|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.
Find out which students are getting accepted at Holy Names University, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.
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|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|
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.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class
|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%|
|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|
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.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class
|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%|
What GPA do you need to get into Holy Names University?
Applicants 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|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||12%||13%||12%|
Applicants have 3 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 15, 2020.
What are the requirements for admission to Holy Names University and what student information is used for 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.
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.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 22. 22% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.