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St. Thomas University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into St. Thomas University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
48.7%
Admission Difficulty for St. Thomas University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into St. Thomas University and can I get accepted? The school has a 49% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,041 out of 2,137 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 66 percent. St. Thomas University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 22% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the lower half of their high school class.

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St. Thomas University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
940-1150
Applicants Submitting SAT
71%
SAT Scores for St. Thomas University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 460
SAT Math 25th 480
SAT Composite 25th 940
SAT Scores for St. Thomas University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 570
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1150
Average SAT Score 1050

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

St. Thomas University typically requires applicants to be in the top 71 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 940 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 830. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1050 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 71 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

St. Thomas University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1150 and Above Good >62%
1045 to 1150 Avg + 49%-62%
940 to 1045 Avg - 36%-49%
835 to 940 Reach 25%-36%
Less than 835 Low <25%
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St. Thomas University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-22 
Applicants Submitting ACT
44%
ACT Scores for St. Thomas University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for St. Thomas University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
ACT Math 75th 21
ACT Composite 75th 22
Average ACT Score 20

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 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 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 22 and above have very competitive chances. 44 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to St. Thomas University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

St. Thomas University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
22 and Above Good >62%
20 to 22 Avg + 49%-62%
18 to 20 Avg - 36%-49%
16 to 18 Reach 25%-36%
Less than 16 Low <25%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.03
Typical High School Grades
B

You will 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. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to St. Thomas University will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted St. Thomas University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
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

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%

Admission Statistics

St. Thomas University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,273 864 2,137
Accepted 626 415 1,041
Acceptance Rate 49% 48% 49%
Enrolled 130 102 232
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 21% 25% 22%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to St. Thomas University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

St. Thomas University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations 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.