Benedictine University Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Benedictine University
How hard is it to get into Benedictine University and can I get accepted? The school has a 62% acceptance rate ranking it #24 in Illinois for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,318 out of 5,337 applicants were admitted making Benedictine University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 58 percent. Only 13% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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Benedictine University SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT12%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||490|
|SAT Math 25th||510|
|SAT Composite 25th||1000|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||600|
|SAT Math 75th||570|
|SAT Composite 75th||1170|
|Average SAT Score||1090|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Benedictine University?
Benedictine University typically requires applicants to be in the top 60 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1000 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 910. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1090 out of 1600. The school ranks #32 in Illinois for highest average SAT composite score. 12 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1170 and Above||Good||>74%|
|1085 to 1170||Avg +||62%-74%|
|1000 to 1085||Avg -||49%-62%|
|915 to 1000||Reach||36%-49%|
|Less than 915||Low||<36%|
Benedictine University ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT88%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||19|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||25|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|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 Benedictine University?
Admission data indicates that Benedictine University 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 #22 in Illinois for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 88 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Benedictine University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|25 and Above||Good||>74%|
|22 to 25||Avg +||62%-74%|
|19 to 22||Avg -||49%-62%|
|16 to 19||Reach||36%-49%|
|Less than 16||Low||<36%|
Benedictine University has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||11%||16%||13%|
What are the requirements for admission to Benedictine University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=145619 IPEDS survey data for Benedictine University.