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Fresno Pacific University Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

72.4%
Admission Difficulty for Fresno Pacific University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionLow

Can I get into Fresno Pacific University? The school has a 72% acceptance rate. 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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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1050-1210
Applicants Submitting SAT
75%
SAT Scores for Fresno Pacific University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 540
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1050
SAT Scores for Fresno Pacific University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 630
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1210
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. 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Fresno Pacific University admission chances by SAT score
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%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
18-22 
Applicants Submitting ACT
36%
ACT Scores for Fresno Pacific University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Fresno Pacific University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
ACT Math 75th 22
ACT Composite 75th 22
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. 36 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Fresno Pacific University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Fresno Pacific University admission chances by ACT score
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%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.3
Typical High School Grades
B+

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. 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.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Fresno Pacific University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 42% Good
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

High School Class Rank

66% of Fresno Pacific University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Fresno Pacific University students
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%

Admission Statistics

Fresno Pacific University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 434 189 623
Accepted 310 141 451
Acceptance Rate 71% 75% 72%
Enrolled 130 73 203
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 42% 52% 45%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 31, 2019
Days left to Apply
130

Applicants have 130 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Jul 31, 2019.

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
May 4 May 17
Jun 1 Jul 10
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Apr 13 Apr 23
Jun 8 Jun 18
Jul 13 Jul 23

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Fresno Pacific University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Fresno Pacific University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit No
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.