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Holy Names University Admission Requirements

Oakland, California

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Chances of getting into Holy Names University

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
89%
Admission Difficulty for Holy Names University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
How hard is it to get into Holy Names University and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Holy Names University is 89%.  It ranks #90 in California for lowest rate of acceptance. Holy Names University is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 1,679 out of 1,884 applicants were admitted.

Holy Names University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.35. 8% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Holy Names University application fee is $0 and applications are due by Jun 1.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required or recommended by Holy Names University.

Holy Names University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
71%
SAT Scores for Holy Names University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Holy Names University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Holy Names University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
22%
ACT Scores for Holy Names University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Holy Names University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Holy Names University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.35
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Holy Names University?

Applicants require above 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 3.35 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #64 in California for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.35 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Holy Names University accepts 89% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Holy Names University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
4.0 0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 23.0% Good
3.50 to 3.74 20.0% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 21.0% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 18.0% Reach
2.50 to 2.99 17.0% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 1.0% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

Similar Requirements

High School Class Rank

High School Class Rank for admitted Holy Names University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 9%
Top 25% of class 24%
Top 50% of class 50%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Holy Names University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,315 569 1,884
Accepted 1,197 482 1,679
Acceptance Rate 91% 85% 89%
Enrolled 95 32 127
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 8% 7% 8%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jun 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Jun 1, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Holy Names University is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Holy Names University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Holy Names University Application Requirements
Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Holy Names University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.

FAQs

Does Holy Names University prefer SAT or ACT?

71% of students submit their SAT scores to Holy Names University. 22% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Holy Names University?

89% of those who apply are granted admission to Holy Names University. Admission competition is and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.