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Holy Family University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Holy Family University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
70.7%
Admission Difficulty for Holy Family University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Holy Family University and can I get accepted? The school has a 71% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,011 out of 1,429 applicants were admitted making Holy Family University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 60 percent. Holy Family University 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 half of their high school class.

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Holy Family University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1000-1170
Applicants Submitting SAT
95%
SAT Scores for Holy Family University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 520
SAT Math 25th 480
SAT Composite 25th 1000
SAT Scores for Holy Family University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1170
Average SAT Score 1090

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Holy Family University?

Holy Family University typically requires applicants to be in the top 60 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1000 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 910. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1090 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 95 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Holy Family University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1170 and Above Good >81%
1085 to 1170 Avg + 71%-81%
1000 to 1085 Avg - 59%-71%
915 to 1000 Reach 46%-59%
Less than 915 Low <46%
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Holy Family University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
-
ACT Scores for Holy Family University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Holy Family University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.06
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into Holy Family University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Holy Family University was 3.06 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Holy Family University accepts 71% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Holy Family University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 14% Good
3.50 to 3.75 12% Good
3.25 to 3.50 14% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 12% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 31% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 16% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 1% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

68% of Holy Family University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Holy Family University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 8%
Top 25% of class 32%
Top 50% of class 68%
Bottom 50% of class 32%
Bottom 25% of class 5%

Admission Statistics

Holy Family University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,031 398 1,429
Accepted 734 277 1,011
Acceptance Rate 71% 70% 71%
Enrolled 262 100 362
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 36% 36% 36%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Holy Family University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Holy Family University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=212984 IPEDS survey data for Holy Family University.