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SNC Admission Requirements

De Pere, Wisconsin

Chances of getting into Saint Norbert College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
77.7%
Admission Difficulty for Saint Norbert College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into SNC and can I get accepted? The school has a 78% acceptance rate ranking it #25 in Wisconsin for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,199 out of 4,118 applicants were admitted making Saint Norbert College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 46 percent. Saint Norbert College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 19% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

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Find out which students are getting accepted at SNC, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.

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SNC SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1030-1210
Applicants Submitting SAT
12%
SAT Scores for Saint Norbert College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 520
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1030
SAT Scores for Saint Norbert College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 620
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1210
Average SAT Score 1120

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Saint Norbert College typically requires applicants to be in the top 55 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1030 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 940. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1120 out of 1600. The school ranks #10 in Wisconsin for highest average SAT composite score. 12 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Saint Norbert College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1210 and Above Good >86%
1120 to 1210 Avg + 78%-86%
1030 to 1120 Avg - 68%-78%
940 to 1030 Reach 55%-68%
Less than 940 Low <55%
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SNC ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
22-27 
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 27
Average ACT Score 24

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 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #8 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.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Saint Norbert College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
27 and Above Good >87%
24 to 27 Avg + 78%-87%
22 to 24 Avg - 70%-78%
20 to 22 Reach 60%-70%
Less than 20 Low <60%
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SNC GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.46
Typical High School Grades
B+

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

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into SNC. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Saint Norbert College was 3.46 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #8 in Wisconsin for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.46 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as SNC accepts 78% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Saint Norbert College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 33% Good
3.50 to 3.75 19% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 17% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 14% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 14% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 3% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

High School Class Rank

56% 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 56%
Top 50% of class 87%
Bottom 50% of class 13%
Bottom 25% of class 2%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Saint Norbert College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,494 1,624 4,118
Accepted 1,969 1,230 3,199
Acceptance Rate 79% 76% 78%
Enrolled 384 236 620
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 20% 19% 19%

Admission Requirements

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

Saint Norbert College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
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

Other Colleges to Consider

Other Colleges to Consider
Subject Percent of Class
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Silver Lake College of the Holy Family

Manitowoc, Wisconsin

R
Ripon College

Ripon, Wisconsin

M
Maranatha Baptist Bible College

Watertown, Wisconsin

W
Wisconsin Lutheran College

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

E
Edgewood College

Madison, Wisconsin

N
North Central College

Naperville, Illinois

A
Alma College

Alma, Michigan

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?

78% 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 1030 and 1210. 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 27. 94% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.


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