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St. Andrews University Admission Requirements

Laurinburg, North Carolina

Chances of getting into St. Andrews University

Open Admission Policy

Can I get into St. Andrews University? St. Andrews University is an open admission policy institution. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met. New admission is often granted continually throughout the year. Please consult St. Andrews University directly to learn the specifics of its open admission policy.

St. Andrews University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
780-1160
Applicants Submitting SAT
66%
SAT Scores for St. Andrews University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 380
SAT Math 25th 400
SAT Composite 25th 780
SAT Scores for St. Andrews University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 560
SAT Composite 75th 1160
Average SAT Score 970

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to St. Andrews University?

St. Andrews University typically requires applicants to be in the top 92 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 780 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 590. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 970 out of 1600. The school ranks #38 in North Carolina for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 66 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 scores are not required for admission consideration at St. Andrews University.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

St. Andrews University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1160 and Above Good >54%
970 to 1160 Avg + 41%-54%
780 to 970 Avg - 29%-41%
590 to 780 Reach 19%-29%
Less than 590 Low <19%
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St. Andrews University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
13-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
55%
ACT Scores for St. Andrews University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 14
ACT Math 25th 15
ACT Composite 25th 13
ACT Scores for St. Andrews University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 22
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 19

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into St. Andrews University?

Admission data indicates that St. Andrews University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 13 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 93 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 6 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #37 in North Carolina for highest average ACT composite score. 55 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to St. Andrews University.

ACT scores are not required for admission consideration at St. Andrews University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

St. Andrews University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >55%
19 to 26 Avg + 41%-55%
13 to 19 Avg - 30%-41%
7 to 13 Reach 21%-30%
Less than 7 Low <21%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.34
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into St. Andrews University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at St. Andrews University was 3.34 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #22 in North Carolina for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to St. Andrews University will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted St. Andrews University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 30% Good
3.50 to 3.75 15% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 10% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 15% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 20% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 8% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 2% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

70% of St. Andrews University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted St. Andrews University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 14%
Top 25% of class 35%
Top 50% of class 70%
Bottom 50% of class 30%
Bottom 25% of class 13%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to St. Andrews University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

St. Andrews University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Not applicable
High School GPA Not applicable
High School Class Rank Not applicable
Completion of College Preparatory Program Not applicable
Recommendations Not applicable
Demonstration of Competencies Not applicable

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at St. Andrews University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=199698 IPEDS survey data for St. Andrews University.

Frequently Asked Questions

66% of students submit their SAT scores to St. Andrews University. 55% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

St. Andrews University has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges generally only require a high school diploma or a GED certificate to be admitted.

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