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Averett University

Danville, VA 2-Year Grad Private
Acceptance Rate48%
Acceptance Rate48%

Averett University Admissions

Reach out to Averett University's admissions department for more information on applying.

Application fees can accumulate quickly, but some colleges do have free applications and students who need them, may be eligible for an application fee waiver.

Students who submit their applications to Averett University for fall semester should anticipate a decision by September 1.

Averett University Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Averett University's admissions stats.

Averett University 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.1
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 9%
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 21%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 13%
Waitlist No

Averett University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Averett University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––

Applying Early to Averett University?

Averett University does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Find a list of some competetive colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

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How To Get Into Averett University

Getting into Averett University is not difficult.

In 2021, Averett University accepted 48% of all applicants, approximately 1,652 from 3,462 applicants.

Schools that are not difficult to get into, like Averett University, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT.

For applicants who are not residents of Virginia, getting into Averett University is not difficult.

Transferring to Averett University

Transfer student admissions is not difficult.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Averett University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Averett University

What does Averett University consider during the admissions process? Listed below are factors commonly taken into consideration during admissions decisions.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Class Rank Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
Standardized Test Scores Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Application Essay Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Volunteer Work Considered

Make sure to check with Averett University for more information on admission factors.

Averett University Application Requirements

To apply to Averett University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Averett University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Other Requirements SAT/ACT is optional
Transcript(S) of College Record
Standardized Test Scores
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)
Transcript of High School Record
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.5

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Averett University?

Students admitted to Averett University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.1.

Out of all students that were admitted, 65% submitted a class rank. At Averett University 9% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 26% were in the top 25% and 53% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Averett University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 11%
3.75 and 3.99 7%
3.50 and 3.74 11%
3.25 and 3.49 10%
3.00 and 3.24 22%
2.50 and 2.9 22%
2.00 and 2.49 15%

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Averett University directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Averett University considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Averett University is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2022, 21% of Averett University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 13% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Averett University?

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Averett University students scored 585 or higher and 75% of students scored 460 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Averett University students scored 520 or higher, and 75% scored a 460 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for Averett University?

To be most competitive at Averett University, you should strive to earn between 17 and 21.5 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 21.5 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Averett University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 21.5, and three out of four students scored lower than 21.5 on the ACT.

A 17 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Averett University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 17.

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More Information on Transferring to Averett University

For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Averett University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Averett University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Averett University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Averett University?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Averett University.

Does Averett University accept transfer credits?

✅ Averett University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Averett University accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit

Does Averett University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Averett University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Averett University?

❌ No, Averett University is test optional, so you can choose whether to send your standardized test scores. If you have higher than average scores, you may want to send them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.

What is Averett University's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for Averett University is 48%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Averett University?

❌ Averett University does not offer early decision.

What is the early action acceptance rate at Averett University?

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Averett University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective


How hard is it to get into Averett University? Averett University is a less selective institution. The Averett University acceptance rate is 48%. This means that the institution accepts 47 out of every 100 applicants.


Averett University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Not available

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Averett University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Averett University ACT Scores


ACT Range

17 - 22

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

22 and Above


17 to 22


17 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Averett University is 19. Students with an ACT score of 22 and above have a good chance of getting into Averett University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 17 and 22 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 17 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Averett University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

450 - 585


Reading SAT Range

460 - 520

Averett University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Averett University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.07. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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