La Verne, California

La Verne Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into University of La Verne

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for University of La Verne
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into La Verne and can I get accepted? The school has a 48% acceptance rate ranking it #33 in California for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,809 out of 8,012 applicants were admitted making La Verne a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 48 percent. University of La Verne typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 16% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

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La Verne SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for University of La Verne
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 560
SAT Math 25th 540
SAT Composite 25th 1100
SAT Scores for University of La Verne
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 650
SAT Math 75th 610
SAT Composite 75th 1260
Average SAT Score 1180

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of La Verne?

University of La Verne typically requires applicants to be in the top 41 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1100 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 1020. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1180 out of 1600. The school ranks #42 in California for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 89 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of La Verne admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1260 and Above Good >61%
1180 to 1260 Avg + 48%-61%
1100 to 1180 Avg - 35%-48%
1020 to 1100 Reach 24%-35%
Less than 1020 Low <24%
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La Verne ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for University of La Verne
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for University of La Verne
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 22

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into La Verne?

Admission data indicates that La Verne 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 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #46 in California for highest average ACT composite score. 22 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of La Verne.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of La Verne admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >61%
22 to 25 Avg + 48%-61%
19 to 22 Avg - 35%-48%
16 to 19 Reach 24%-35%
Less than 16 Low <24%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

You will need exceptionally good grades to get into University of La Verne. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of La Verne was 3.78 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #13 in California for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to La Verne will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of La Verne students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 27% Good
3.50 to 3.75 20% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 22% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 21% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 10% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 N/A% Low
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

60% of University of La Verne freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted University of La Verne students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 23%
Top 25% of class 60%
Top 50% of class 89%
Bottom 50% of class 11%
Bottom 25% of class 1%

Admission Statistics

University of La Verne admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 4,986 3,026 8,012
Accepted 2,402 1,407 3,809
Acceptance Rate 48% 46% 48%
Enrolled 345 261 606
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 14% 19% 16%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of La Verne and what considerations affect admission decisions?

University of La Verne Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of La Verne
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=117140 IPEDS survey data for University of La Verne.