Azusa Pacific University Admission RequirementsAzusa, California
Chances of getting into Azusa Pacific University
How hard is it to get into Azusa Pacific University and can I get accepted? The school has a 69% acceptance rate ranking it #70 in California for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 6,736 out of 9,832 applicants were admitted making Azusa Pacific University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 50 percent. Azusa Pacific University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 17% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
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Azusa Pacific University SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT86%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||520|
|SAT Math 25th||500|
|SAT Composite 25th||1020|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||620|
|SAT Math 75th||620|
|SAT Composite 75th||1240|
|Average SAT Score||1130|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Azusa Pacific University?
Azusa Pacific University typically requires applicants to be in the top 57 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1020 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 910. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1130 out of 1600. The school ranks #38 in California for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 86 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|
|1240 and Above||Good||>79%|
|1130 to 1240||Avg +||69%-79%|
|1020 to 1130||Avg -||57%-69%|
|910 to 1020||Reach||44%-57%|
|Less than 910||Low||<44%|
Azusa Pacific University ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT34%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||21|
|ACT Math 25th||19|
|ACT Composite 25th||21|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||28|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||27|
|Average ACT Score||24|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Azusa Pacific University?
Admission data indicates that Azusa Pacific University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #32 in California for highest average ACT composite score. 34 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Azusa Pacific University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|27 and Above||Good||>79%|
|24 to 27||Avg +||69%-79%|
|21 to 24||Avg -||57%-69%|
|18 to 21||Reach||44%-57%|
|Less than 18||Low||<44%|
Avg. High School GPA3.64
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need very good grades in high school to get into Azusa Pacific University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Azusa Pacific University was 3.64 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #27 in California for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Azusa Pacific University accepts 69% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||21%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||15%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||13%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||8%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||N/A%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
62% of Azusa Pacific University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||27%|
|Top 25% of class||62%|
|Top 50% of class||89%|
|Bottom 50% of class||11%|
|Bottom 25% of class||2%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||16%||18%||17%|
Applications were DueJun 1, 2020
Days left to ApplyNone
The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on Jun 1, 2020.
What are the requirements for admission to Azusa Pacific 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=109785 IPEDS survey data for Azusa Pacific University.
Frequently Asked Questions
86% of students submit their SAT scores to Azusa Pacific University. 34% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
69% of those who apply are granted admission to Azusa Pacific University. Admission competition is low and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1020 and 1240. 86% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.