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Viterbo Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

61.5%
Admission Difficulty for Viterbo University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionLow

Can I get into Viterbo? The school has a 61% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,073 out of 1,746 applicants were admitted making Viterbo a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 42 percent. Viterbo University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 27% 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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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1100-1260
Applicants Submitting SAT
4%
SAT Scores for Viterbo University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 560
SAT Math 25th 540
SAT Composite 25th 1100
SAT Scores for Viterbo University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 670
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1260
Estimated Average SAT 1180
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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Viterbo University?

Viterbo University typically requires applicants to be in the top 41 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1100 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 1020. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1180 out of 1600. 4 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

Viterbo University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1260 and Above Good >73%
1180 to 1260 Avg + 61%-73%
1100 to 1180 Avg - 48%-61%
1020 to 1100 Reach 35%-48%
Less than 1020 Low <35%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
21-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
93%
ACT Scores for Viterbo University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 21
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for Viterbo University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 26
Estimated Average ACT 23
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that Viterbo regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 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 26 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 93 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Viterbo University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Viterbo University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >75%
23 to 26 Avg + 61%-75%
21 to 23 Avg - 51%-61%
19 to 21 Reach 40%-51%
Less than 19 Low <40%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.48
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into Viterbo University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Viterbo University was 3.48 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Viterbo accepts 61% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Viterbo University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 34% Good
3.50 to 3.75 23% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 18% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 11% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 11% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 3% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

84% of Viterbo University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Viterbo University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 17%
Top 25% of class 45%
Top 50% of class 84%
Bottom 50% of class 16%
Bottom 25% of class 3%

Admission Statistics

Viterbo University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,157 589 1,746
Accepted 774 299 1,073
Acceptance Rate 67% 51% 61%
Enrolled 206 82 288
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 27% 27% 27%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 15, 2019
Days left to Apply
113

Applicants have 113 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Aug 15, 2019.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Viterbo before the Aug 15 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
May 4 May 17
Jun 1 Jul 10
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Jun 8 Jun 18
Jul 13 Jul 23

Admission Requirements

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

Viterbo University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Viterbo 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=240107 IPEDS survey data for Viterbo University.