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Can I get into AMU? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 967 out of 2,261 applicants or 43% were admitted making AMU a more competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for average applicants. Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores. Ave Maria University typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Only 31% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||31%||31%||31%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Ave Maria University 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.
Admission data indicates that AMU regularly accepts students with ACTs of 21 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 63 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Ave Maria University.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1070 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 960. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1180 out of 1600. 60 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|
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Est. Admission Chances|
|27 and Above||Good||>56%|
|24 to 27||Avg +||43%-56%|
|21 to 24||Avg -||31%-43%|
|18 to 21||Reach||21%-31%|
|Less than 18||Low||<21%|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1290 and Above||Good||>56%|
|1180 to 1290||Avg +||43%-56%|
|1070 to 1180||Avg -||31%-43%|
|960 to 1070||Reach||21%-31%|
|Less than 960||Low||<21%|
You will need very good grades in high school to get into Ave Maria University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Ave Maria University was 3.5 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to AMU will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
What are the requirements for admission to Ave Maria University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=446048 IPEDS survey data for Ave Maria University.