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University of Louisiana Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

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With an acceptance rate of 71%, the University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM) enrolled around 1299 freshman for fall 2018. The university offers more than 41 undergraduate and 25 graduate programs in study areas like Business, Health Science, Social Science, Arts, Pharmacy, etc.

  • The university invites applications for Fall, Spring or Summer sessions.
  • Both the undergraduate and graduate applicants have to apply through the university’s online portal.
  • English language proficiency scores for UG and PG are the same.
  • SAT/ACT scores, GRE/GMAT scores are mandatory for admissions
  • Interviews are mandatory for some PG programs


Application portalOnline portal
Application fee (non-refundable)30 USD
Acceptance rate75%
SAT code6482
ACT code1598
Average SAT score960
Average ACT score23
Mode of PaymentMaster-Card/ American Express/Discover/visa
Academic CalendarSemester-based
Intake SeasonsFall/Spring/Summer
Financial AidWork-Study, Loans, Grants, and Scholarships

University of Louisiana at Monroe Admission Deadlines

The application deadline for international and domestic applicants vary. Given below are the application deadlines for international applicants.

FallJune 1
SpringNovember 1
SummerMarch 1

ULM International Admissions

The student population currently has around 300 international students studying at the university. The application procedure for international applicants varies from domestic. Additional documents and English proficiency scores are required for international admissions.

Admission Requirements for International Students

  • All the academic records/transcripts from the previously attended institution(s).
    • Official transcripts that are not in English, must be accompanied along with the certified English translation.
  • Must have a minimum GPA between 2.35 and 2.5 in the last two years of their previous program.
  • SAT score
    • Minimum requirements- Writing & language: 25, Maths: 500.
    • SAT composite: 1060, if GPA is 2.35-2.50.
  • Proof of English proficiency for non-native English speakers.
  • Proof of immunization
  • Statement of financial backing
  • Graduate Assistant Application, for graduate programs.

English Proficiency Test Score

International applicants can submit the TOEFL and/or IELTS scores to demonstrate English proficiency. The minimum required scores for UG & PG admissions are given below. However, applicants must note that several departments may different score requirements.

TestMinimum required score

Visa Process for International Students

  • International applicants will be issued Form I-20 from the university
  • Applicants will need to provide the following documents to receive the Form I-20:
    1. Copy of passport
    2. Proof of financial support
    3. Bank statement
    4. Sponsor letter, if applicable
  • Complete the I-20 and pay the SEVIS I-901 fee.
  • Applicants then need to apply for the F-1 or J-1 visa. Submit the form and pay the application fee.
  • Schedule and attend the visa interview

University of Louisiana at Monroe Undergraduate Admissions

University of Louisiana at Monroe offers more than 41 undergraduate courses with 89 majors and minors. The basic admission process for all the courses is the same. The admissions requirements and process is mentioned below:

Where to Apply: ULM Account

Application Fee: 30 USD

Admission Requirements: Applicants must provide the following documents at the time of admission:

  • High school diploma/transcript
  • GPA- 2.50 on a scale of 4.0
  • Proof of residency
  • Standardized test scores
    • SAT composite (min score)- 1060
    • ACT (min score)- 21
  • English proficiency test score for international applicants

University of Louisiana at Monroe Graduate Admissions

University of Louisiana at Monroe offers more than 25 graduate courses to all the applicants. While the specific requirements may vary for each program, the general admission requirements remain the same. Mentioned below are some popular courses (admission requirements) offered at the university

CourseApplication PortalApplication DeadlineApplication FeeAcademic Requirements
M.B.AULM Admissions AccountFall: Jun 27,
Spring: Nov 7,
Summer: Apr 1
40 USDGPA- 3.0; Resume; SOP; GMAT; Interview; ELP, supporting documents
MS in NursingULM Admissions AccountFall: Jun 27,
Spring: Nov 7,
Summer: Apr 1
40 USDGPA of 2.75; GRE; BSN; ELP, supporting documents
MA in TeachingULM Admissions AccountFall: Jun 27,
Spring: Nov 7,
Summer: Apr 1
40 USDMinimum GPA of 2.75; Praxis I or an ACT score of 22; Praxis II Content, Supporting documents
MS BiologyULM Admissions AccountRolling admissions40 USDGPA of 3.0; MCAT/DAT scores, ELP, Supporting documents

Supporting documents: Official transcripts, Finacial Backing proof, Proof of Immunization, Graduate Assistant Application.

Applicants can track their application through ULM application status tracker. The university currently has 7778 UG students and 375 PG students. The admissions are reviewed on a holistic basis. A complete review of scores, experience, and involvement in co-curricular activities is done for admissions. The admissions at the University of Louisiana at Monroe are considered to be moderately selective and applicants are suggested to meet all the requirements.

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