|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
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How hard is it to get into Saint Anselm College and can I get accepted? The school has a 75% acceptance rate ranking it #5 in New Hampshire for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,811 out of 3,740 applicants were admitted making Saint Anselm College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 33 percent. Saint Anselm College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 18% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Saint Anselm College. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 55% of students submit SAT scores and 10% submit ACT scores.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||580|
|SAT Math 25th||560|
|SAT Composite 25th||1140|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||650|
|SAT Math 75th||650|
|SAT Composite 75th||1300|
|Average SAT Score||1220|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Saint Anselm College?
Saint Anselm College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 34 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1140 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 1060. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1220 out of 1600. The school ranks #3 in New Hampshire for highest average SAT composite score. 55 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1300 and Above||Good||>84%|
|1220 to 1300||Avg +||75%-84%|
|1140 to 1220||Avg -||64%-75%|
|1060 to 1140||Reach||51%-64%|
|Less than 1060||Low||<51%|
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||23|
|ACT Math 25th||22|
|ACT Composite 25th||23|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||30|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||29|
|Average ACT Score||26|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Saint Anselm College?
Admission data indicates that Saint Anselm College 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 #2 in New Hampshire for highest average ACT composite score. 10 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Saint Anselm College.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|29 and Above||Good||>84%|
|26 to 29||Avg +||75%-84%|
|23 to 26||Avg -||64%-75%|
|20 to 23||Reach||51%-64%|
|Less than 20||Low||<51%|
What GPA do you need to get into Saint Anselm College?
Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Saint Anselm College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Saint Anselm College was 3.22 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #7 in New Hampshire for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.22 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Saint Anselm College accepts 75% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||16%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||26%||Good|
|3.00 to 3.25||21%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||23%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||5%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Reach|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
58% of Saint Anselm College 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||22%|
|Top 25% of class||58%|
|Top 50% of class||90%|
|Bottom 50% of class||10%|
|Bottom 25% of class||1%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||19%||16%||18%|
The application deadline for Fall 2021 has passed. Applications were due on Feb 1, 2021.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Saint Anselm College is $50.
What are the requirements for admission to Saint Anselm College and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Considered but not required|
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|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=183239 IPEDS survey data for Saint Anselm College.
55% of students submit their SAT scores to Saint Anselm College. 10% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
75% of those who apply are granted admission to Saint Anselm College. 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 1140 and 1300. 55% 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. 10% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.