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Wichita, Kansas

Friends University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Friends University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
48%
Admission Difficulty for Friends University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into Friends University and can I get accepted? The school has a 48% acceptance rate ranking it #2 in Kansas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 423 out of 881 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 moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 56 percent. Friends University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 42% 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
1030-1220
Applicants Submitting SAT
10%
SAT Scores for Friends University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 520
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1030
SAT Scores for Friends University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 620
SAT Composite 75th 1220
Average SAT Score 1130

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 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 #6 in Kansas for highest average SAT composite score. 10 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
1220 and Above Good >61%
1125 to 1220 Avg + 48%-61%
1030 to 1125 Avg - 35%-48%
935 to 1030 Reach 24%-35%
Less than 935 Low <24%
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Friends University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
91%
ACT Scores for Friends University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Friends University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
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 Friends University?

Admission data indicates that Friends 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 #6 in Kansas for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 91 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
25 and Above Good >61%
22 to 25 Avg + 48%-61%
19 to 22 Avg - 35%-48%
16 to 19 Reach 24%-35%
Less than 16 Low <24%
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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 Admission Chances
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 553 328 881
Accepted 272 151 423
Acceptance Rate 49% 46% 48%
Enrolled 109 67 176
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 40% 44% 42%

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.