The acceptance rate at University of St Thomas is 87%. It ranks #35 in Minnesota for lowest rate of acceptance. University of St Thomas is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 6,230 out of 7,128 applicants were admitted.
The school has difficult admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 34 percent (SAT 1130/1340 ACT 23/29). University of St Thomas typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.63. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 24% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. University of St Thomas is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||560|
|SAT Math 25th||570|
|SAT Composite 25th||1130|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||670|
|SAT Math 75th||670|
|SAT Composite 75th||1340|
|Average SAT Score||1240
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of St Thomas?
University of St Thomas typically prefers applicants to be in the top 36 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1130 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 1020. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1240 out of 1600. University of St Thomas ranks #5 in Minnesota and #188 in the nation for highest average SAT composite score. 7 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||21|
|ACT Math 25th||23|
|ACT Composite 25th||23|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||29|
|ACT Math 75th||28|
|ACT Composite 75th||29|
|Average ACT Score||26
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into University of St Thomas?
Admission data indicates that University of St Thomas regularly accepts students with ACT's of 23 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 32 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 29 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #5 in Minnesota and #233 in the U.S. for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 96 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of St Thomas.
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What GPA do you need to get into University of St Thomas?
Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into University of St Thomas. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of St Thomas was 3.63 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #6 in Minnesota for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.63 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as University of St Thomas accepts 87% of all applicants.
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GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
84% of University of St Thomas freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||21%|
|Top 25% of class||49%|
|Top 50% of class||84%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||22%||26%||24%|
The cost for prospective students to apply to University of St Thomas is $0. The school is free to apply to.
What are the requirements for admission to University of St Thomas and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|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=174914 IPEDS survey data for University of St Thomas.
7% of students submit their SAT scores to University of St Thomas. 96% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
87% of those who apply are granted admission to University of St Thomas. Admission competition is and the college has difficult admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1130 and 1340. 7% 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 23 and 29. 96% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.