Saint Louis University-Main Campus Admission RequirementsSaint Louis, Missouri
Chances of getting into Saint Louis University Main Campus
|Admission Standards||Very High|
How hard is it to get into Saint Louis University-Main Campus and can I get accepted? The school has a 58% acceptance rate ranking it #16 in Missouri for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 8,698 out of 15,120 applicants were admitted making Saint Louis University-Main Campus a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 24 percent. Saint Louis University Main Campus typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 17% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
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Saint Louis University-Main Campus SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT32%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||590|
|SAT Math 25th||590|
|SAT Composite 25th||1180|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||680|
|SAT Math 75th||690|
|SAT Composite 75th||1370|
|Average SAT Score||1280|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Saint Louis University Main Campus?
Saint Louis University Main Campus typically requires applicants to be in the top 27 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1180 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 1080. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1280 out of 1600. The school ranks #3 in Missouri for highest average SAT composite score. 32 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|
|1370 and Above||Good||>70%|
|1275 to 1370||Avg +||58%-70%|
|1180 to 1275||Avg -||45%-58%|
|1085 to 1180||Reach||32%-45%|
|Less than 1085||Low||<32%|
Saint Louis University-Main Campus ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT83%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||25|
|ACT Math 25th||24|
|ACT Composite 25th||25|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||34|
|ACT Math 75th||29|
|ACT Composite 75th||31|
|Average ACT Score||28|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Saint Louis University-Main Campus?
Admission data indicates that Saint Louis University-Main Campus regularly accepts students with ACT's of 25 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 22 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 22 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 28 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 31 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #3 in Missouri for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 83 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Saint Louis University Main Campus.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|31 and Above||Good||>70%|
|28 to 31||Avg +||58%-70%|
|25 to 28||Avg -||45%-58%|
|22 to 25||Reach||32%-45%|
|Less than 22||Low||<32%|
Avg. High School GPA3.77
Typical High School GradesA-
You will need exceptionally good grades to get into Saint Louis University Main Campus. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Saint Louis University Main Campus was 3.77 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #2 in Missouri for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Saint Louis University-Main Campus accepts 58% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||16%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.50||11%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||8%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||8%||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|
68% of Saint Louis University Main Campus freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||38%|
|Top 25% of class||68%|
|Top 50% of class||90%|
|Bottom 50% of class||10%|
|Bottom 25% of class||2%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||18%||16%||17%|
Applications are DueAug 20, 2020
Days left to Apply78
Applicants have 78 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 20, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Saint Louis University-Main Campus before the Aug 20 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Jun 6||Jul 15|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Jun 13||Jun 23|
|Jul 18||Jul 28|
What are the requirements for admission to Saint Louis University Main Campus and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor 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=179159 IPEDS survey data for Saint Louis University Main Campus.
Frequently Asked Questions
32% of students submit their SAT scores to Saint Louis University-Main Campus. 83% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
58% of those who apply are granted admission to Saint Louis University-Main Campus. Admission competition is low and the college has very high admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1180 and 1370. 32% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.