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Can I get into PUC? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 923 out of 2,041 applicants or 45% were admitted making PUC a more competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for average applicants. Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores. Pacific Union College typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Only 27% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||25%||32%||27%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Pacific Union College 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 PUC regularly accepts students with ACTs of 18 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. 32 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Pacific Union College.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 940 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 810. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1070 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 81 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||>61%|
|20 to 23||Avg +||45%-61%|
|18 to 20||Avg -||35%-45%|
|16 to 18||Reach||26%-35%|
|Less than 16||Low||<26%|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1200 and Above||Good||>58%|
|1070 to 1200||Avg +||45%-58%|
|940 to 1070||Avg -||32%-45%|
|810 to 940||Reach||22%-32%|
|Less than 810||Low||<22%|
You will need above average high school grades to get into Pacific Union College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Pacific Union College was 3.35 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to PUC 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||19%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||15%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||15%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||20%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||4%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||0%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
What are the requirements for admission to Pacific Union College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||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=120865 IPEDS survey data for Pacific Union College.