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Immaculata University Admission Requirements

Immaculata, Pennsylvania

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Your chances of getting into Immaculata University

Admission Rate & Difficulty

Percent Admitted 

Admission Difficulty for Immaculata University
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Average 
Applicant Competition Low 

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Immaculata University is 69.7%.  Its admission rate is the 30th lowest in Pennsylvania.

Admission Selectivity

How hard is it to get into Immaculata University and can you get accepted?

Immaculata University is a moderately competitive school to get into. You have a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the criteria. Last year, 1,526 out of the 2,188 who applied were admitted.

Immaculata University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.5. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 14% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Can you get into Immaculata University?

70% 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 Immaculata University you should:

  • Have a high school GPA of 3.5 or better
  • Earn B+ grades in high school
  • Score 1180 on the SAT
  • Graduate in the top half of your high school class

Immaculata University GPA

GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 


Typical High School Grades 


What GPA do you need to get into Immaculata University?

GPA Requirements

The GPA requirements for getting into Immaculata University are to have around a 3.5 high school GPA. You are required to have very good grades in high school.

If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Immaculata University accepts 70% of students who apply.

Average GPA

The average unweighted GPA at Immaculata University is 3.5 on the 4.0 scale. 29% of students who get in have perfect 4.0 GPA's in high school. To achieve the average GPA for admission, you need to earn B+ letter grades and regularly score around 87-89 percent on tests and assignments in high school.  The school ranks #45 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA.

Importance of GPA

Since Immaculata University 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 3.5 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 Immaculata University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 29.0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 12.0% Avg +
3.50 to 3.74 18.0% Avg -
3.25 to 3.49 13.0% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 10.0% Reach
2.50 to 2.99 15.0% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 3.0% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

 What do these chances mean?

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2022

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Immaculata University SAT Scores

Testing Requirements

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Immaculata University. If you optionally submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 28% of students submitted SAT scores and 1% submitted ACT scores for admission for the most recent academic year..

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 


Applicants Submitting SAT 

SAT Scores for Immaculata University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile 560
Math 25th Percentile 530
Composite 25th Percentile 1090
SAT Scores for Immaculata University
SAT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile 640
Math 75th Percentile 620
Composite 75th Percentile 1260
Average SAT Score 1180

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for you to be admitted to Immaculata University?

Average Score & Range

The average SAT score at Immaculata University is 1180 out of 1600 and the range for the middle 50% of accepted students is 1090-1260. Students who get into Immaculata University score in the top 43 percent of all SAT test takers..  Immaculata University ranks #40 in the state of Pennsylvania for highest average SAT composite score.

Score for Acceptance

You should target scoring 1180 or above to be most competitive with other applicants. Immaculata University regularly admits students with SAT scores down to 1090 on a 1600 scale. However, three quarter of admitted students score higher. If you score below a 1090, admission should be considered a reach. Some students may be accepted with minimum SAT's as low as 1000, but scores this low are outside the normal range.

Score Submission Requirements

Immaculata University 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 "not required for admission, but considered if submitted (test optional)".

View other colleges which accept students in the 1180 SAT score range.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 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 1175, you have around a 70% chance of being admitted. A 1260 places you well ahead of most other applicants and gives you about a 82% chance of getting in.

Immaculata University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1260 and Above Good >82%
1175 to 1260 Avg + 70%-82%
1090 to 1175 Avg - 55%-70%
1005 to 1090 Reach 39%-55%
Less than 1005 Low <39%
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Immaculata University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 

Not Reported

Applicants Submitting ACT 

ACT Scores for Immaculata University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile N/A
Math 25th Percentile N/A
Composite 25th Percentile N/A
ACT Scores for Immaculata University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile N/A
Math 75th Percentile N/A
Composite 75th Percentile N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

High School Class Rank

67% of Immaculata University freshman are in the top half of their high school graduating class and 34% are in the top quarter.

High School Class Rank for admitted Immaculata University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 10%
Top 25% of class 34%
Top 50% of class 67%
Data Source, Peterson's Data


Admission Statistics

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

Immaculata University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,494 691 2,188
Accepted 1,085 440 1,526
Acceptance Rate 73% 64% 70%
Enrolled 135 72 207
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 12% 16% 14%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Immaculata University is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Immaculata University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Immaculata University Application Requirements
Test Scores Not required for admission, but considered if submitted (Test Optional)
High School GPA Required to be considered for admission
High School Class Rank Not required for admission, but considered if submitted
Completion of College Preparatory Program Not required for admission, but considered if submitted
Recommendations Required to be considered for admission
Demonstration of Competencies Not required for admission, but considered if submitted

Credits Accepted

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

Other Colleges to Apply To 

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=213011 IPEDS survey data for Immaculata University.


Does Immaculata University prefer SAT or ACT?

28% of students submit their SAT scores to Immaculata University. 1% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Immaculata University?

70% of those who apply are granted admission to Immaculata University. Admission competition is low and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Immaculata University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1090 and 1260. The average SAT score is 1175. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.