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Gustavus Adolphus College Admission Requirements

Saint Peter, Minnesota

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Chances of getting into Gustavus Adolphus College

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
71%
Admission Difficulty for Gustavus Adolphus College
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Unavailable 
Applicant Competition Low 
How hard is it to get into Gustavus Adolphus College and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Gustavus Adolphus College is 71%.  It ranks #18 in Minnesota for lowest rate of acceptance. Gustavus Adolphus College is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 3,345 out of 4,737 applicants were admitted.

Gustavus Adolphus College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.66. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top quarter of their high school class. 18% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Gustavus Adolphus College application fee is $0 and applications are due by Mar 1.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is recommended but not required for admission to Gustavus Adolphus College. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application.

Gustavus Adolphus College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT 
-
SAT Scores for Gustavus Adolphus College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Gustavus Adolphus College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
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Gustavus Adolphus College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT 
-
ACT Scores for Gustavus Adolphus College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Gustavus Adolphus College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Gustavus Adolphus College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.66
Typical High School Grades 
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Gustavus Adolphus College?

Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into Gustavus Adolphus College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Gustavus Adolphus College was 3.66 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #5 in Minnesota for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Gustavus Adolphus College accepts 71% of students who apply.

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High School GPA's for admitted Gustavus Adolphus College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 7.0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 42.0% Avg +
3.50 to 3.74 28.0% Avg -
3.25 to 3.49 13.0% Reach
3.00 to 3.24 6.0% Reach
2.50 to 2.99 4.0% Low
2.00 to 2.49 0% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

63% of Gustavus Adolphus College freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Gustavus Adolphus College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 29%
Top 25% of class 63%
Top 50% of class 95%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

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Admission Statistics

Gustavus Adolphus College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,564 2,173 4,737
Accepted 1,927 1,418 3,345
Acceptance Rate 75% 65% 71%
Enrolled 318 269 587
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 17% 19% 18%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Mar 1, 2023
Days left to Apply
82

Applicants have 82 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Mar 1, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Gustavus Adolphus College is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Gustavus Adolphus College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Gustavus Adolphus College Application Requirements
Test Scores Recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Gustavus Adolphus College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit No
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=173647 IPEDS survey data for Gustavus Adolphus College.

FAQs

What is my chance of getting into Gustavus Adolphus College?

71% of those who apply are granted admission to Gustavus Adolphus College. Admission competition is low and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.