The acceptance rate at SAU is 63%. It ranks #11 in Michigan for lowest rate of acceptance. SAU is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 952 out of 1,504 applicants were admitted.
The school has average admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 56 percent (SAT 980/1190 ACT 20/27). Spring Arbor University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.61. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 22% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The SAU application fee is $30 and applications are due by Apr 1.
You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Spring Arbor University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||490|
|SAT Math 25th||490|
|SAT Composite 25th||980|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||600|
|SAT Math 75th||590|
|SAT Composite 75th||1190|
|Average SAT Score||1090
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Spring Arbor University?
Spring Arbor University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 64 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 980 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 870. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1090 out of 1600. SAU ranks #19 in Michigan for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 72 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.
Find other colleges with similar SAT score requirementsData Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||21|
|ACT Math 25th||19|
|ACT Composite 25th||20|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||25|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||27|
|Average ACT Score||23
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into SAU?
Admission data indicates that SAU regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 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 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #14 in Michigan for highest average ACT composite score. 28 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Spring Arbor University.
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What GPA do you need to get into Spring Arbor University?
Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into SAU. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Spring Arbor University was 3.61 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 SAU accepts 63% of students who apply.
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GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
86% of Spring Arbor University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||22%|
|Top 25% of class||50%|
|Top 50% of class||86%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||19%||28%||22%|
Applicants have 182 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Apr 1, 2023.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Spring Arbor University is $30.
What are the requirements for admission to Spring Arbor University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=172334 IPEDS survey data for Spring Arbor University.
72% of students submit their SAT scores to SAU. 28% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
63% of those who apply are granted admission to SAU. 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 980 and 1190. 72% 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 20 and 27. 28% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.