores for students interested in applying for financial aid or scholarships.

Be sure to click on the names of the schools in the table above to visit profiles for each one.

These profiles include helpful information about admissions, enrollment, financial aid, athletics, popular programs, and more. And, don't forget to check out these other SAT comparison tables:

SAT Comparison Tables: Ivy League | top universities | top liberal arts | top engineering | more top liberal arts | top public universities | top public liberal arts colleges | University of California campuses | Cal State campuses | SUNY campuses | more SAT charts

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Most data from the National Center for Educational Statistics

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