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St. Thomas University Admission Requirements

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Chances of getting into St. Thomas University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
54.6%
Admission Difficulty for St. Thomas University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage
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How hard is it to get into St. Thomas University and can I get accepted? The school has a 55% acceptance rate ranking it #20 in Florida for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,785 out of 5,098 applicants were admitted making St. Thomas 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 77 percent. St. Thomas University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 17% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the lower half of their high school class.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. St. Thomas University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

St. Thomas University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
890-1090
Applicants Submitting SAT
74%
SAT Scores for St. Thomas University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 460
SAT Math 25th 430
SAT Composite 25th 890
SAT Scores for St. Thomas University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 550
SAT Math 75th 540
SAT Composite 75th 1090
Average SAT Score 990

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to St. Thomas University?

St. Thomas University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 79 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 890 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 790. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 990 out of 1600. The school ranks #29 in Florida for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 74 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

St. Thomas University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1090 and Above Good >68%
990 to 1090 Avg + 55%-68%
890 to 990 Avg - 42%-55%
790 to 890 Reach 30%-42%
Less than 790 Low <30%
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St. Thomas University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
16-22 
Applicants Submitting ACT
34%
ACT Scores for St. Thomas University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 16
ACT Scores for St. Thomas University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 21
ACT Math 75th 20
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 St. Thomas University?

Admission data indicates that St. Thomas University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 16 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 75 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 13 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 19 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #29 in Florida for highest average ACT composite score. 34 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to St. Thomas University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

St. Thomas University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
22 and Above Good >68%
19 to 22 Avg + 55%-68%
16 to 19 Avg - 42%-55%
13 to 16 Reach 30%-42%
Less than 13 Low <30%
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St. Thomas University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.03
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into St. Thomas University?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into St. Thomas University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at St. Thomas University was 3.03 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #34 in Florida for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as St. Thomas University accepts 55% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted St. Thomas University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 7% Good
3.50 to 3.75 11% Good
3.25 to 3.50 13% Good
3.00 to 3.25 21% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 36% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 12% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

54% of St. Thomas University freshman were in the bottom half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted St. Thomas University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 6%
Top 25% of class 11%
Top 50% of class 46%
Bottom 50% of class 54%
Bottom 25% of class 23%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

St. Thomas University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,814 2,248 5,098
Accepted 1,237 1,548 2,785
Acceptance Rate 44% 69% 55%
Enrolled 145 323 468
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 12% 21% 17%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
244

Applicants have 244 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to St. Thomas University is $0.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to St. Thomas University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

St. Thomas University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Considered but not required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Considered but not required
Recommendations Considered but not required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at St. Thomas University
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=137476 IPEDS survey data for St. Thomas University.

FAQs

Does St. Thomas University prefer SAT or ACT?

74% of students submit their SAT scores to St. Thomas University. 34% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into St. Thomas University?

55% of those who apply are granted admission to St. Thomas University. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for St. Thomas University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 890 and 1090. 74% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for St. Thomas University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 16 and 22. 34% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.