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University of San Francisco Admission Chances


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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into University of San Francisco? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 9,951 out of 15,462 applicants or 64% were admitted making University of San Francisco a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores. University of San Francisco typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Only 13% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 10,181 5,281 15,462
Accepted 6,707 3,244 9,951
Acceptance Rate 66% 61% 64%
Enrolled 843 424 1,267
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 13% 13% 13%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to University of San Francisco and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that University of San Francisco regularly accepts students with ACTs of 24 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 22 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. 43 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of San Francisco.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1150 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1055. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1245 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 72 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 1150 1340
SAT Reading 580 670
SAT Math 570 660
ACT Composite 24 28
ACT English 23 30
ACT Math 23 28

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
28 and Above Good >75%
26 to 28 Avg + 64%-75%
24 to 26 Avg - 51%-64%
22 to 24 Reach 38%-51%
Less than 22 Low <38%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1340 and Above Good >75%
1245 to 1340 Avg + 64%-75%
1150 to 1245 Avg - 51%-64%
1055 to 1150 Reach 38%-51%
Less than 1055 Low <38%

Estimated GPA Requirements

You will need very good grades in high school to get into University of San Francisco. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of San Francisco was 3.61 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as University of San Francisco accepts 64% of students who apply.

What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 38% Good
3.50 to 3.75 25% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 19% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 13% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 5% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 0% Low
2.25 to 2.50 0% Low
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of San Francisco and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=122612 IPEDS survey data for University of San Francisco.