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Cleary University

Howell, MI 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate48%

Cleary University Admissions

It is moderately difficult to get into Cleary University. The acceptance rate at Cleary University is 48%. Last year, 81 students applied to Cleary University and 39 were admitted.

If you are planning on applying to Cleary University, the deadline for Fall 2024 admissions is 7/15 and the application fee is $35.

Cleary University Admissions Stats at a Glance

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

Cleary University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Waitlist No

Cleary University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Cleary University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No
Regular Decision Yes 7 15

Want to Apply Early to Cleary University?

Cleary University does not offer early decision or early action.

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

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Transferring to Cleary University

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Cleary University

Cleary University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Cleary University?

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 given the most weight in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Cleary University

Wondering what factors are considered by Cleary University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

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

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

Cleary University Application Requirements

To apply to Cleary University, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Cleary 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 minimum ACT score of 19 for freshmen, minimum high school GPA of 2.0 for non-traditional and transfer students
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 Cleary University?

Cleary University has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects 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

Cleary University 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.

More Information on Transferring to Cleary University

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

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

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

Cleary University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Cleary University?

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

Does Cleary University accept transfer credits?

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

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

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

✅ Cleary University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Cleary University?

✅ Cleary University is not test optional.

What is Cleary University's acceptance rate?

✅ Cleary University has an acceptance rate of 48%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Cleary University?

❌ Cleary University does not offer early decision.

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Cleary University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


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


Cleary University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jul 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Cleary University is Jul 15.

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

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

Cleary University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

Cleary University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

Not available

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