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How hard is it to get into Benedictine University and can I get accepted? The school has a 63% acceptance rate ranking it #26 in Illinois for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,457 out of 5,502 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 moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 56 percent. Benedictine University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 13% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||490|
|SAT Math 25th||490|
|SAT Composite 25th||980|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||600|
|SAT Math 75th||590|
|SAT Composite 75th||1190|
|Average SAT Score||1090|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Benedictine University?
Benedictine University typically requires applicants to be in the top 64 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 980 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 870. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1090 out of 1600. The school ranks #23 in Illinois for highest average SAT composite score. 44 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1190 and Above||Good||>74%|
|1085 to 1190||Avg +||63%-74%|
|980 to 1085||Avg -||50%-63%|
|875 to 980||Reach||37%-50%|
|Less than 875||Low||<37%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||18|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||20|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||25|
|ACT Math 75th||25|
|ACT Composite 75th||25|
|Average ACT Score||22|
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 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 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 #27 in Illinois for highest average ACT composite score. 45 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Benedictine University.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|25 and Above||Good||>76%|
|22 to 25||Avg +||63%-76%|
|20 to 22||Avg -||53%-63%|
|18 to 20||Reach||42%-53%|
|Less than 18||Low||<42%|
What GPA do you need to get into Benedictine University?
Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Benedictine University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Benedictine University was 3.28 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #35 in Illinois for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Benedictine University accepts 63% of students who apply.
*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.28 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||11%||16%||13%|
Applicants have 208 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jul 1, 2021.
What are the requirements for admission to Benedictine University and what student information is used for 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.
44% of students submit their SAT scores to Benedictine University. 45% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
63% of those who apply are granted admission to Benedictine University. Admission competition is low and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 980 and 1190. 44% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 20 and 25. 45% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.