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Can I get into St. Cloud State University? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 5,267 out of 6,110 applicants or 86% were admitted making Saint Cloud State University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores. Saint Cloud State University typically accepts and attracts B average high school students. Only 35% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||33%||39%||35%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Saint Cloud State 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 St. Cloud State University regularly accepts students with ACTs of 19 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 91 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Saint Cloud State University.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 970 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 850. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1090 out of 1600. 3 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|
|25 and Above||Good||>91%|
|22 to 25||Avg +||86%-91%|
|19 to 22||Avg -||78%-86%|
|16 to 19||Reach||68%-78%|
|Less than 16||Low||<68%|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1210 and Above||Good||>91%|
|1090 to 1210||Avg +||86%-91%|
|970 to 1090||Avg -||78%-86%|
|850 to 970||Reach||68%-78%|
|Less than 850||Low||<68%|
You will need about average high school grades to get into Saint Cloud State University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Saint Cloud State University was 3.14 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.14 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as St. Cloud State University accepts 86% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||14%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||15%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||19%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||32%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||7%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||1%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
You have 71 days left until 2017 Fall term applications are due on Aug 1, 2017.
What are the requirements for admission to Saint Cloud State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||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||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=174783 IPEDS survey data for Saint Cloud State University.