CHC Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Chestnut Hill College
|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into CHC and can I get accepted? The school has a 96% acceptance rate ranking it #127 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 968 out of 1,008 applicants were admitted making Chestnut Hill College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 73 percent. Chestnut Hill College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 17% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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CHC SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT78%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||470|
|SAT Math 25th||470|
|SAT Composite 25th||940|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||570|
|SAT Math 75th||550|
|SAT Composite 75th||1120|
|Average SAT Score||1030|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Chestnut Hill College?
Chestnut Hill College typically requires applicants to be in the top 71 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 940 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 1030 out of 1600. The school ranks #79 in Pennsylvania for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 78 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 Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1120 and Above||Good||>98%|
|1030 to 1120||Avg +||96%-98%|
|940 to 1030||Avg -||93%-96%|
|850 to 940||Reach||89%-93%|
|Less than 850||Low||<89%|
CHC ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT9%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||N/A|
|ACT Math 25th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 25th||16|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||N/A|
|ACT Math 75th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 75th||20|
|Average ACT Score||18|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into CHC?
Admission data indicates that CHC regularly accepts students with ACT's of 16 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 75 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 18 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 20 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #85 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 9 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Chestnut Hill College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|20 and Above||Good||>98%|
|18 to 20||Avg +||96%-98%|
|16 to 18||Avg -||93%-96%|
|14 to 16||Reach||89%-93%|
|Less than 14||Low||<89%|
Avg. High School GPA3.24
Typical High School GradesB
You will need about average high school grades to get into Chestnut Hill College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Chestnut Hill College was 3.24 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #70 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.24 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as CHC accepts 96% of all applicants.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||13%||23%||17%|
What are the requirements for admission to Chestnut Hill College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|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=211583 IPEDS survey data for Chestnut Hill College.
Frequently Asked Questions
78% of students submit their SAT scores to CHC. 9% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
96% of those who apply are granted admission to CHC. Admission competition is and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 940 and 1120. 78% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.