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Chances of getting into University of Pittsburgh Bradford

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
72.9%
Admission Difficulty for University of Pittsburgh Bradford
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Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionLow
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How hard is it to get into Pitt-Bradford and can I get accepted? The school has a 73% acceptance rate ranking it #43 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,295 out of 4,521 applicants were admitted making Pitt-Bradford a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 68 percent. University of Pittsburgh Bradford typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 13% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. University of Pittsburgh Bradford is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pitt-Bradford SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
970-1160
Applicants Submitting SAT
92%
SAT Scores for University of Pittsburgh Bradford
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 480
SAT Composite 25th 970
SAT Scores for University of Pittsburgh Bradford
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 590
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1160
Average SAT Score 1070

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Pittsburgh Bradford?

University of Pittsburgh Bradford typically prefers applicants to be in the top 66 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 970 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 870. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1070 out of 1600. The school ranks #51 in Pennsylvania for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 92 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of Pittsburgh Bradford admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1160 and Above Good >82%
1065 to 1160 Avg + 73%-82%
970 to 1065 Avg - 61%-73%
875 to 970 Reach 48%-61%
Less than 875 Low <48%
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Pitt-Bradford ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
17-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
20%
ACT Scores for University of Pittsburgh Bradford
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for University of Pittsburgh Bradford
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 22
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 21

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Pitt-Bradford?

Admission data indicates that Pitt-Bradford 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 13 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #50 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 20 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Pittsburgh Bradford.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Pittsburgh Bradford admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >82%
21 to 25 Avg + 73%-82%
17 to 21 Avg - 61%-73%
13 to 17 Reach 48%-61%
Less than 13 Low <48%
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Pitt-Bradford GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.18
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into University of Pittsburgh Bradford?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Pitt-Bradford. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Pittsburgh Bradford was 3.18 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #81 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Pitt-Bradford accepts 73% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of Pittsburgh Bradford students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 16% Good
3.50 to 3.75 16% Good
3.25 to 3.50 14% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 18% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 28% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 8% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

62% of University of Pittsburgh Bradford freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted University of Pittsburgh Bradford students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 7%
Top 25% of class 24%
Top 50% of class 62%
Bottom 50% of class 38%
Bottom 25% of class 8%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

University of Pittsburgh Bradford admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,784 1,737 4,521
Accepted 1,985 1,310 3,295
Acceptance Rate 71% 75% 73%
Enrolled 254 178 432
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 13% 14% 13%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Apr 15, 2021
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2021 has passed. Applications were due on Apr 15, 2021.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to University of Pittsburgh Bradford is $0.

Admission Requirements

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

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of Pittsburgh Bradford
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=215266 IPEDS survey data for University of Pittsburgh Bradford.

FAQs

Does University of Pittsburgh Bradford prefer SAT or ACT?

92% of students submit their SAT scores to Pitt-Bradford. 20% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into University of Pittsburgh Bradford?

73% of those who apply are granted admission to Pitt-Bradford. Admission competition is low and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for University of Pittsburgh Bradford?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 970 and 1160. 92% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for University of Pittsburgh Bradford?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 25. 20% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.