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Colleges / Greenville University

Greenville University

Greenville, IL 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate94%

Greenville University Admissions

Greenville University is moderately difficult to get into. Greenville University admitted 94% of all applicants in 2022. Out of 1,459 applications received in 2023, 1,375 students were offered admission.

If you are planning on applying to Greenville University, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Greenville University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Greenville University's admissions stats.

Greenville University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.3
Mean SAT Score 1000
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 28%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 14%
Waitlist No

Greenville University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Greenville University.

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

Want to Apply Early to Greenville University?

Greenville University does not offer early decision or early action.

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

More on Greenville University Admissions

Transferring to Greenville University

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Greenville University

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

What's Most Important for Getting Into Greenville University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important 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. Curious about the factors that are considered by Greenville University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

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

Greenville University 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Greenville University, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Greenville University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Other Requirements English placement exam required of all International students
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Transcript of High School Record
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.25

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Greenville University?

Students admitted to Greenville University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3. Greenville University considers weighted GPA scores from incomging students.

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

Greenville 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, 28% of Greenville University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 14% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Greenville University?

To be competitive with other Greenville University applicants, you should strive to earn between 850 and 1100 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Greenville University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1100 and 25% of scored lower than 850, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Greenville University student is 1000.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Greenville University students scored 550 or higher and 75% of students scored 430 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Greenville University students scored 550 or higher, and 75% scored a 430 or higher.

To be most competitive at Greenville University, you should strive to earn between 16 and 25 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 25 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Greenville University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 25, and three out of four students scored lower than 25 on the ACT.

A 16 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Greenville University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 16.

More Information on Transferring to Greenville University

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

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

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Greenville University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Greenville University?

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

Does Greenville University accept transfer credits?

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

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

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

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

Do I have to submit test scores to Greenville University?

❌ No, Greenville University is test optional, so you can make the call whether to include your ACT or SAT scores. If you have higher than average scores, you probably want to include them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.

What is Greenville University's acceptance rate?

✅ Greenville University has an acceptance rate of 94%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Greenville University?

❌ Greenville University does not offer early decision.

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Greenville University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Greenville University? Greenville University is a somewhat selective institution. The Greenville University acceptance rate is 94%. This means that the institution accepts 94 out of every 100 applicants.


Greenville University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Greenville University is Continuous processing.

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

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

Greenville University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

850 - 1100


Math SAT Range

420 - 550


Reading SAT Range

430 - 550

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1100 and Above


850 to 1100


850 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Greenville University students is 1000. Applicants with SAT scores of 1100 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Greenville University, while applicants with SAT scores between 850 to 1100 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 850 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Greenville University.

Greenville University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Greenville University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.28. 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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