Chances of getting into Franciscan University of Steubenville

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
77.1%
Admission Difficulty for Franciscan University of Steubenville
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsDifficult
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Franciscan and can I get accepted? The school has a 77% acceptance rate ranking it #48 in Ohio for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,619 out of 2,100 applicants were admitted making Franciscan University of Steubenville 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 43 percent. Franciscan University of Steubenville typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 36% 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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Franciscan SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1060-1280
Applicants Submitting SAT
51%
SAT Scores for Franciscan University of Steubenville
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 550
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1060
SAT Scores for Franciscan University of Steubenville
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 660
SAT Math 75th 620
SAT Composite 75th 1280
Average SAT Score 1170

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Franciscan University of Steubenville?

Franciscan University of Steubenville typically requires applicants to be in the top 49 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1060 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 950. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1170 out of 1600. The school ranks #16 in Ohio for highest average SAT composite score. 51 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.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Franciscan University of Steubenville admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1280 and Above Good >85%
1170 to 1280 Avg + 77%-85%
1060 to 1170 Avg - 66%-77%
950 to 1060 Reach 54%-66%
Less than 950 Low <54%
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Franciscan ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
22-28 
Applicants Submitting ACT
49%
ACT Scores for Franciscan University of Steubenville
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 22
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 22
ACT Scores for Franciscan University of Steubenville
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 31
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 28
Average ACT Score 25

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that Franciscan regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 19 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 25 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #12 in Ohio for highest average ACT composite score. 49 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Franciscan University of Steubenville.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Franciscan University of Steubenville admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
28 and Above Good >85%
25 to 28 Avg + 77%-85%
22 to 25 Avg - 66%-77%
19 to 22 Reach 54%-66%
Less than 19 Low <54%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.69
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need very good grades in high school to get into Franciscan University of Steubenville. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Franciscan University of Steubenville was 3.69 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #5 in Ohio for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.69 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Franciscan accepts 77% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Franciscan University of Steubenville students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 55% Good
3.50 to 3.75 12% Avg -
3.25 to 3.50 16% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 8% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 7% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 2% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

53% of Franciscan University of Steubenville freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Franciscan University of Steubenville students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 22%
Top 25% of class 53%
Top 50% of class 81%
Bottom 50% of class 19%
Bottom 25% of class 6%

Admission Statistics

Franciscan University of Steubenville admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,311 789 2,100
Accepted 1,001 618 1,619
Acceptance Rate 76% 78% 77%
Enrolled 345 231 576
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 34% 37% 36%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Franciscan University of Steubenville and what considerations affect admission decisions?

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Franciscan University of Steubenville
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=205957 IPEDS survey data for Franciscan University of Steubenville.

Frequently Asked Questions

51% of students submit their SAT scores to Franciscan. 49% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

77% of those who apply are granted admission to Franciscan. 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 1060 and 1280. 51% 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 22 and 28. 49% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.