The acceptance rate at University of Scranton is 79%. It ranks #60 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. University of Scranton is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 7,315 out of 9,291 applicants were admitted.
The school has difficult admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 36 percent (SAT 1100/1280 ACT 23/28). University of Scranton typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average weighted GPA around 3.6. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top quarter of their high school class. 12% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The University of Scranton application fee is $0 and applications are due by Mar 15.
You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. University of Scranton is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to COVID-19.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||560|
|SAT Math 25th||540|
|SAT Composite 25th||1100|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||640|
|SAT Math 75th||640|
|SAT Composite 75th||1280|
|Average SAT Score||1190
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Scranton?
University of Scranton typically prefers applicants to be in the top 41 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1100 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 1010. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1190 out of 1600. University of Scranton ranks #18 in Pennsylvania for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 81 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||22|
|ACT Math 25th||22|
|ACT Composite 25th||23|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||30|
|ACT Math 75th||28|
|ACT Composite 75th||28|
|Average ACT Score||25
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. 30 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Scranton.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
What GPA do you need to get into University of Scranton?
Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into University of Scranton. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Scranton was 3.6 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #26 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.6 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as University of Scranton accepts 79% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||22.0%||Avg +|
|3.50 to 3.74||26.0%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.49||12.0%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.24||11.0%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.99||10.0%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.49||0%||Low|
|1.00 to 1.99||0%||Low|
|less than 1.00||0%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
63% 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||35%|
|Top 25% of class||63%|
|Top 50% of class||88%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||12%||12%||12%|
The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Mar 15, 2022.
The cost for prospective students to apply to University of Scranton is $0. The school is free to apply to.
What are the requirements for admission to University of Scranton and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|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.
81% of students submit their SAT scores to University of Scranton. 30% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
79% of those who apply are granted admission to University of Scranton. Admission competition is and the college has difficult admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1100 and 1280. 81% 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 23 and 28. 30% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.