Chances of getting into University of St Thomas
|Admission Standards||Very High|
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into University of St Thomas and can I get accepted? The school has a 84% acceptance rate ranking it #36 in Minnesota for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 5,419 out of 6,439 applicants were admitted making University of St Thomas an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 29 percent. University of St Thomas 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 half of their high school class.
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University of St Thomas SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT5%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||590|
|SAT Math 25th||570|
|SAT Composite 25th||1160|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||680|
|SAT Math 75th||710|
|SAT Composite 75th||1390|
|Average SAT Score||1280|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of St Thomas?
University of St Thomas typically requires applicants to be in the top 31 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1160 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 1040. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1280 out of 1600. The school ranks #7 in Minnesota for highest average SAT composite score. 5 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|
|1390 and Above||Good||>90%|
|1275 to 1390||Avg +||84%-90%|
|1160 to 1275||Avg -||76%-84%|
|1045 to 1160||Reach||64%-76%|
|Less than 1045||Low||<64%|
University of St Thomas ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT97%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||23|
|ACT Math 25th||24|
|ACT Composite 25th||24|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||29|
|ACT Math 75th||28|
|ACT Composite 75th||29|
|Average ACT Score||26|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
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 24 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 27 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 22 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 for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 97 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of St Thomas.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|29 and Above||Good||>91%|
|26 to 29||Avg +||84%-91%|
|24 to 26||Avg -||77%-84%|
|22 to 24||Reach||69%-77%|
|Less than 22||Low||<69%|
Avg. High School GPA3.55
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need 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 3.55 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #7 in Minnesota for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.55 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as University of St Thomas accepts 84% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||22%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||20%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||13%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||9%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||1%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
86% 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||22%|
|Top 25% of class||50%|
|Top 50% of class||86%|
|Bottom 50% of class||14%|
|Bottom 25% of class||0%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||25%||30%||28%|
What are the requirements for admission to University of St Thomas and what considerations affect 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.