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Friends University Admission Requirements

Wichita, Kansas

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Chances of getting into Friends University

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
58%
Admission Difficulty for Friends University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionAverage
How hard is it to get into Friends University and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Friends University is 58%.  It ranks #8 in Kansas for lowest rate of acceptance. Friends University is a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Last year, 664 out of 1,154 applicants were admitted.

The school has easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 65 percent (SAT 960/1140 ACT 18/24). Friends University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.4. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 32% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Friends University application fee is $0 and applications are due by Aug 24.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Friends University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to COVID-19.

Friends University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
960-1140
Applicants Submitting SAT
9%
SAT Scores for Friends University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 500
SAT Math 25th 460
SAT Composite 25th 960
SAT Scores for Friends University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 560
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1140
Average SAT Score 1050

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Friends University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 68 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 960 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 870. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1050 out of 1600. Friends University ranks #4 in Kansas for highest average SAT composite score. 9 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Friends University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1140 and Above Good >70%
1050 to 1140 Avg + 58%-70%
960 to 1050 Avg - 45%-58%
870 to 960 Reach 32%-45%
Less than 870 Low <32%
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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 19
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Friends University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
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 #5 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.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Friends University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >70%
21 to 24 Avg + 58%-70%
18 to 21 Avg - 45%-58%
15 to 18 Reach 32%-45%
Less than 15 Low <32%
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Friends University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

What GPA do you need to get into Friends University?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Friends University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Friends University was 3.4 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #10 in Kansas for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Friends University accepts 58% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Friends University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
4.0 14.6% Good
3.75 to 3.99 19.9% Avg +
3.50 to 3.74 16.99% Avg -
3.25 to 3.49 10.68% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 15.05% Reach
2.50 to 2.99 16.99% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 5.83% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

67.64% 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 18.8%
Top 25% of class 38.8%
Top 50% of class 68%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Friends University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 495 659 1,154
Accepted 277 387 664
Acceptance Rate 56% 59% 58%
Enrolled 99 113 212
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 36% 29% 32%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 24, 2022
Days left to Apply
54

Applicants have 54 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Aug 24, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Friends University is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Friends University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Friends University Application 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.

FAQs

Does Friends University prefer SAT or ACT?

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

What is my chance of getting into Friends University?

58% of those who apply are granted admission to Friends University. Admission competition is low and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Friends University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 960 and 1140. 9% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Friends University?

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.