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Chances of getting into Saint Norbert College

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
84%
Admission Difficulty for Saint Norbert College
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Challenging 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into SNC and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at SNC is 84%.  It ranks #26 in Wisconsin for lowest rate of acceptance. Saint Norbert College is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 2,829 out of 3,358 applicants were admitted.

The school has challenging admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 47 percent (SAT 1020/1220 ACT 22/28). Saint Norbert College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.58. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top quarter of their high school class. 16% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Saint Norbert College. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 12% of students submitted SAT scores and 94% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..

SNC SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
1020-1220
Applicants Submitting SAT 
12%
SAT Scores for Saint Norbert College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 500
SAT Math 25th 520
SAT Composite 25th 1020
SAT Scores for Saint Norbert College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 610
SAT Math 75th 610
SAT Composite 75th 1220
Average SAT Score 1120

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Saint Norbert College?

Saint Norbert College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 57 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1020 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 920. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1120 out of 1600. SNC ranks #7 in Wisconsin for highest average SAT composite score. 12 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

Saint Norbert College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1220 and Above Good >91%
1120 to 1220 Avg + 84%-91%
1020 to 1120 Avg - 73%-84%
920 to 1020 Reach 59%-73%
Less than 920 Low <59%
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SNC ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
22-28 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
94%
ACT Scores for Saint Norbert College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 21
ACT Math 25th 21
ACT Composite 25th 22
ACT Scores for Saint Norbert College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 27
ACT Math 75th 27
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 SNC?

Admission data indicates that SNC regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 19 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 25 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #5 in Wisconsin for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 94 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Saint Norbert College.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Saint Norbert College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
28 and Above Good >91%
25 to 28 Avg + 84%-91%
22 to 25 Avg - 73%-84%
19 to 22 Reach 59%-73%
Less than 19 Low <59%
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SNC GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.58
Typical High School Grades 
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Saint Norbert College?

Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into SNC. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Saint Norbert College was 3.58 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #7 in Wisconsin for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.58 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as SNC accepts 84% of all applicants.

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High School GPA's for admitted Saint Norbert College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 19.22% Good
3.75 to 3.99 25.63% Avg +
3.50 to 3.74 21.05% Avg -
3.25 to 3.49 12.59% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 8.7% Reach
2.50 to 2.99 11.21% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 1.37% Reach
1.00 to 1.99 0.23% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

60% of Saint Norbert College freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Saint Norbert College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 27%
Top 25% of class 60%
Top 50% of class 90%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

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Admission Statistics

Saint Norbert College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,957 1,401 3,358
Accepted 1,669 1,160 2,829
Acceptance Rate 85% 83% 84%
Enrolled 278 180 458
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 17% 16% 16%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Saint Norbert College is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Saint Norbert College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Saint Norbert College Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Saint Norbert College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=239716 IPEDS survey data for Saint Norbert College.

FAQs

Does Saint Norbert College prefer SAT or ACT?

12% of students submit their SAT scores to SNC. 94% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Saint Norbert College?

84% of those who apply are granted admission to SNC. Admission competition is and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Saint Norbert College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1020 and 1220. 12% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Saint Norbert College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 22 and 28. 94% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.