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Can I get into St. Bona? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 1,977 out of 2,996 applicants or 66% were admitted making St. Bona a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores. Saint Bonaventure University typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Only 20% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||18%||22%||20%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Saint Bonaventure 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. Bona 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. 37 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Saint Bonaventure University.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1020 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 915. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1125 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 89 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||>77%|
|24 to 27||Avg +||66%-77%|
|21 to 24||Avg -||53%-66%|
|18 to 21||Reach||40%-53%|
|Less than 18||Low||<40%|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1230 and Above||Good||>77%|
|1125 to 1230||Avg +||66%-77%|
|1020 to 1125||Avg -||53%-66%|
|915 to 1020||Reach||40%-53%|
|Less than 915||Low||<40%|
You will need above average high school grades to get into Saint Bonaventure University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Saint Bonaventure University was 3.3 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 St. Bona accepts 66% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||18%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||10%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||15%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||21%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||7%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||1%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
You have 24 days left until 2017 Fall term applications are due on Jun 15, 2017.
What are the requirements for admission to Saint Bonaventure University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||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=195164 IPEDS survey data for Saint Bonaventure University.