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Wichita, Kansas

Friends University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Friends University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
47.3%
Admission Difficulty for Friends University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into Friends University and can I get accepted? The school has a 47% acceptance rate ranking it #5 in Kansas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 375 out of 792 applicants were admitted making Friends University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 68 percent. Friends University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 46% 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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Friends University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
920-1090
Applicants Submitting SAT
9%
SAT Scores for Friends University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 470
SAT Math 25th 450
SAT Composite 25th 920
SAT Scores for Friends University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 570
SAT Math 75th 520
SAT Composite 75th 1090
Average SAT Score 1010

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Friends University typically requires applicants to be in the top 74 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 920 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 830. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1010 out of 1600. The school ranks #14 in Kansas for highest average SAT composite score. 9 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

Friends University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1090 and Above Good >60%
1005 to 1090 Avg + 47%-60%
920 to 1005 Avg - 34%-47%
835 to 920 Reach 23%-34%
Less than 835 Low <23%
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Friends University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
97%
ACT Scores for Friends University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Friends University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 24
Average ACT Score 21

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that Friends University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 15 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 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #12 in Kansas for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 97 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Friends University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Friends University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >60%
21 to 24 Avg + 47%-60%
18 to 21 Avg - 34%-47%
15 to 18 Reach 23%-34%
Less than 15 Low <23%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.29
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need above average high school grades to get into Friends University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Friends University was 3.29 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #14 in Kansas for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Friends University will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Friends University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 24% Good
3.50 to 3.75 17% Good
3.25 to 3.50 18% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 15% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 18% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 8% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

65% of Friends University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Friends University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 11%
Top 25% of class 31%
Top 50% of class 65%
Bottom 50% of class 35%
Bottom 25% of class 14%

Admission Statistics

Friends University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 378 414 792
Accepted 169 206 375
Acceptance Rate 45% 50% 47%
Enrolled 0 173 173
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 0% 84% 46%

Admission Requirements

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

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Friends 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=155089 IPEDS survey data for Friends University.

Frequently Asked Questions

9% of students submit their SAT scores to Friends University. 97% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

47% of those who apply are granted admission to Friends University. Admission competition is low and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 920 and 1090. 9% 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 18 and 24. 97% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.