Cornerstone University Admission RequirementsGrand Rapids, Michigan
Chances of getting into Cornerstone University
How hard is it to get into Cornerstone University and can I get accepted? The school has a 73% acceptance rate ranking it #27 in Michigan for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,005 out of 2,732 applicants were admitted making Cornerstone University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 62 percent. Cornerstone University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 16% 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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Cornerstone University SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT70%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||480|
|SAT Math 25th||470|
|SAT Composite 25th||950|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||600|
|SAT Math 75th||580|
|SAT Composite 75th||1180|
|Average SAT Score||1070|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Cornerstone University?
Cornerstone University typically requires applicants to be in the top 69 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 950 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 1070 out of 1600. The school ranks #26 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. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1180 and Above||Good||>82%|
|1065 to 1180||Avg +||73%-82%|
|950 to 1065||Avg -||61%-73%|
|835 to 950||Reach||48%-61%|
|Less than 835||Low||<48%|
Cornerstone University ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT37%
|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|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
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 #25 in Michigan for highest average ACT composite score. 37 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Cornerstone University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|26 and Above||Good||>83%|
|22 to 26||Avg +||73%-83%|
|19 to 22||Avg -||63%-73%|
|16 to 19||Reach||52%-63%|
|Less than 16||Low||<52%|
Avg. High School GPA3.49
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need above average high school grades to get into Cornerstone University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Cornerstone University was 3.49 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #12 in Michigan for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Cornerstone University accepts 73% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||27%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||14%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||11%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||12%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||2%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
79% of Cornerstone University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||18%|
|Top 25% of class||49%|
|Top 50% of class||79%|
|Bottom 50% of class||21%|
|Bottom 25% of class||6%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||16%||18%||16%|
Applications are DueAug 15, 2020
Days left to Apply40
Applicants have 40 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 15, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Cornerstone University before the Aug 15 application deadline.
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Jul 18||Jul 28|
What are the requirements for admission to Cornerstone University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|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.
Frequently Asked Questions
70% of students submit their SAT scores to Cornerstone University. 37% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
73% of those who apply are granted admission to Cornerstone University. Admission competition is low and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 950 and 1180. 70% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.