|Admission Standards||Very Easy|
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How hard is it to get into Alvernia University and can I get accepted? The school has a 64% acceptance rate ranking it #27 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,419 out of 3,767 applicants were admitted making Alvernia University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 62 percent. Alvernia University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 16% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
You must submit admission test scores with your application. Alvernia University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||480|
|SAT Math 25th||463|
|SAT Composite 25th||943|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||570|
|SAT Math 75th||560|
|SAT Composite 75th||1130|
|Average SAT Score||1040|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Alvernia University?
Alvernia University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 100 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 943 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 850. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1040 out of 1600. The school ranks #59 in Pennsylvania for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 95 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1130 and Above||Good||>75%|
|1036 to 1130||Avg +||64%-75%|
|943 to 1036||Avg -||51%-64%|
|850 to 943||Reach||38%-51%|
|Less than 850||Low||<38%|
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||N/A|
|ACT Math 25th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 25th||18|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||N/A|
|ACT Math 75th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 75th||24|
|Average ACT Score||21|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Alvernia University?
Admission data indicates that Alvernia University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 15 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 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #42 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 21 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Alvernia University.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|24 and Above||Good||>75%|
|21 to 24||Avg +||64%-75%|
|18 to 21||Avg -||51%-64%|
|15 to 18||Reach||38%-51%|
|Less than 15||Low||<38%|
What GPA do you need to get into Alvernia University?
Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Alvernia University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Alvernia University was 3.27 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #65 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Alvernia University accepts 64% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||19%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||17%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||17%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||21%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||7%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
67% of Alvernia University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||8%|
|Top 25% of class||33%|
|Top 50% of class||67%|
|Bottom 50% of class||33%|
|Bottom 25% of class||11%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||15%||19%||16%|
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What are the requirements for admission to Alvernia University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=210775 IPEDS survey data for Alvernia University.
95% of students submit their SAT scores to Alvernia University. 21% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
64% of those who apply are granted admission to Alvernia 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 943 and 1130. 95% 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 18 and 24. 21% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.