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Cornerstone University Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

67.4%
Admission Difficulty for Cornerstone University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionLow

Can I get into Cornerstone University? The school has a 67% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,844 out of 2,737 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 moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 58 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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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1000-1230
Applicants Submitting SAT
65%
SAT Scores for Cornerstone University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 510
SAT Math 25th 490
SAT Composite 25th 1000
SAT Scores for Cornerstone University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 640
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1230
Estimated Average SAT 1120
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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Cornerstone University?

Cornerstone University typically requires applicants to be in the top 60 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1000 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 880. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1120 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 65 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

Cornerstone University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1230 and Above Good >78%
1115 to 1230 Avg + 67%-78%
1000 to 1115 Avg - 54%-67%
885 to 1000 Reach 41%-54%
Less than 885 Low <41%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
19-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
53%
ACT Scores for Cornerstone University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Cornerstone University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 25
Estimated Average ACT 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 25 and above have very competitive chances. 53 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Cornerstone University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Cornerstone University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >78%
22 to 25 Avg + 67%-78%
19 to 22 Avg - 54%-67%
16 to 19 Reach 41%-54%
Less than 16 Low <41%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.49
Typical High School Grades
B+

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. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Cornerstone University accepts 67% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Cornerstone University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 34% Good
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

High School Class Rank

79% of Cornerstone University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Cornerstone University students
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%

Admission Statistics

Cornerstone University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,831 906 2,737
Accepted 1,236 608 1,844
Acceptance Rate 68% 67% 67%
Enrolled 177 111 288
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 14% 18% 16%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 15, 2019
Days left to Apply
114

Applicants have 114 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Aug 15, 2019.

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.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
May 4 May 17
Jun 1 Jul 10
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Jun 8 Jun 18
Jul 13 Jul 23

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Cornerstone University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Cornerstone 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 Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Cornerstone 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=170037 IPEDS survey data for Cornerstone University.