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The College of Saint Scholastica Admission Requirements

Duluth, Minnesota

Chances of getting into The College of Saint Scholastica

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
66.2%
Admission Difficulty for The College of Saint Scholastica
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into The College of Saint Scholastica and can I get accepted? The school has a 66% acceptance rate ranking it #18 in Minnesota for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,520 out of 3,808 applicants were admitted making The College of Saint Scholastica a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 50 percent. The College of Saint Scholastica typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 16% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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The College of Saint Scholastica SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1050-1270
Applicants Submitting SAT
4%
SAT Scores for The College of Saint Scholastica
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 520
SAT Math 25th 530
SAT Composite 25th 1050
SAT Scores for The College of Saint Scholastica
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 640
SAT Math 75th 630
SAT Composite 75th 1270
Average SAT Score 1160

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to The College of Saint Scholastica?

The College of Saint Scholastica typically requires applicants to be in the top 51 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1050 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 940. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1160 out of 1600. The school ranks #14 in Minnesota for highest average SAT composite score. 4 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.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

The College of Saint Scholastica admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1270 and Above Good >77%
1160 to 1270 Avg + 66%-77%
1050 to 1160 Avg - 53%-66%
940 to 1050 Reach 40%-53%
Less than 940 Low <40%
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The College of Saint Scholastica ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
91%
ACT Scores for The College of Saint Scholastica
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for The College of Saint Scholastica
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 23

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into The College of Saint Scholastica?

Admission data indicates that The College of Saint Scholastica 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 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #17 in Minnesota for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 91 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to The College of Saint Scholastica.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

The College of Saint Scholastica admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >77%
23 to 26 Avg + 66%-77%
20 to 23 Avg - 53%-66%
17 to 20 Reach 40%-53%
Less than 17 Low <40%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.49
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into The College of Saint Scholastica. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at The College of Saint Scholastica was 3.49 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #15 in Minnesota for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as The College of Saint Scholastica accepts 66% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted The College of Saint Scholastica students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 37% Good
3.50 to 3.75 22% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 14% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 13% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 10% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 3% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 1% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

86% of The College of Saint Scholastica freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted The College of Saint Scholastica students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 20%
Top 25% of class 42%
Top 50% of class 86%
Bottom 50% of class 14%
Bottom 25% of class 3%

Admission Statistics

The College of Saint Scholastica admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,646 1,162 3,808
Accepted 1,818 702 2,520
Acceptance Rate 69% 60% 66%
Enrolled 266 131 397
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 15% 19% 16%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to The College of Saint Scholastica and what considerations affect admission decisions?

The College of Saint Scholastica Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at The College of Saint Scholastica
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=174899 IPEDS survey data for The College of Saint Scholastica.

Frequently Asked Questions

4% of students submit their SAT scores to The College of Saint Scholastica. 91% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

66% of those who apply are granted admission to The College of Saint Scholastica. Admission competition is low and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1050 and 1270. 4% 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 26. 91% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.

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