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Chances of getting into Averett University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
60.6%
Admission Difficulty for Averett University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into AU and can I get accepted? The school has a 61% acceptance rate ranking it #15 in Virginia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,717 out of 2,833 applicants were admitted making AU a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 77 percent. Averett University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 17% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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AU SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
890-980
Applicants Submitting SAT
73%
SAT Scores for Averett University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 440
SAT Math 25th 450
SAT Composite 25th 890
SAT Scores for Averett University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 490
SAT Math 75th 490
SAT Composite 75th 980
Average SAT Score 940

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Averett University?

Averett University typically requires applicants to be in the top 79 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 890 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 840. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 940 out of 1600. The school ranks #36 in Virginia for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 73 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Averett University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
980 and Above Good >73%
935 to 980 Avg + 61%-73%
890 to 935 Avg - 48%-61%
845 to 890 Reach 35%-48%
Less than 845 Low <35%
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AU ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
16-22 
Applicants Submitting ACT
22%
ACT Scores for Averett University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th 16
ACT Scores for Averett University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th 22
Average ACT Score 19

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into AU?

Admission data indicates that AU regularly accepts students with ACT's of 16 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 75 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 13 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 19 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #33 in Virginia for highest average ACT composite score. 22 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Averett University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Averett University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
22 and Above Good >73%
19 to 22 Avg + 61%-73%
16 to 19 Avg - 48%-61%
13 to 16 Reach 35%-48%
Less than 13 Low <35%
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AU GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.17
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into Averett University?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into AU. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Averett University was 3.17 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #34 in Virginia for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as AU accepts 61% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Averett University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 17% Good
3.50 to 3.75 13% Good
3.25 to 3.50 12% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 21% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 22% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 14% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 1% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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Admission Statistics

Averett University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,333 1,479 2,833
Accepted 794 917 1,717
Acceptance Rate 60% 62% 61%
Enrolled 105 187 292
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 13% 20% 17%

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jun 1, 2021
Days left to Apply
252

Applicants have 252 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jun 1, 2021.

Admission Requirements

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

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Averett University
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=231420 IPEDS survey data for Averett University.

FAQs

Does Averett University prefer SAT or ACT?

73% of students submit their SAT scores to AU. 22% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Averett University?

61% of those who apply are granted admission to AU. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Averett University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 890 and 980. 73% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Averett University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 16 and 22. 22% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.