Saint Benedict Admission RequirementsSaint Joseph, Minnesota
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 83% acceptance rate ranking it #32 in Minnesota for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,610 out of 1,931 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 average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 48 percent. College of Saint Benedict typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 28% 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 SAT10%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||510|
|SAT Math 25th||490|
|SAT Composite 25th||1000|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||610|
|SAT Math 75th||590|
|SAT Composite 75th||1200|
|Average SAT Score||1100|
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 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 900. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1100 out of 1600. The school ranks #21 in Minnesota for highest average SAT composite score. 10 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|
|1200 and Above||Good||>89%|
|1100 to 1200||Avg +||83%-89%|
|1000 to 1100||Avg -||74%-83%|
|900 to 1000||Reach||63%-74%|
|Less than 900||Low||<63%|
Saint Benedict ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT93%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||21|
|ACT Math 25th||21|
|ACT Composite 25th||22|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||28|
|ACT Math 75th||27|
|ACT Composite 75th||27|
|Average ACT Score||24|
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 20 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 #12 in Minnesota for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 93 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to College of Saint Benedict.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|27 and Above||Good||>90%|
|24 to 27||Avg +||83%-90%|
|22 to 24||Avg -||76%-83%|
|20 to 22||Reach||68%-76%|
|Less than 20||Low||<68%|
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 83% 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)||28%||�||28%|
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.
Frequently Asked Questions
10% of students submit their SAT scores to Saint Benedict. 93% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
83% of those who apply are granted admission to Saint Benedict. Admission competition is 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 1000 and 1200. 10% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.