University of Scranton Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into University of Scranton
How hard is it to get into University of Scranton and can I get accepted? The school has a 75% acceptance rate ranking it #67 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 7,480 out of 10,002 applicants were admitted making University of Scranton a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 32 percent. University of Scranton typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 12% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
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University of Scranton SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT65%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||590|
|SAT Math 25th||560|
|SAT Composite 25th||1150|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||680|
|SAT Math 75th||660|
|SAT Composite 75th||1340|
|Average SAT Score||1250|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Scranton?
University of Scranton typically requires applicants to be in the top 32 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1150 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 1050. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1250 out of 1600. The school ranks #20 in Pennsylvania for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 65 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1340 and Above||Good||>84%|
|1245 to 1340||Avg +||75%-84%|
|1150 to 1245||Avg -||64%-75%|
|1055 to 1150||Reach||51%-64%|
|Less than 1055||Low||<51%|
University of Scranton ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT37%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||N/A|
|ACT Math 25th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 25th||23|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||N/A|
|ACT Math 75th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 75th||28|
|Average ACT Score||25|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into University of Scranton?
Admission data indicates that University of Scranton regularly accepts students with ACT's of 23 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 32 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #21 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 37 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Scranton.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|28 and Above||Good||>85%|
|25 to 28||Avg +||75%-85%|
|23 to 25||Avg -||66%-75%|
|21 to 23||Reach||56%-66%|
|Less than 21||Low||<56%|
Avg. High School GPA3.37
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need above average high school grades to get into University of Scranton. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Scranton was 3.37 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #38 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as University of Scranton accepts 75% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||21%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||20%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||18%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||16%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||3%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
59% of University of Scranton freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||25%|
|Top 25% of class||59%|
|Top 50% of class||85%|
|Bottom 50% of class||15%|
|Bottom 25% of class||3%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||12%||13%||12%|
Applications were DueMar 1, 2019
Days left to ApplyNone
The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Mar 1, 2019.
What are the requirements for admission to University of Scranton and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=215929 IPEDS survey data for University of Scranton.