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Cornerstone University Admissions

If you are considering submitting an applicationto Cornerstone University, the application fee is $0. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for an application fee waiver.

Applying Early to Cornerstone University?

Cornerstone 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.

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

What Does Cornerstone University Look For in an Applicant?

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 strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Cornerstone University

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Not Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Not Considered
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Not Considered
Work Experience Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities Not Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Not Considered
Application Essay Very Important
First Generation Not Considered
Interview Not Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Not Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Not Considered
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Volunteer Work Not Considered

Cornerstone University Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Cornerstone University must submit the following items. Double check with Cornerstone 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) 2.5
Other Requirements pastoral letter
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Cornerstone University?

Students admitted to Cornerstone University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.

Out of all students that were admitted, 133% submitted a class rank. At Cornerstone University 5% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 10% were in the top 25% and 41% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Cornerstone University, students GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 133%
3.75 and 3.99 28.48%
3.50 and 3.74 20.05%
3.25 and 3.49 12.29%
3.00 and 3.24 9.35%
2.50 and 2.9 10.85%
2.00 and 2.49 1.47%
Cornerstone University does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

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

In 2021, 84% of Cornerstone University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 20% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Cornerstone University?

To be competitive with other Cornerstone University applicants, you should strive to earn between 940 and 1160 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Cornerstone University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1160 and 25% of scored lower than 940, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Cornerstone University students scored 470 or higher and 75% of students scored 580 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Cornerstone University students scored 590 or higher, and 75% scored a 580 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for Cornerstone University?

To be most competitive at Cornerstone University, you should strive to earn between 19 and 26 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 26 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Cornerstone University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 26, and three out of four students scored lower than 26 on the ACT.

A 19 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Cornerstone University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 19.

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Transferring to Cornerstone UniversityTransfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Cornerstone University during the following terms: Fall Term Winter Term Spring Term Winter Term Summer Term

Cornerstone University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Cornerstone University?

Students who are admitted to Cornerstone University must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..

Does Cornerstone University accept transfer credits?

Cornerstone University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Cornerstone University accepts:

DSST/DANTES Life Long Learning Credit ACE recommendations for credit

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

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Do I have to submit test scores to Cornerstone University?

Cornerstone University. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

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Cornerstone University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

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Cornerstone University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Not available

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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

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

Cornerstone University ACT Scores

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ACT Range

19 - 26

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

26 and Above

Good

19 to 26

Avg

19 and Less

Low

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Cornerstone University SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

940 - 1160

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Math SAT Range

460 - 470

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Reading SAT Range

580 - 590

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Cornerstone University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.56

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Cornerstone University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.56. 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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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,917

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

87%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$24,500

Out-of-State

$24,500

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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