Chances of getting into La Roche College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for La Roche College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into LRC and can I get accepted? The school has a 97% acceptance rate ranking it #128 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,156 out of 1,197 applicants were admitted making La Roche College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 58 percent. La Roche College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 20% 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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LRC SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for La Roche College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 520
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1030
SAT Scores for La Roche College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 640
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1210
Average SAT Score 1120

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to La Roche College?

La Roche College typically requires applicants to be in the top 55 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1030 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 940. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1120 out of 1600. The school ranks #73 in Pennsylvania for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 79 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

La Roche College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1210 and Above Good >98%
1120 to 1210 Avg + 97%-98%
1030 to 1120 Avg - 95%-97%
940 to 1030 Reach 92%-95%
Less than 940 Low <92%
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LRC ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for La Roche College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 14
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for La Roche College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into LRC?

Admission data indicates that LRC 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 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #80 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 24 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to La Roche College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

La Roche College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >98%
20 to 23 Avg + 97%-98%
18 to 20 Avg - 95%-97%
16 to 18 Reach 93%-95%
Less than 16 Low <93%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

You will need about average high school grades to get into La Roche College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at La Roche College was 3.19 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #80 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.19 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as LRC accepts 97% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted La Roche College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 18% Good
3.50 to 3.75 13% Good
3.25 to 3.50 19% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 16% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 22% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 11% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 1% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

61% of La Roche College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted La Roche College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 9%
Top 25% of class 26%
Top 50% of class 61%
Bottom 50% of class 39%
Bottom 25% of class 10%

Admission Statistics

La Roche College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 631 566 1,197
Accepted 613 543 1,156
Acceptance Rate 97% 96% 97%
Enrolled 128 99 227
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 21% 18% 20%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to La Roche College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

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

Credits Accepted

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

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education IPEDS survey data for La Roche College.