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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. 1,913 out of 4,707 applicants or 41% were admitted making La Sierra University a more competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for average applicants. Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores. La Sierra University typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Only 24% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||23%||27%||24%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to La Sierra 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.
Admission data indicates that La Sierra University regularly accepts students with ACTs of 16 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimim ACT composite scores around 12 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of appliants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. 27 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to La Sierra University.
Reporting indicates 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 775. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1025 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 87 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|
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Est. Admission Chances|
|23 and Above||Good||>63%|
|19 to 23||Avg +||48%-63%|
|16 to 19||Avg -||37%-48%|
|13 to 16||Reach||27%-37%|
|Less than 13||Low||<27%|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1150 and Above||Good||>61%|
|1025 to 1150||Avg +||48%-61%|
|900 to 1025||Avg -||35%-48%|
|775 to 900||Reach||24%-35%|
|Less than 775||Low||<24%|
You will need above average high school grades to get into La Sierra University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at La Sierra University was 3.33 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to La Sierra 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||17%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||20%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||27%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||16%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||2%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||0%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
What are the requirements for admission to La Sierra University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|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|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|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.