Fresno Pacific University Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into Fresno Pacific University? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 327 out of 518 applicants or 63% were admitted making Fresno Pacific University a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores. Of those applicants which were admitted, 52% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Fresno Pacific University is a prized outcome for many students.

Women Men Total
Applied 371 105 518
Accepted 242 65 327
Acceptance Rate 65% 62% 63%
Enrolled 108 62 170
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 45% 95% 52%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Fresno 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 Fresno Pacific 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 24 and above have very competitive chances. 39 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Fresno Pacific University.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 980 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 890. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1070 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 86 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 980 1160
SAT Reading 490 580
SAT Math 480 570
ACT Composite 19 24
ACT English 18 23
ACT Math 18 24

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

 What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >76%
21 to 24 Avg + 63%-76%
19 to 21 Avg - 53%-63%
17 to 19 Reach 42%-53%
Less than 17 Low <42%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1160 and Above Good >74%
1070 to 1160 Avg + 63%-74%
980 to 1070 Avg - 50%-63%
890 to 980 Reach 37%-50%
Less than 890 Low <37%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Fresno 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 Fresno 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 Neither required nor recommended
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 No
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=114813 IPEDS survey data for Fresno Pacific University.