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Chestnut Hill College Admissions

the application fee is $35. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be able eligible for an application fee waiver.

How hard is it to get into Chestnut Hill College?

Getting into Chestnut Hill College is moderately difficult.

Chestnut Hill College accepted 97% of all applicants in 2021, around 1,649 of the 1,697 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Chestnut Hill College, 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.

Thinking of applying early to Chestnut Hill College?

Chestnut Hill College does not offer early decision. Chestnut Hill College does not offer 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.

Chestnut Hill College accepts 97% of all applicants for all deadlines.

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.

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Chestnut Hill College?

Students admitted to Chestnut Hill College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.1.

Out of all students that were admitted, 38% submitted a class rank. At Chestnut Hill College 8% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 24% were in the top 25% and 60% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. At Chestnut Hill College, students GPAs fall in the following ranges:

4.0 GPA (38%)

3.75 and 3.99 (7.03%)

3.50 and 3.74 (18.38%)

3.25 and 3.49 (17.3%)

3.00 and 3.24 (21.08%)

2.50 and 2.9 (19.46%)

2.00 and 2.49 (9.73%)

Chestnut Hill College does consider standardized test scores when making admissions decisions.

Chestnut Hill College does not have 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, 78% of Chestnut Hill College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 0% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a good SAT score for Chestnut Hill College?

To be competitive with other Chestnut Hill College applicants, you should strive to earn between 890 and 1090 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Chestnut Hill College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1090 and 25% of scored lower than 890, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Chestnut Hill College students scored 540 or higher and 75% of students scored 460 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Chestnut Hill College students scored 550 or higher, and 75% scored a 460 or higher.

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Transferring to Chestnut Hill College

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Chestnut Hill College.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transferring Credits Into Chestnut Hill College

Chestnut Hill College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.

Chestnut Hill College accepts the follow types of transfer credits: CLEP subject tests CLEP general tests ACE recommendations for credit

Transfer students can enroll in Chestnut Hill College for the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term

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Can I defer my admissions at Chestnut Hill College? Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Chestnut Hill College.

Does Chestnut Hill College accept International Baccalaureate (IB)? Yes, Harvard does accept IB credits.

Chestnut Hill College does accept International Baccalaureate credits.

Chestnut Hill College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Chestnut Hill College? Chestnut Hill College is a somewhat selective institution. The Chestnut Hill College acceptance rate is 97%. This means that the institution accepts 97 out of every 100 applicants.



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Chestnut Hill College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Chestnut Hill College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Chestnut Hill College is Continuous processing.

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

Chestnut Hill College ACT Scores


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Chestnut Hill College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

890 - 1090


Math SAT Range

440 - 540


Reading SAT Range

460 - 550

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Chestnut Hill College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Chestnut Hill College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.12. 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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