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Cabrini College Admission Requirements

Radnor, Pennsylvania

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Your chances of getting into Cabrini College

Admission Rate & Difficulty

Percent Admitted 

80%
Admission Difficulty for Cabrini College
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Moderate 
Applicant Competition Very Low 

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Cabrini College is 80%.  Its admission rate is the 51st lowest in Pennsylvania.

Admission Selectivity

How hard is it to get into Cabrini College and can you get accepted?

Cabrini College is an easy school to get into and you have a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission criteria. Last year, 2,606 out of the 3,256 who applied were admitted.

The school has moderate admission requirements, generally admitting students who can score in the top 62 percent on standardized admission tests. Cabrini College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.1. 12% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Can you get into Cabrini College?

80% are accepted, can you get in? Use the admission calculator to see if you have the grades and test scores needed to get in. See your admission chances based on your extracurriculars, intended major, background, and more.

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Admission Requirements in Brief

To have the best chance of getting into to Cabrini College you should:

  • Have a high school GPA of 3.1 or better
  • Earn B grades in high school
  • Score 1110 on the SAT
  • Score 21 on the ACT

Cabrini College GPA

GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 

3.1

Typical High School Grades 

B

What GPA do you need to get into Cabrini College?

GPA Requirements

The GPA requirements for getting into Cabrini College are to have around a 3.1 high school GPA. You need about average high school grades.

If your high school grades are above the average 3.1 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Cabrini College accepts 80% of applicants.

Average GPA

The average unweighted GPA at Cabrini College is 3.1 on the 4.0 scale. To achieve the average GPA for admission, you need to earn B letter grades and regularly score around 83-86 percent on tests and assignments in high school.  The school ranks #94 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA.

Importance of GPA

Since Cabrini College is a test optional college, extra focus will be placed on your GPA when the school considers your application. As a result, it is very important that you meet the GPA requirements.

See additional colleges accepting applicants in the 3.1 GPA range.

Competitiveness by GPA Ranges

The table below outlines the number of admitted freshmen by GPA range as well as how competitive your GPA will be as compared with other applicants.

High School GPA's for admitted Cabrini College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 4.78% Good
3.75 to 3.99 6.05% Good
3.50 to 3.74 19.75% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 16.88% Avg +
3.00 to 3.24 19.75% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 20.06% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 11.78% Reach
1.00 to 1.99 0.96% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

 What do these chances mean?

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2022

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Cabrini College SAT Scores

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Cabrini College. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 15% of students submitted SAT scores and 2% submitted ACT scores for admission for the most recent academic year..

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 

998-1215

Applicants Submitting SAT 

15%
SAT Scores for Cabrini College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile 495
Math 25th Percentile 503
Composite 25th Percentile 998
SAT Scores for Cabrini College
SAT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile 620
Math 75th Percentile 595
Composite 75th Percentile 1215
Average SAT Score 1110

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for you to be admitted to Cabrini College?

Average Score & Range

The average SAT score at Cabrini College is 1110 out of 1600 and the range for the middle 50% of accepted students is 998-1215. Students who get into Cabrini College score in the top 100 percent of all SAT test takers..  Cabrini College ranks #44 in the state of Pennsylvania for highest average SAT composite score.

Score for Acceptance

You should target scoring 1110 or above to be most competitive with other applicants. Cabrini College regularly admits students with SAT scores down to 998 on a 1600 scale. However, three quarter of admitted students score higher. If you score below a 998, admission should be considered a reach. Some students may be accepted with minimum SAT's as low as 890, but scores this low are outside the normal range.

Score Submission Requirements

Cabrini College is a test optional school meaning do not have to submit SAT scores with your application. The position on SAT scores from the college is "considered but not required".

View other colleges which accept students in the 1110 SAT score range.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

The table below outlines your predicted admission chances based on SAT score alone. If you are an average applicant with a score of 1106, you have around a 80% chance of being admitted. A 1215 places you well ahead of most other applicants and gives you about a 88% chance of getting in.

Cabrini College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1215 and Above Good >88%
1106 to 1215 Avg + 80%-88%
998 to 1106 Avg - 68%-80%
890 to 998 Reach 53%-68%
Less than 890 Low <53%
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Cabrini College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 

18-25 

Applicants Submitting ACT 

2%
ACT Scores for Cabrini College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile 21
Math 25th Percentile 23
Composite 25th Percentile 18
ACT Scores for Cabrini College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile 25
Math 75th Percentile 26
Composite 75th Percentile 25
Average ACT Score 21

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for students to get into Cabrini College?

Score Range

The average ACT score for admitted students to Cabrini College is 21, while the middle 50% of students (25th to 75th percentile) score between a 18 and 25.  The school ranks #46 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score.

Score for Acceptance

For the best chance of admission, you should have an ACT of 21. This will place you in solid competition against other applicants. At a minimum, you should aim for a 18 and score in the score in the top 62 percent nationally. The lowest ACT score likely to be admitted is a 14.

2 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Cabrini College.

Score Submission Requirements

You do not have to to submit ACT scores with your application as Cabrini College is test optional. The policy from the school on ACT scores is "considered but not required".

Find other colleges with similar ACT score requirements

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Here are your predicted chances of getting into Cabrini College for different ACT score ranges. A typical applicant with a 21 score has around 80% chance of getting in. Your odds increase to about 89% with a 25 ACT score.

Cabrini College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
25 and Above Good >89%
21 to 25 Avg + 80%-89%
18 to 21 Avg - 70%-80%
15 to 18 Reach 57%-70%
Less than 15 Low <57%
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Applying

Admission Statistics

Admission and enrollment rates by gender are detailed the the table below.

Cabrini College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,245 1,011 3,256
Accepted 1,833 773 2,606
Acceptance Rate 82% 76% 80%
Enrolled 183 123 306
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 10% 16% 12%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Cabrini College is $35.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Cabrini College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Cabrini College Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Considered but not required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Cabrini College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Admission Requirements Summary

Because Cabrini College is lightly competitive to get into, you have a very good chance of acceptance with the right GPA and test scores. If you have a 3.1 GPA, you are almost certain to getting in. Combining this with an SAT score of 1110 and ACT of 21 will almost guarantee your admission.

Other Colleges to Apply To 

Students applying to Cabrini College often consider these colleges

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=211352 IPEDS survey data for Cabrini College.

FAQs

Does Cabrini College prefer SAT or ACT?

15% of students submit their SAT scores to Cabrini College. 2% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Cabrini College?

80% of those who apply are granted admission to Cabrini College. Admission competition is and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Cabrini College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 998 and 1215. The average SAT score is 1106. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Cabrini College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 25. The average ACT score is 21. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.