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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

Acceptance Rate
66.2%
Admission Difficulty for Gustavus Adolphus College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionLow
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Find out which students are getting accepted at Gustavus Adolphus College, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.

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How hard is it to get into Gustavus Adolphus College and can I get accepted? The school has a 66% acceptance rate ranking it #16 in Minnesota for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,419 out of 5,168 applicants were admitted making Gustavus Adolphus College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Gustavus Adolphus College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 19% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

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 2018 starting class

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 2018 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 66% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Gustavus Adolphus College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 49% Good
3.50 to 3.75 26% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 15% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 6% 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

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

74% 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 37%
Top 25% of class 74%
Top 50% of class 96%
Bottom 50% of class 4%
Bottom 25% of class 0%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Gustavus Adolphus College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,077 2,091 5,168
Accepted 2,119 1,300 3,419
Acceptance Rate 69% 62% 66%
Enrolled 392 259 651
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 18% 20% 19%

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Mar 1, 2021
Days left to Apply
88

Applicants have 88 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Mar 1, 2021.

Admission Requirements

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

Gustavus Adolphus College Admission 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?

66% 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.