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How hard is it to get into University of St Francis and can I get accepted? The school has a 46% acceptance rate ranking it #6 in Illinois for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,037 out of 2,273 applicants were admitted making University of St Francis a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 52 percent. University of St Francis typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 23% 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. University of St Francis 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||520|
|SAT Math 25th||510|
|SAT Composite 25th||1030|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||600|
|SAT Math 75th||620|
|SAT Composite 75th||1220|
|Average SAT Score||1130|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of St Francis?
University of St Francis typically prefers applicants to be in the top 55 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1030 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 930. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1130 out of 1600. The school ranks #14 in Illinois for highest average SAT composite score. 50 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1220 and Above||Good||>59%|
|1125 to 1220||Avg +||46%-59%|
|1030 to 1125||Avg -||33%-46%|
|935 to 1030||Reach||23%-33%|
|Less than 935||Low||<23%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||20|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||20|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||29|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||27|
|Average ACT Score||23|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into University of St Francis?
Admission data indicates that University of St Francis 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 16 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 #21 in Illinois for highest average ACT composite score. 47 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of St Francis.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|27 and Above||Good||>61%|
|23 to 27||Avg +||46%-61%|
|20 to 23||Avg -||35%-46%|
|17 to 20||Reach||26%-35%|
|Less than 17||Low||<26%|
What GPA do you need to get into University of St Francis?
Applicants require above average high school grades to get into University of St Francis. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of St Francis was 3.43 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #16 in Illinois for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to University of St Francis will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||16%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||15%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||15%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||16%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||2%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
79% of University of St Francis freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||17%|
|Top 25% of class||50%|
|Top 50% of class||79%|
|Bottom 50% of class||21%|
|Bottom 25% of class||5%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||20%||28%||23%|
The application deadline for Fall 2021 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 1, 2021.
The cost for prospective students to apply to University of St Francis is $0.
What are the requirements for admission to University of St Francis 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||Required|
|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=148584 IPEDS survey data for University of St Francis.
50% of students submit their SAT scores to University of St Francis. 47% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
46% of those who apply are granted admission to University of St Francis. Admission competition is low and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1030 and 1220. 50% 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 27. 47% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.