Fresno Pacific University Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Fresno Pacific University
|Admission Standards||Very Easy|
How hard is it to get into Fresno Pacific University and can I get accepted? The school has a 72% acceptance rate ranking it #77 in California for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 451 out of 623 applicants were admitted making Fresno Pacific University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 56 percent. Fresno Pacific University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 45% 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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Fresno Pacific University SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT75%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||540|
|SAT Math 25th||510|
|SAT Composite 25th||1050|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||630|
|SAT Math 75th||580|
|SAT Composite 75th||1210|
|Average SAT Score||1130|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Fresno Pacific University?
Fresno Pacific University typically requires applicants to be in the top 51 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1050 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 970. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1130 out of 1600. The school ranks #56 in California for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 75 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|
|1210 and Above||Good||>81%|
|1130 to 1210||Avg +||72%-81%|
|1050 to 1130||Avg -||60%-72%|
|970 to 1050||Reach||47%-60%|
|Less than 970||Low||<47%|
Fresno Pacific University ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT36%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||16|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||18|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||22|
|ACT Math 75th||22|
|ACT Composite 75th||22|
|Average ACT Score||20|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Fresno Pacific University?
Admission data indicates that Fresno Pacific University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. 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 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #60 in California for highest average ACT composite score. 36 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Fresno Pacific University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|22 and Above||Good||>81%|
|20 to 22||Avg +||72%-81%|
|18 to 20||Avg -||60%-72%|
|16 to 18||Reach||47%-60%|
|Less than 16||Low||<47%|
Avg. High School GPA3.3
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need above average high school grades to get into Fresno Pacific University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Fresno Pacific University was 3.3 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #50 in California for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Fresno Pacific University accepts 72% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||18%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||15%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||18%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||7%||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|
66% of Fresno 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||31%|
|Top 25% of class||66%|
|Top 50% of class||94%|
|Bottom 50% of class||6%|
|Bottom 25% of class||34%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||42%||52%||45%|
Applications are DueJul 31, 2020
Days left to Apply318
Applicants have 318 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Jul 31, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Fresno Pacific University before the Jul 31 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Oct 5||Oct 18|
|Nov 2||Nov 15|
|Dec 7||Dec 20|
|Mar 14||Mar 27|
|May 2||May 15|
|Jun 6||Jul 15|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Oct 26||Nov 14|
|Dec 14||Dec 24|
|Feb 8||Feb 19|
|Apr 4||Apr 14|
|Jun 13||Jun 23|
|Jul 18||Jul 28|
What are the requirements for admission to Fresno Pacific University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=114813 IPEDS survey data for Fresno Pacific University.