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Pitt-Bradford Admission Requirements

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Chances of getting into University of Pittsburgh Bradford

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
79%
Admission Difficulty for University of Pittsburgh Bradford
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Easy 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into Pitt-Bradford and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Pitt-Bradford is 79%.  It ranks #59 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. University of Pittsburgh Bradford is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 3,037 out of 3,835 applicants were admitted.

The school has easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 66 percent (SAT 950/1145 ACT 18/25). University of Pittsburgh Bradford typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.29. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 12% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Pitt-Bradford application fee is $0 and applications are due by Apr 15.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to University of Pittsburgh Bradford. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 92% of students submitted SAT scores and 20% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..

Pitt-Bradford SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
950-1145
Applicants Submitting SAT 
92%
SAT Scores for University of Pittsburgh Bradford
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 470
SAT Composite 25th 950
SAT Scores for University of Pittsburgh Bradford
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 575
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1145
Average SAT Score 1050

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 69 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 950 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 850. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1050 out of 1600. Pitt-Bradford ranks #48 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.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 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 
1145 and Above Good >88%
1047 to 1145 Avg + 79%-88%
950 to 1047 Avg - 67%-79%
853 to 950 Reach 51%-67%
Less than 853 Low <51%
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Pitt-Bradford ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
18-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
20%
ACT Scores for University of Pittsburgh Bradford
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for University of Pittsburgh Bradford
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 24
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 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 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #45 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 20 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Pittsburgh Bradford.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 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 >89%
21 to 25 Avg + 79%-89%
18 to 21 Avg - 68%-79%
15 to 18 Reach 56%-68%
Less than 15 Low <56%
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Pitt-Bradford GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.29
Typical High School Grades 
B

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

Applicants require above 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 3.29 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #77 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.29 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Pitt-Bradford accepts 79% of all applicants.

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High School GPA's for admitted University of Pittsburgh Bradford students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 12.0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 11.0% Good
3.50 to 3.74 20.0% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 12.0% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 16.0% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 19.0% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 9.0% Reach
1.00 to 1.99 1.0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

79% 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 13%
Top 25% of class 42%
Top 50% of class 79%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

University of Pittsburgh Bradford admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,245 1,590 3,835
Accepted 1,751 1,286 3,037
Acceptance Rate 78% 81% 79%
Enrolled 206 160 366
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 12% 12% 12%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Apr 15, 2023
Days left to Apply
137

Applicants have 137 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Apr 15, 2023.

Application Fee

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

Application 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 Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not 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?

79% of those who apply are granted admission to Pitt-Bradford. Admission competition is and the college has easy 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 950 and 1145. 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 18 and 25. 20% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.