The acceptance rate at Cornerstone University is 87%. It ranks #39 in Michigan for lowest rate of acceptance. Cornerstone University is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 1,708 out of 1,964 applicants were admitted.
The school has easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 54 percent (SAT 1040/1060 ACT 19/26). Cornerstone University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.56. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the lower half of their high school class. 16% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The Cornerstone University application fee is $0 and applications are due by Aug 15.
You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Cornerstone 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.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||580|
|SAT Math 25th||460|
|SAT Composite 25th||1040|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||590|
|SAT Math 75th||470|
|SAT Composite 75th||1060|
|Average SAT Score||1050
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Cornerstone University?
Cornerstone University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 53 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1040 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 1030. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1050 out of 1600. Cornerstone University ranks #23 in Michigan for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 70 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||18|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||25|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||26|
|Average ACT Score||22
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Cornerstone University?
Admission data indicates that Cornerstone 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 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #20 in Michigan for highest average ACT composite score. 37 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Cornerstone University.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
What GPA do you need to get into Cornerstone University?
Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into Cornerstone University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Cornerstone University was 3.56 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #13 in Michigan for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.56 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Cornerstone University accepts 87% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||28.48%||Avg +|
|3.50 to 3.74||20.05%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.49||12.29%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.24||9.35%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.99||10.85%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.49||1.47%||Reach|
|1.00 to 1.99||0.73%||Reach|
|less than 1.00||0%||Reach|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
59% of Cornerstone University freshman were in the lower half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||5%|
|Top 25% of class||10%|
|Top 50% of class||41%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||15%||18%||16%|
Applicants have 2 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Aug 15, 2022.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Cornerstone University is $0. The school is free to apply to.
What are the requirements for admission to Cornerstone University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Recommendations||Considered but not required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=170037 IPEDS survey data for Cornerstone University.
70% of students submit their SAT scores to Cornerstone University. 37% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
87% of those who apply are granted admission to Cornerstone University. Admission competition is and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1040 and 1060. 70% 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 19 and 26. 37% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.