Alaska Pacific University Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into Alaska Pacific University? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 272 out of 699 applicants or 39% were admitted making Alaska Pacific University a more competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for average applicants.  Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores. Only 18% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 429 268 699
Accepted 169 103 272
Acceptance Rate 39% 38% 39%
Enrolled 28 21 49
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 17% 20% 18%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Alaska Pacific 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.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that Alaska Pacific University regularly accepts students with ACTs of 17 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 12 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 26 and above have very competitive chances. 31 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Alaska Pacific University.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 910 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 775. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1045 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 64 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 910 1180
SAT Reading 450 600
SAT Math 460 570
ACT Composite 17 26
ACT English 15 26
ACT Math 17 25

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

 What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >54%
21 to 26 Avg + 39%-54%
17 to 21 Avg - 29%-39%
13 to 17 Reach 20%-29%
Less than 13 Low <20%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1180 and Above Good >52%
1045 to 1180 Avg + 39%-52%
910 to 1045 Avg - 27%-39%
775 to 910 Reach 18%-27%
Less than 775 Low <18%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Alaska Pacific University has not reported high school GPA data for its freshman class at this time.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Alaska Pacific University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

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

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=102669 IPEDS survey data for Alaska Pacific University.