|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
How hard is it to get into HIU and can I get accepted? The school has a 29% acceptance rate ranking it #15 in California for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 172 out of 584 applicants were admitted making HIU a highly competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 64 percent. Hope International University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Of those applicants who were admitted, 54% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Hope International University is a prized outcome for many students.
Find out which students are getting accepted at HIU, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.
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|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||460|
|SAT Math 25th||470|
|SAT Composite 25th||930|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||540|
|SAT Math 75th||550|
|SAT Composite 75th||1090|
|Average SAT Score||1010|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Hope International University?
Hope International University typically requires applicants to be in the top 73 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 930 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 850. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1010 out of 1600. The school ranks #68 in California for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 90 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1090 and Above||Good||>41%|
|1010 to 1090||Avg +||29%-41%|
|930 to 1010||Avg -||19%-29%|
|850 to 930||Reach||12%-19%|
|Less than 850||Low||<12%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||17|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||23|
|ACT Math 75th||23|
|ACT Composite 75th||23|
|Average ACT Score||21|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into HIU?
Admission data indicates that HIU regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #56 in California for highest average ACT composite score. 16 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Hope International University.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|23 and Above||Good||>41%|
|21 to 23||Avg +||29%-41%|
|19 to 21||Avg -||19%-29%|
|17 to 19||Reach||12%-19%|
|Less than 17||Low||<12%|
What GPA do you need to get into Hope International University?
Applicants require above average high school grades to get into HIU. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Hope International University was 3.25 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #63 in California for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to HIU will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.25 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||52%||57%||54%|
What are the requirements for admission to Hope International University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
|Subject||Percent of Class|
San Dimas, California
Los Angeles, California
Van Nuys, California
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=120537 IPEDS survey data for Hope International University.
90% of students submit their SAT scores to HIU. 16% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
29% of those who apply are granted admission to HIU. Admission competition is high 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 930 and 1090. 90% 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 19 and 23. 16% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.