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Kansas City, Missouri

Avila University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Avila University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
54.6%
Admission Difficulty for Avila University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into Avila University and can I get accepted? The school has a 55% acceptance rate ranking it #12 in Missouri for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,431 out of 2,623 applicants were admitted making Avila University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 59 percent. Avila University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 12% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Avila University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
990-1110
Applicants Submitting SAT
14%
SAT Scores for Avila University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 990
SAT Scores for Avila University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 570
SAT Math 75th 540
SAT Composite 75th 1110
Average SAT Score 1050

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Avila University?

Avila University typically requires applicants to be in the top 62 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 990 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 930. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1050 out of 1600. The school ranks #25 in Missouri for highest average SAT composite score. 14 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Avila University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1110 and Above Good >68%
1050 to 1110 Avg + 55%-68%
990 to 1050 Avg - 42%-55%
930 to 990 Reach 30%-42%
Less than 930 Low <30%
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Avila University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
90%
ACT Scores for Avila University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Avila University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 21

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Avila University?

Admission data indicates that Avila University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #27 in Missouri for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 90 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Avila University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Avila University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >68%
21 to 23 Avg + 55%-68%
19 to 21 Avg - 42%-55%
17 to 19 Reach 30%-42%
Less than 17 Low <30%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.25
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need above average high school grades to get into Avila University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Avila University was 3.25 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #28 in Missouri for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Avila University accepts 55% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Avila University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 27% Good
3.50 to 3.75 18% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 16% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 18% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 18% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 3% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

High School Class Rank for admitted Avila University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 20%
Top 25% of class 26%
Top 50% of class 30%
Bottom 50% of class 19%
Bottom 25% of class 5%

Admission Statistics

Avila University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,199 1,161 2,623
Accepted 725 621 1,431
Acceptance Rate 60% 53% 55%
Enrolled 98 70 168
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 14% 11% 12%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 25, 2020
Days left to Apply
215

Applicants have 215 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 25, 2020.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Avila University before the Aug 25 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
Mar 14 Mar 27
May 2 May 15
Jun 6 Jul 15
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Feb 8 Feb 19
Apr 4 Apr 14
Jun 13 Jun 23
Jul 18 Jul 28

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Avila University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Avila University
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=176628 IPEDS survey data for Avila University.

Frequently Asked Questions

14% of students submit their SAT scores to Avila University. 90% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

55% of those who apply are granted admission to Avila University. Admission competition is low and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 990 and 1110. 14% 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 19 and 23. 90% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.