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How hard is it to get into Lewis University and can I get accepted? The school has a 64% acceptance rate ranking it #31 in Illinois for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 4,265 out of 6,674 applicants were admitted making Lewis University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 51 percent. Lewis University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 15% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
You must submit admission test scores with your application. Lewis 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.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||500|
|SAT Math 25th||510|
|SAT Composite 25th||1010|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||600|
|SAT Math 75th||600|
|SAT Composite 75th||1200|
|Average SAT Score||1110|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Lewis University?
Lewis University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 59 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1010 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 1110 out of 1600. The school ranks #19 in Illinois for highest average SAT composite score. 54 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1200 and Above||Good||>75%|
|1105 to 1200||Avg +||64%-75%|
|1010 to 1105||Avg -||51%-64%|
|915 to 1010||Reach||38%-51%|
|Less than 915||Low||<38%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||20|
|ACT Math 25th||20|
|ACT Composite 25th||21|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||26|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||27|
|Average ACT Score||24|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Lewis University?
Admission data indicates that Lewis University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #12 in Illinois for highest average ACT composite score. 43 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Lewis University.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|27 and Above||Good||>75%|
|24 to 27||Avg +||64%-75%|
|21 to 24||Avg -||51%-64%|
|18 to 21||Reach||38%-51%|
|Less than 18||Low||<38%|
What GPA do you need to get into Lewis University?
Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Lewis University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Lewis University was 3.39 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #19 in Illinois for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Lewis University accepts 64% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||18%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||19%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||15%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||17%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||4%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
81% of Lewis University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||18%|
|Top 25% of class||47%|
|Top 50% of class||81%|
|Bottom 50% of class||19%|
|Bottom 25% of class||3%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||13%||18%||15%|
The cost for prospective students to apply to Lewis University is $40.
What are the requirements for admission to Lewis University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=146612 IPEDS survey data for Lewis University.
54% of students submit their SAT scores to Lewis University. 43% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
64% of those who apply are granted admission to Lewis University. Admission competition is low and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1010 and 1200. 54% 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 21 and 27. 43% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.