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La Verne Admission Requirements

La Verne, California

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Chances of getting into University of La Verne

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
76%
Admission Difficulty for University of La Verne
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Very Easy 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into La Verne and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at La Verne is 76%.  It ranks #64 in California for lowest rate of acceptance. University of La Verne is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 6,262 out of 8,212 applicants were admitted.

The school has very easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 68 percent (SAT 960/1150 ACT 17/23). University of La Verne typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.46. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 11% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The La Verne application fee is $50 and applications are due by Apr 1.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to University of La Verne. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 88% of students submitted SAT scores and 24% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..

La Verne SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
960-1150
Applicants Submitting SAT 
88%
SAT Scores for University of La Verne
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 480
SAT Composite 25th 960
SAT Scores for University of La Verne
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 580
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1150
Average SAT Score 1060

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

University of La Verne typically prefers applicants to be in the top 68 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 960 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 860. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1060 out of 1600. La Verne ranks #46 in California for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 88 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of La Verne admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1150 and Above Good >86%
1055 to 1150 Avg + 76%-86%
960 to 1055 Avg - 62%-76%
865 to 960 Reach 47%-62%
Less than 865 Low <47%
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La Verne ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
17-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
24%
ACT Scores for University of La Verne
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for University of La Verne
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 21
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 20

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 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 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #51 in California for highest average ACT composite score. 24 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of La Verne.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of La Verne admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
23 and Above Good >86%
20 to 23 Avg + 76%-86%
17 to 20 Avg - 62%-76%
14 to 17 Reach 47%-62%
Less than 14 Low <47%
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La Verne GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.46
Typical High School Grades 
B+

What GPA do you need to get into University of La Verne?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into La Verne. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of La Verne was 3.46 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #50 in California for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.46 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as La Verne accepts 76% of all applicants.

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High School GPA's for admitted University of La Verne students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 13.0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 16.0% Avg +
3.50 to 3.74 18.0% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 20.0% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 17.0% Reach
2.50 to 2.99 15.0% 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

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High School Class Rank

81% of University of La Verne freshman were in the top half 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 18%
Top 25% of class 45%
Top 50% of class 81%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

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Admission Statistics

University of La Verne admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 5,071 3,141 8,212
Accepted 3,981 2,281 6,262
Acceptance Rate 79% 73% 76%
Enrolled 406 254 660
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 10% 11% 11%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Apr 1, 2023
Days left to Apply
121

Applicants have 121 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Apr 1, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to University of La Verne is $50.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of La Verne and what student information is used for admission decisions?

University of La Verne Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Considered but not 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.

FAQs

Does University of La Verne prefer SAT or ACT?

88% of students submit their SAT scores to La Verne. 24% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into University of La Verne?

76% of those who apply are granted admission to La Verne. Admission competition is and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for University of La Verne?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 960 and 1150. 88% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for University of La Verne?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 23. 24% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.