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La Sierra University Admission Chances


Acceptance Chances

Acceptance Rate
44.6%
Admission Difficulty for La Sierra University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Can I get into La Sierra University? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 1,931 out of 4,328 applicants or 45% were admitted making La Sierra University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for average applicants.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores. Only 23% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
930-1120
Applicants Submitting SAT
84%
SAT Scores for La Sierra University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 470
SAT Math 25th 460
SAT Composite 25th 930
SAT Scores for La Sierra University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 570
SAT Math 75th 550
SAT Composite 75th 1120
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to La Sierra University?

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 930 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 835. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1025 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 84 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

La Sierra University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1120 and Above Good >58%
1025 to 1120 Avg + 45%-58%
930 to 1025 Avg - 32%-45%
835 to 930 Reach 22%-32%
Less than 835 Low <22%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
16-22 
Applicants Submitting ACT
30%
ACT Scores for La Sierra University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 16
ACT Scores for La Sierra University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 22
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into La Sierra University?

Admission data indicates that La Sierra University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 16 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 13 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 19 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. 30 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to La Sierra University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

La Sierra University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
22 and Above Good >58%
19 to 22 Avg + 45%-58%
16 to 19 Avg - 32%-45%
13 to 16 Reach 22%-32%
Less than 13 Low <22%

Estimated GPA Requirements

La Sierra University has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

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Admission Statistics

La Sierra University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,816 1,512 4,328
Accepted 1,321 610 1,931
Acceptance Rate 47% 40% 45%
Enrolled 284 151 435
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 21% 25% 23%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to La Sierra University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at La Sierra University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=117627 IPEDS survey data for La Sierra University.