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Anderson, Indiana

Anderson University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Anderson University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
65.3%
Admission Difficulty for Anderson University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Anderson University and can I get accepted? The school has a 65% acceptance rate ranking it #12 in Indiana for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,459 out of 2,236 applicants were admitted making Anderson 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 59 percent. Anderson University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 24% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Anderson University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
990-1180
Applicants Submitting SAT
80%
SAT Scores for Anderson University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 990
SAT Scores for Anderson University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1180
Average SAT Score 1090

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Anderson University typically requires applicants to be in the top 62 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 990 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 890. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1090 out of 1600. The school ranks #35 in Indiana for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 80 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

Anderson University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1180 and Above Good >76%
1085 to 1180 Avg + 65%-76%
990 to 1085 Avg - 52%-65%
895 to 990 Reach 39%-52%
Less than 895 Low <39%
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Anderson University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
46%
ACT Scores for Anderson University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Anderson University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 25
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 Anderson University?

Admission data indicates that Anderson 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 #19 in Indiana for highest average ACT composite score. 46 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Anderson University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Anderson University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >76%
22 to 25 Avg + 65%-76%
19 to 22 Avg - 52%-65%
16 to 19 Reach 39%-52%
Less than 16 Low <39%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.4
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into Anderson University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Anderson University was 3.4 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #21 in Indiana for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Anderson University accepts 65% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Anderson University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 28% Good
3.50 to 3.75 17% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 16% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 16% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 15% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 7% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Reach

High School Class Rank

81% of Anderson University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Anderson University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 22%
Top 25% of class 49%
Top 50% of class 81%
Bottom 50% of class 19%
Bottom 25% of class 3%

Admission Statistics

Anderson University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,249 987 2,236
Accepted 856 603 1,459
Acceptance Rate 69% 61% 65%
Enrolled 185 162 347
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 22% 27% 24%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
288

Applicants have 288 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Jul 1, 2020.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Anderson University before the Jul 1 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
Oct 5 Oct 18
Nov 2 Nov 15
Dec 7 Dec 20
Mar 14 Mar 27
May 2 May 15
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Oct 26 Nov 14
Dec 14 Dec 24
Feb 8 Feb 19
Apr 4 Apr 14
Jun 13 Jun 23

Admission Requirements

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

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Anderson University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=150066 IPEDS survey data for Anderson University.