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University of Scranton Admission Chances


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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into University of Scranton? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 7,256 out of 10,049 applicants or 72% were admitted making University of Scranton a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores. University of Scranton typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Only 13% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 6,267 3,782 10,049
Accepted 4,395 2,861 7,256
Acceptance Rate 70% 76% 72%
Enrolled 520 399 919
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 12% 14% 13%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Scranton 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.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1110 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 1015. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1205 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 77 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 1110 1300
SAT Reading 560 660
SAT Math 550 640
ACT Composite 22 28
ACT English N/A N/A
ACT Math N/A N/A

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1300 and Above Good >81%
1205 to 1300 Avg + 72%-81%
1110 to 1205 Avg - 60%-72%
1015 to 1110 Reach 47%-60%
Less than 1015 Low <47%

Estimated GPA Requirements

You will need above average high school grades to get into University of Scranton. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Scranton was 3.37 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 Scranton accepts 72% of students who apply.

What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 22% Good
3.50 to 3.75 21% Good
3.25 to 3.50 20% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 18% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 16% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 3% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 0% Low
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

Fall 2017 Application Deadline

The application deadline for Fall 2017 has passed. Applications were due on Mar 1, 2017.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Scranton 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 Neither required nor 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=215929 IPEDS survey data for University of Scranton.