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Saint Xavier University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Saint Xavier University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Saint Xavier University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Saint Xavier University and can I get accepted? The school has a 75% acceptance rate. Last year, 5,469 out of 7,331 applicants were admitted making Saint Xavier 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 52 percent. Only 11% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Saint Xavier University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Saint Xavier University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 560
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1070
SAT Scores for Saint Xavier University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 650
SAT Math 75th 610
SAT Composite 75th 1260
Average SAT Score 1170

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Saint Xavier University?

Saint Xavier University typically requires applicants to be in the top 47 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1070 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 970. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1170 out of 1600. 5 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

Saint Xavier University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1260 and Above Good >84%
1165 to 1260 Avg + 75%-84%
1070 to 1165 Avg - 64%-75%
975 to 1070 Reach 51%-64%
Less than 975 Low <51%
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Saint Xavier University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Saint Xavier University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Saint Xavier University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 21

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Saint Xavier University?

Admission data indicates that Saint Xavier 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 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 97 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Saint Xavier University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Saint Xavier University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >84%
21 to 23 Avg + 75%-84%
19 to 21 Avg - 64%-75%
17 to 19 Reach 51%-64%
Less than 17 Low <51%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Saint Xavier University has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

Admission Statistics

Saint Xavier University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 4,688 2,643 7,331
Accepted 3,628 1,841 5,469
Acceptance Rate 77% 70% 75%
Enrolled 392 210 602
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 11% 11% 11%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Saint Xavier University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Saint Xavier University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Saint Xavier 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=148627 IPEDS survey data for Saint Xavier University.