The acceptance rate at PUC is 59%. It ranks #37 in California for lowest rate of acceptance. PUC is a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Last year, 913 out of 1,543 applicants were admitted.
The school has easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 74 percent (SAT 900/1140 ACT 17/24). Pacific Union College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.24. 18% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Pacific Union College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||460|
|SAT Math 25th||440|
|SAT Composite 25th||900|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||580|
|SAT Math 75th||560|
|SAT Composite 75th||1140|
|Average SAT Score||1020
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Pacific Union College?
Pacific Union College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 78 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 900 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 780. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1020 out of 1600. PUC ranks #56 in California for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 75 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||14|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||17|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||25|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||24|
|Average ACT Score||20
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into PUC?
Admission data indicates that PUC 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 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #53 in California for highest average ACT composite score. 36 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Pacific Union College.
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What GPA do you need to get into Pacific Union College?
Applicants need about average high school grades to get into PUC. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Pacific Union College was 3.24 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #76 in California for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as PUC accepts 59% of students who apply.
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*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. 3.24 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||16%||21%||18%|
The cost for prospective students to apply to Pacific Union College is $0. The school is free to apply to.
What are the requirements for admission to Pacific Union College and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Recommendations||Considered but not required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=120865 IPEDS survey data for Pacific Union College.
75% of students submit their SAT scores to PUC. 36% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
59% of those who apply are granted admission to PUC. Admission competition is low and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 900 and 1140. 75% 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 24. 36% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.