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Beginning Freshmen
& High School Students

where to start...

1. Submit the online Application for Admission & application fee.

2. Request that ULM receive your official scores (ACT code for ULM is 1598, SAT code for ULM is 6482) and official high school transcript*.

3. Submit completed Proof of Immunization form.

4. Once admitted, regularly check your new "warhawks.ulm.edu" student email account for financial aid and other information. Log in at my.ULM.edu.

5. After you're admitted, find out what happens next: Next Steps [pdf]

6. Housing information will be mailed after acceptance to the University.


ACT/SAT scores are required for admissions and scholarship consideration. Effective for Spring 2014 applicants and thereafter, only official scores delivered electronically, directly from SAT or ACT, will be accepted (paper copies will not be processed, unless received directly from ACT/SAT if no electronic copy is available). To register for a test or to request your scores be sent to ULM, see the information below.

www.actstudent.org - ULM code: 1598
sat.collegeboard.org/scores - ULM code: 6482

 Still have questions? Contact Us

*Unaccredited Louisiana High School and home-schooled students must submit an official transcript of grades and official proof of graduation or bring the original diploma to the Admissions Office. GED students must submit their official test scores to the Admissions Office, fax to 318-342-1915 or email docman@ulm.edu.

Admission Criteria

1. Complete the Regents Core: 19 units (Core4.pdf)

2. Earn 2.35 minimum overall high school GPA

3. Require no more than one developmental course by meeting one of the following

ACT English ≥ 18, SAT (prior to March 2016 ) English ≥ 450 or SAT (March 2016-present) Writing & Language ≥ 25
- or -
ACT Math ≥ 19, SAT (prior to March 2016) Math ≥ 460 or SAT (March 2016-present) ≥ 500

4. AND meet one of the following requirements

2.0 minimum core GPA
- or -
ACT minimum composite of 21

Are you 25 or older and never attended college?
Download Admissions Requirements for Adult Learners (PDF)  

Students are encouraged to apply for admission to ULM even if they do not meet the above requirements. Such applications are reviewed on an individual basis to determine the likelihood of the applicant’s success at ULM. Please contact ULM’s Office of Admissions at 318-342-5799 to discuss your application’s review. If the student is not admitted after a review, the applicant may submit an Appeal of Admission form.

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