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Asbury University Admission Requirements

Wilmore, Kentucky

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Chances of getting into Asbury University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
64.4%
Admission Difficulty for Asbury University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsDifficult
Applicant CompetitionLow
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How hard is it to get into Asbury University and can I get accepted? The school has a 64% acceptance rate ranking it #10 in Kentucky for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 876 out of 1,360 applicants were admitted making Asbury University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 47 percent. Asbury University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 33% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Asbury University. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. .

Asbury University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1050-1330
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for Asbury University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 540
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1050
SAT Scores for Asbury University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 670
SAT Math 75th 660
SAT Composite 75th 1330
Average SAT Score 1190

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Asbury University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 51 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1050 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 910. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1190 out of 1600. The school ranks #4 in Kentucky for highest average SAT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Asbury University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1330 and Above Good >75%
1190 to 1330 Avg + 64%-75%
1050 to 1190 Avg - 51%-64%
910 to 1050 Reach 38%-51%
Less than 910 Low <38%
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Asbury University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
21-28 
Applicants Submitting ACT
-
ACT Scores for Asbury University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for Asbury University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 29
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 28
Average ACT Score 24

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that Asbury University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 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 28 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #6 in Kentucky for highest average ACT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Asbury University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Asbury University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
28 and Above Good >77%
24 to 28 Avg + 64%-77%
21 to 24 Avg - 53%-64%
18 to 21 Reach 42%-53%
Less than 18 Low <42%
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Asbury University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.66
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Asbury University?

Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into Asbury University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Asbury University was 3.66 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #3 in Kentucky for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Asbury University accepts 64% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Asbury University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 45% Good
3.50 to 3.75 20% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 13% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 11% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 9% 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

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High School Class Rank

54% of Asbury University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Asbury University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 27%
Top 25% of class 54%
Top 50% of class 85%
Bottom 50% of class 15%
Bottom 25% of class 2%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Asbury University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 796 564 1,360
Accepted 513 363 876
Acceptance Rate 64% 64% 64%
Enrolled 166 126 292
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 32% 35% 33%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jan 15, 2022
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 15, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Asbury University is $0.

Admission Requirements

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

Asbury University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Considered but not required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Considered but not required
Recommendations Considered but not required
Demonstration of Competencies Considered but not required

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Asbury 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=156213 IPEDS survey data for Asbury University.

FAQs

What is my chance of getting into Asbury University?

64% of those who apply are granted admission to Asbury University. Admission competition is low and the college has difficult admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Asbury University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1050 and 1330. 0% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Asbury University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 21 and 28. 0% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.