UNO Admissions

The application fee is $25 for applying undergraduate school and $40 for graduate school at University of New Orleans. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$25
Graduate Application Fees$40
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Doctorate (Research)

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Admission Statistics

For academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 56.00% and yield is 28.99%. 2,135 men and 3,747 women applied to UNO and 1,302 men and 1,948 women students were accepted. Among them, 469 men and 468 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2019). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
Acceptance Ratio 56.00%60.98%51.99%
Yield 28.99%36.02%24.02%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2019-2020, 90 students (10% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 872 students (93%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 630 and 25th percentile is 515. The SAT Math score is 610 (75th) and 500 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 76 (75th percentile) and 76 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing515630
SAT Math500610
ACT Composite2025
ACT Math1824
ACT English2027
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at University of New Orleans are similar to the average score when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,151, ACT: 67 - Public Research University (high research activity)).

Application Requirements

UNO requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript) and Completion of College Preparatory Program to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, Next table summarizes University of New Orleans application requirements.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see UNO online application page .
UNO Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankNeither required nor recommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramNeither required nor recommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended

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