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Holy Names University Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

48.5%
Admission Difficulty for Holy Names University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Can I get into Holy Names University? The school has a 48% acceptance rate. Last year, 472 out of 974 applicants were admitted making Holy Names University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 76 percent. Holy Names University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 20% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
900-1070
Applicants Submitting SAT
83%
SAT Scores for Holy Names University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 440
SAT Math 25th 460
SAT Composite 25th 900
SAT Scores for Holy Names University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 540
SAT Math 75th 530
SAT Composite 75th 1070
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Holy Names University?

Holy Names University typically requires applicants to be in the top 78 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 900 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 815. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 985 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 83 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Holy Names University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1070 and Above Good >61%
985 to 1070 Avg + 48%-61%
900 to 985 Avg - 35%-48%
815 to 900 Reach 24%-35%
Less than 815 Low <24%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
16-19 
Applicants Submitting ACT
39%
ACT Scores for Holy Names University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 16
ACT Scores for Holy Names University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 20
ACT Math 75th 19
ACT Composite 75th 19
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Holy Names University?

Admission data indicates that Holy Names University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 16 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 75 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 18 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 19 and above have very competitive chances. 39 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Holy Names University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Holy Names University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
19 and Above Good >65%
17 to 19 Avg + 48%-65%
16 to 17 Avg - 39%-48%
15 to 16 Reach 31%-39%
Less than 15 Low <31%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.2
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into Holy Names University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Holy Names University was 3.2 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Holy Names University will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Holy Names University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 11% Good
3.50 to 3.75 14% Good
3.25 to 3.50 14% Good
3.00 to 3.25 27% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 33% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 2% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

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Admission Statistics

Holy Names University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 610 362 974
Accepted 317 155 472
Acceptance Rate 52% 43% 48%
Enrolled 65 31 96
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 21% 20% 20%

Fall 2018 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 15, 2018
Days left to Apply
83

Applicants have 83 days left until the Fall 2018 term applications are due on Aug 15, 2018.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Holy Names University before the Aug 15 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
Jun 2 Jul 11
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Jun 9 Jun 19
Jul 14 Jul 24

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Holy Names University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Holy Names University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Holy Names University
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=115728 IPEDS survey data for Holy Names University.