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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Chances of getting into La Roche College

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
69%
Admission Difficulty for La Roche College
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Extremely Easy 
Applicant Competition Low 
How hard is it to get into LRC and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at LRC is 69%.  It ranks #29 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. LRC is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 1,272 out of 1,846 applicants were admitted.

The school has extremely easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 74 percent (SAT 890/1110 ACT 17/22). La Roche College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.2. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 16% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to La Roche College. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 82% of students submitted SAT scores and 23% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..

LRC SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
890-1110
Applicants Submitting SAT 
82%
SAT Scores for La Roche College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 460
SAT Math 25th 430
SAT Composite 25th 890
SAT Scores for La Roche College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 570
SAT Math 75th 540
SAT Composite 75th 1110
Average SAT Score 1000

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

La Roche College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 79 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 890 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 780. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1000 out of 1600. LRC ranks #61 in Pennsylvania for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 82 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

La Roche College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1110 and Above Good >81%
1000 to 1110 Avg + 69%-81%
890 to 1000 Avg - 54%-69%
780 to 890 Reach 38%-54%
Less than 780 Low <38%
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LRC ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
17-22 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
23%
ACT Scores for La Roche College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for La Roche College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 22
Average ACT Score 19

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 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 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 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #58 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 23 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to La Roche College.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

La Roche College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
22 and Above Good >83%
19 to 22 Avg + 69%-83%
17 to 19 Avg - 57%-69%
15 to 17 Reach 44%-57%
Less than 15 Low <44%
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LRC GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.2
Typical High School Grades 
B

What GPA do you need to get into La Roche College?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into LRC. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at La Roche College was 3.2 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #84 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as LRC accepts 69% of students who apply.

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GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

63% 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 8%
Top 25% of class 26%
Top 50% of class 63%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

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Admission Statistics

La Roche College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,123 723 1,846
Accepted 758 514 1,272
Acceptance Rate 67% 71% 69%
Enrolled 132 71 203
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 17% 14% 16%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to La Roche College is $50.

Application Requirements

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

La Roche College Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank 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 https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=213358 IPEDS survey data for La Roche College.

FAQs

Does La Roche College prefer SAT or ACT?

82% of students submit their SAT scores to LRC. 23% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into La Roche College?

69% of those who apply are granted admission to LRC. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for La Roche College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 890 and 1110. 82% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for La Roche College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 22. 23% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.