Chances of getting into Saint Norbert College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
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.

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SNC SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
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

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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. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

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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
Applicants Submitting ACT
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.

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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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

You will need above average high school grades to get into Saint Norbert College. 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.

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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 considerations affect 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

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education IPEDS survey data for Saint Norbert College.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

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.

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.

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.