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Bradford, Pennsylvania

Pitt-Bradford Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into University of Pittsburgh Bradford

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
49.1%
Admission Difficulty for University of Pittsburgh Bradford
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into Pitt-Bradford and can I get accepted? The school has a 49% acceptance rate ranking it #15 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,504 out of 3,061 applicants were admitted making Pitt-Bradford a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 56 percent. University of Pittsburgh Bradford typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 24% 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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Pitt-Bradford SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
980-1160
Applicants Submitting SAT
92%
SAT Scores for University of Pittsburgh Bradford
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 490
SAT Composite 25th 980
SAT Scores for University of Pittsburgh Bradford
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 580
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1160
Average SAT Score 1070

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

University of Pittsburgh Bradford typically requires applicants to be in the top 64 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 980 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 890. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1070 out of 1600. The school ranks #65 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. 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

University of Pittsburgh Bradford admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1160 and Above Good >62%
1070 to 1160 Avg + 49%-62%
980 to 1070 Avg - 36%-49%
890 to 980 Reach 25%-36%
Less than 890 Low <25%
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Pitt-Bradford ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
20%
ACT Scores for University of Pittsburgh Bradford
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for University of Pittsburgh Bradford
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 22

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 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 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 #58 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 20 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Pittsburgh Bradford.

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 >64%
22 to 25 Avg + 49%-64%
20 to 22 Avg - 39%-49%
18 to 20 Reach 29%-39%
Less than 18 Low <29%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.18
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into University of Pittsburgh 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. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Pitt-Bradford will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

 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

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%

Admission Statistics

University of Pittsburgh Bradford admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,888 1,173 3,061
Accepted 913 591 1,504
Acceptance Rate 48% 50% 49%
Enrolled 201 154 355
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 22% 26% 24%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Pittsburgh Bradford and what considerations affect 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

49% of those who apply are granted admission to Pitt-Bradford. Admission competition is low and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 980 and 1160. 92% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

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