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Stritch Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Cardinal Stritch University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
78.3%
Admission Difficulty for Cardinal Stritch University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Stritch and can I get accepted? The school has a 78% acceptance rate. Last year, 503 out of 642 applicants were admitted making Cardinal Stritch University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 63 percent. Cardinal Stritch University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 28% 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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Stritch SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
980-1240
Applicants Submitting SAT
12%
SAT Scores for Cardinal Stritch University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 980
SAT Scores for Cardinal Stritch University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 620
SAT Math 75th 620
SAT Composite 75th 1240
Average SAT Score 1110

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

Cardinal Stritch University 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 850. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1110 out of 1600. 12 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

Cardinal Stritch University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1240 and Above Good >86%
1110 to 1240 Avg + 78%-86%
980 to 1110 Avg - 68%-78%
850 to 980 Reach 55%-68%
Less than 850 Low <55%
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Stritch ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
88%
ACT Scores for Cardinal Stritch University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Cardinal Stritch University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that Stritch regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 88 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Cardinal Stritch University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Cardinal Stritch University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >87%
20 to 23 Avg + 78%-87%
18 to 20 Avg - 70%-78%
16 to 18 Reach 60%-70%
Less than 16 Low <60%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.08
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into Cardinal Stritch University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Cardinal Stritch University was 3.08 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.08 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Stritch accepts 78% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Cardinal Stritch University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 12% Good
3.50 to 3.75 17% Good
3.25 to 3.50 18% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 14% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 22% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 12% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 6% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

69% of Cardinal Stritch University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Cardinal Stritch University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 9%
Top 25% of class 39%
Top 50% of class 69%
Bottom 50% of class 31%
Bottom 25% of class 7%

Admission Statistics

Cardinal Stritch University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 453 189 642
Accepted 357 146 503
Acceptance Rate 79% 77% 78%
Enrolled 95 47 142
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 27% 32% 28%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
12

Applicants have 12 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2019.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Cardinal Stritch University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Cardinal Stritch 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=238430 IPEDS survey data for Cardinal Stritch University.