Saint Benedict Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into College of Saint Benedict
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into Saint Benedict and can I get accepted? The school has a 81% acceptance rate ranking it #34 in Minnesota for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,614 out of 2,003 applicants were admitted making College of Saint Benedict an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 40 percent. College of Saint Benedict typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 32% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
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Saint Benedict SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT7%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||580|
|SAT Math 25th||510|
|SAT Composite 25th||1090|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||680|
|SAT Math 75th||610|
|SAT Composite 75th||1290|
|Average SAT Score||1190|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to College of Saint Benedict?
College of Saint Benedict typically requires applicants to be in the top 43 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1090 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 990. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1190 out of 1600. The school ranks #18 in Minnesota for highest average SAT composite score. 7 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|
|1290 and Above||Good||>88%|
|1190 to 1290||Avg +||81%-88%|
|1090 to 1190||Avg -||71%-81%|
|990 to 1090||Reach||60%-71%|
|Less than 990||Low||<60%|
Saint Benedict ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT95%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||21|
|ACT Math 25th||22|
|ACT Composite 25th||22|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||29|
|ACT Math 75th||27|
|ACT Composite 75th||28|
|Average ACT Score||25|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Saint Benedict?
Admission data indicates that Saint Benedict regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 19 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 25 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #8 in Minnesota for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 95 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to College of Saint Benedict.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|28 and Above||Good||>88%|
|25 to 28||Avg +||81%-88%|
|22 to 25||Avg -||71%-81%|
|19 to 22||Reach||60%-71%|
|Less than 19||Low||<60%|
Avg. High School GPA3.67
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need very good grades in high school to get into College of Saint Benedict. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at College of Saint Benedict was 3.67 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #4 in Minnesota for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.67 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Saint Benedict accepts 81% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||23%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||16%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||8%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||4%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||N/A%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
70% of College of Saint Benedict freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||33%|
|Top 25% of class||70%|
|Top 50% of class||94%|
|Bottom 50% of class||6%|
|Bottom 25% of class||1%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||32%||?||32%|
What are the requirements for admission to College of Saint Benedict and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=174747 IPEDS survey data for College of Saint Benedict.