If you are thinking about applying to Cedarville University, the fee for the application is $30. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.
Cedarville University does not offer early decision or early action..
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Getting into Cedarville University is moderately difficult. Cedarville University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny or waitlist.
In 2021, Cedarville University **accepted 59% of students, around 2,971 of the 5,008 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Cedarville University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult. Cedarville University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
To apply, all applicants to Cedarville University must submit the following items. Double check with Cedarville 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||√|
|Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale)||3|
|Other Requirements||√||clear testimony of faith in Jesus Christ and evidence of a consistent Christian lifestyle, minimum ACT score of 22 or SAT score of 1020, minimum 3.0 unweighted, cumulative GPA in college prep course work|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Cedarville University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.9.
Out of all students that were admitted, 45% submitted a class rank. At Cedarville University 34% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 62% were in the top 25% and 87% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Cedarville University, students GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||63.6%|
|3.50 and 3.74||13.5%|
|3.25 and 3.49||7.1%|
|3.00 and 3.24||4%|
|2.50 and 2.9||2%|
|2.00 and 2.49||0%|
|Cedarville University does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.|
Cedarville University has a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 49% of Cedarville University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 71% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Cedarville University applicants, you should strive to earn between 1120 and 1330 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Cedarville University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1330 and 25% of scored lower than 1120, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Cedarville University student is 1228.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Cedarville University students scored 670 or higher and 75% of students scored 570 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Cedarville University students scored 680 or higher, and 75% scored a 570 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Cedarville University, you should strive to earn between 23 and 30 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 30 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Cedarville University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 30, and three out of four students scored lower than 30 on the ACT.
A 23 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Cedarville University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 23.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Cedarville University.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Cedarville University during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Cedarville University?
Students who are admitted to Cedarville University must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..
Does Cedarville University accept transfer credits?
Cedarville University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Cedarville University accepts:
Does Cedarville University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Cedarville University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Cedarville University?
No, Cedarville University is test optional, so you can decide whether or not 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..
How hard is it to get into Cedarville University? Cedarville University is a somewhat selective institution. The Cedarville University acceptance rate is 59%. This means that the institution accepts 59 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Cedarville University is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Cedarville University is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Cedarville University is 26. Students with an ACT score of 30 and above have a good chance of getting into Cedarville University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 23 and 30 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 23 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1330 and Above
1120 to 1330
1120 and Less
The median SAT score for Cedarville University students is 1228. Applicants with SAT scores of 1330 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Cedarville University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1120 to 1330 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1120 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Cedarville University.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Cedarville University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.9. 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.
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