Admissions Information

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
Admission Informationnew.uno.edu/admissions
Online Applicationnew.uno.edu/admissions/apply
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Doctorate (Research)

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 55.54% and the yield is 28.62%. 2,135 men and 3,747 women applied to UNO and 1,303 men and 1,964 women students were accepted. Among them, 467 men and 468 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2019). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants5,8822,1353,747
Admitted3,2671,3031,964
Enrolled935467468
Acceptance Rate 55.54%61.03%52.42%
Yield 28.62%35.84%23.83%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the 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 the 25th percentile is 515. The SAT Math score is 610 (75th) and 500 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 25 (75th percentile) and 20 (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

It 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, The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply University of New Orleans.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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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
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended



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