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Chances of getting into Averett University

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
69%
Admission Difficulty for Averett University
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Extremely Easy 
Applicant Competition Low 
How hard is it to get into AU and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at AU is 69%.  It ranks #13 in Virginia for lowest rate of acceptance. AU is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 1,840 out of 2,652 applicants were admitted.

The school has extremely easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 81 percent (SAT 880/1090 ACT 15/21). Averett University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.23. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 15% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The AU application fee is $0 and applications are due by Jun 1.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Averett University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.

AU SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
880-1090
Applicants Submitting SAT 
73%
SAT Scores for Averett University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 440
SAT Math 25th 440
SAT Composite 25th 880
SAT Scores for Averett University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 560
SAT Math 75th 530
SAT Composite 75th 1090
Average SAT Score 990

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Averett University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 81 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 880 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 770. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 990 out of 1600. AU ranks #30 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.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Averett University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1090 and Above Good >81%
985 to 1090 Avg + 69%-81%
880 to 985 Avg - 54%-69%
775 to 880 Reach 38%-54%
Less than 775 Low <38%
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AU ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
15-21 
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 15
ACT Scores for Averett University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th 21
Average ACT Score 18

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 15 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 81 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 12 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 18 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 21 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #31 in Virginia for highest average ACT composite score. 22 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Averett University.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Averett University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
21 and Above Good >81%
18 to 21 Avg + 69%-81%
15 to 18 Avg - 54%-69%
12 to 15 Reach 38%-54%
Less than 12 Low <38%
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AU GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.23
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 3.23 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 69% of students who apply.

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High School GPA's for admitted Averett University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 12.6% Good
3.75 to 3.99 8.9% Good
3.50 to 3.74 13.6% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 14.8% Avg +
3.00 to 3.24 15.9% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 21.8% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 11.4% 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

54% of Averett University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Averett University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 7%
Top 25% of class 21%
Top 50% of class 54%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Averett University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,185 1,467 2,652
Accepted 803 1,037 1,840
Acceptance Rate 68% 71% 69%
Enrolled 105 165 270
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 13% 16% 15%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jun 1, 2023
Days left to Apply
246

Applicants have 246 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Jun 1, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Averett University is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

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

Averett University Application Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Considered but not required
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies 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?

69% 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 880 and 1090. 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 15 and 21. 22% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.