|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
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.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||440|
|SAT Math 25th||460|
|SAT Composite 25th||900|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||540|
|SAT Math 75th||530|
|SAT Composite 75th||1070|
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.
|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 Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||15|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||16|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||20|
|ACT Math 75th||19|
|ACT Composite 75th||19|
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.
|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%|
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.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|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|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||21%||20%||20%|
Applicants have 144 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|
|May 5||May 17|
|Jun 2||Jul 11|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Apr 14||Apr 24|
|Jun 9||Jun 19|
|Jul 14||Jul 24|
What are the requirements for admission to Holy Names 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|
|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.