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To be fully admitted to Southeastern, first time freshmen who are graduates of a state approved high school must meet the following criteria:

1.  Completion of the Board of Regents High School Core Curriculum (See the following website for Core Curriculum:


2.  No developmental courses needed


3.  Have a minimum cumulative high school GPA of 2.0 (on a 4.0 scale)


4.  Meet ONE of the following criteria:

ACT composite score of at least 21 OR a core GPA of 2.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale

NOTE: Students who do not meet the regular admission criteria MAY be admissible through an alternate path. Contact one of our Admissions Counselors at 985-549-5637 or email us at to schedule an appointment to review your options.

Northshore Technical Community College (NTCC) and Southeastern Louisiana University's (SLU) "Connect to Success" Program

For students that do not meet SLU's admissions requirements, they now have the opportunity to enroll in NTCC's "Connect to Success" Program and receive a seamless and supportive transfer to Southeastern Louisiana University.  The "Connect to Success" Program has open admissions and offers up to 60 credit hours of transferable college-level coursework in addition to any developmental education courses in Math and English.  For transfer eligibility, a student only needs to complete appropriate developmental education courses, 18 credit hours of transferable college-level coursework that must include College Algebra and English Composition I, and maintain a cumulative college GPA of 2.0.

For more information, contact April Lavergne at or by calling (985) 549-5145.

Freshman Admission Requirements

LSU Freshman Admission Requirements

Prospective freshmen interested in admission to LSU must have a 3.0 unweighted academic GPA based on 19 core units. Additionally, students must meet the ACT or SAT requirement. The ACT requirement consists of a 22 composite score, with an 18 English subscore and a 19 math subscore. The SAT requirement consists of a 1030 critical reading and math composite score, with a 450 critical reading score and a 460 math score.

Southern University

Admissions for Beginning Freshmen from Louisiana




English: I, II, III, IV


Mathematics: Algebra 1A and Algebra 1B, Geometry, Algebra II, Financial Math, Math Essentials, Advanced Pre-Calculus, Advanced Functions & Statistics, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, Probability and Statistics, Discrete Math, Approved Elective (including approved IBC related course)


Natural Science:Biology, Chemistry, two (2) units from: Physical Science, integrated Science, Physics I, Physics of Technology I, Aerospace Science, Biology II, Chemistry II, Earth Science, Environmental science, Physics II, Physics of Technology II, Agriscience II, Anatomy and Physiology,


Social Science: Civics, AP American Government plus Free enterprise (1/2) unit each), World History, world Geography, Western Civilization, AP European History, Law Studies, Psychology, Sociology, Civics (2nd Semester, ½ Unit), African American Studies, 


Foreign Language/Speech: Two (2) units from single language or 2 units of Speech


Arts: Fine Arts Survey or 1 unit: Art, Dance, Music, theatre Arts, Applied Arts, 


Total Core Curriculum Units

And Minimum Overall High School GPA of 2.0 

And Require no developmental courses by having a minimum ACT English Score of 18 and Math Score of 19 (SAT Verbal score of 450 and SAT Math Score of 460) 

And One of the following: core GPA of 2.0 or ACT Composite score of 20 (SAT Composite of 940).

University of Louisiana at Lafayette 

Guaranteed Freshman Admissions Requirements: 

If you are an in-state student applying for freshman admission, you must meet ONE of the following requirements for admission:

  1. Have a core grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale OR
  2. Have an ACT composite score of 23 or 1050 SAT Critical Reading+Math (CR+M)

ALL applicants must additionally meet all of the following:

  • Require NO remedial courses:
    • Have at least 18 English ACT (450 SAT Critical Reading/Verbal) and 19 math ACT (460 SAT Math)
      • If English ACT less than 18, must successfully complete remedial English no later than the summer semester immediately following high school graduation
      • If math ACT less than 19, must successfully complete remedial math no later than the summer semester immediately following high school graduation
  • Complete the Louisiana Board of Regents high school Core 4 curriculum (19 units)
  • Have at least a 2.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale

Delgado Community College 

See this link for information on admissions to Delgado:

Baton Rouge Community College (BRCC) 

A required ACT sub score of Math (19) and English (18) are acceptable for Math and English placement.

LSU and BRCC's Tiger Bridge Program

The Tiger Bridge Program is an academic opportunity that combines the on-campus living experience unique to LSU, with the smaller class setting of Baton Rouge Community College (BRCC).  After successful completion of the one-year program at BRCC (30 or more hours of courses and a 2.5 GPA in those transferable courses, including English and Math), students will fully transfer to LSU for their sophomore year coursework and beyond.  Students who apply to LSU as a first-time freshmen in the fall semester (immediately following high school graduation) and do not meet University admissions standards may be invited to the Tiger Bridge Program.  For more information, visit .

Tulane Science Scholars Program
The Tulane Science Scholars Program (TSSP) is a selective program for high school students who have exceptional talent in the sciences and mathematics. Starting in Summer 2014, the TSSP program is now a residential program and students will have the option to live on campus in a dormitory for an additional fee.  The refund policy on TSSP courses is with 3 weeks notice - 100% refund, with 2 weeks notice - 50% refund, 1 week notice - 25% refund, and less than a week - no refund. If you have any questions regarding the refund policy, please contact

**Below is a listing of all Louisiana colleges and universities.

To explore their admission requirements and to obtain more information regarding that school, click the link to go their website. 

Louisiana Public Colleges and Universities 

Grambling State University -  

Louisiana State University-Alexandria - 

Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge -   

Louisiana State University- Eunice -  

Louisiana State University - Health Science Center New Orleans -  

Louisiana State University - Health Science Center Shreveport -   

Louisiana State University Shreveport -  

Louisiana Tech University -  

McNeese State University - 

Nicholls State University -  

Northwestern State University -  

Southeastern Louisiana University - 

Southern University - Baton Rouge -   

Southern University - New Orleans - 

Southern University - Shreveport - 

University of New Orleans -  

University of Louisiana at Monroe -  

Louisiana Private Colleges:

Centenary College -  

Dillard University - 

Louisiana College - 

Loyola University - 

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary - 

Our Lady of Holy Cross College - 

Our Lady of the Lake College -   

St. Joseph Seminary College - 

Tulane University -  

Xavier University -   

Louisiana Community and Technical Colleges

Baton Rouge Community College - 

Bossier Parish Community College -   

Delgado Community College - 

Louisiana Delta Community College - 

Nunez Community College - 

River Parishes Community College - 

South Louisiana Community College - 

L.E. Fletcher Technical Community College -  

Sowela Technical Community College -  

Louisiana Technical College - 

Louisiana Proprietary Schools

American School of Business -  

Aveda Institute - 

Ayers Career College - 

Career Technical College - 

Crescent City School of Gaming & Bartending -   

Culinary Institute of New Orleans - 

Delta School of Business & Technology - 

Diesel Driving Academy -   

ITI Technical College - 

Medvance Institute - 

Remington College -   

South Louisiana Beauty College -   

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