Holy Names University Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Holy Names University
|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
How hard is it to get into Holy Names University and can I get accepted? The school has a 70% acceptance rate ranking it #73 in California for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,454 out of 2,076 applicants were admitted making Holy Names University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 83 percent. Holy Names University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 12% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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Holy Names University SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT71%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||270|
|SAT Math 25th||440|
|SAT Composite 25th||710|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||330|
|SAT Math 75th||540|
|SAT Composite 75th||870|
|Average SAT Score||790|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Holy Names University?
Holy Names University typically requires applicants to be in the top 97 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 710 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 630. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 790 out of 1600. The school ranks #76 in California for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 71 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|
|870 and Above||Good||>80%|
|790 to 870||Avg +||70%-80%|
|710 to 790||Avg -||58%-70%|
|630 to 710||Reach||45%-58%|
|Less than 630||Low||<45%|
Holy Names University ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT22%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||17|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||17|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||21|
|ACT Math 75th||22|
|ACT Composite 75th||22|
|Average ACT Score||19|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Holy Names University?
Admission data indicates that Holy Names University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 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 #70 in California for highest average ACT composite score. 22 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Holy Names University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|22 and Above||Good||>82%|
|19 to 22||Avg +||70%-82%|
|17 to 19||Avg -||60%-70%|
|15 to 17||Reach||50%-60%|
|Less than 15||Low||<50%|
Avg. High School GPA3.2
Typical High School GradesB
You will need about average high school grades to get into Holy Names University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Holy Names University was 3.2 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #68 in California for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Holy Names University accepts 70% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||14%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||14%||Good|
|3.00 to 3.25||27%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||33%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||2%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||12%||13%||12%|
Applications are DueAug 15, 2020
Days left to Apply204
Applicants have 204 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 15, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Holy Names University before the Aug 15 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Mar 14||Mar 27|
|May 2||May 15|
|Jun 6||Jul 15|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Feb 8||Feb 19|
|Apr 4||Apr 14|
|Jun 13||Jun 23|
|Jul 18||Jul 28|
What are the requirements for admission to Holy Names 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=115728 IPEDS survey data for Holy Names University.
Frequently Asked Questions
71% of students submit their SAT scores to Holy Names University. 22% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
70% of those who apply are granted admission to Holy Names University. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 710 and 870. 71% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.