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 53% acceptance rate ranking it #42 in California for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,426 out of 2,713 applicants were admitted making Holy Names University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 78 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 SAT81%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||330|
|SAT Math 25th||490|
|SAT Composite 25th||820|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||380|
|SAT Math 75th||570|
|SAT Composite 75th||950|
|Average SAT Score||890|
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 88 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 820 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 750. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 890 out of 1600. The school ranks #74 in California for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 81 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|
|950 and Above||Good||>66%|
|885 to 950||Avg +||53%-66%|
|820 to 885||Avg -||40%-53%|
|755 to 820||Reach||28%-40%|
|Less than 755||Low||<28%|
Holy Names University ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT31%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||16|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||17|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||23|
|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 #66 in California for highest average ACT composite score. 31 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Holy Names University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|22 and Above||Good||>68%|
|19 to 22||Avg +||53%-68%|
|17 to 19||Avg -||42%-53%|
|15 to 17||Reach||33%-42%|
|Less than 15||Low||<33%|
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 #59 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 53% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|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)||11%||16%||12%|
Applications are DueAug 15, 2020
Days left to Apply333
Applicants have 333 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|
|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 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.