If you are applying to Holy Names University, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.
Here's an overiew of some of Holy Names University's admissions stats.
|Holy Names University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.4|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||9%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are not considered|
These are the application deadlines for Holy Names University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Holy Names University does not offer early decision or early action.
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It is moderately difficult to get into Holy Names University. Holy Names University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Holy Names University accepted 89% of students, around 1,679 from the 1,884 applicants.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Holy Names 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.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Holy Names University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. 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 areas where you shine.
What does Holy Names University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Considered|
Make sure to check with Holy Names University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Holy Names University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Holy Names University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Holy Names University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.
Out of all students that were admitted, 54% submitted a class rank. At Holy Names University 9% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 24% were in the top 25% and 50% were in the top 50%.
At Holy Names University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||23%|
|3.50 and 3.74||20%|
|3.25 and 3.49||21%|
|3.00 and 3.24||18%|
|2.50 and 2.9||17%|
|2.00 and 2.49||1%|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Holy Names University directly.
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.
Holy Names University does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Holy Names 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.
For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Holy Names University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Holy Names University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Holy Names University?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Holy Names University.
Does Holy Names University accept transfer credits?
✅ Holy Names University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Holy Names University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES
Does Holy Names University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Holy Names University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Holy Names University?
✅ Holy Names University is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.
What is Holy Names University's acceptance rate?
✅ Holy Names University has an acceptance rate of 89%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Holy Names University?
❌ Holy Names University does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Holy Names University? Holy Names University is a somewhat selective institution. The Holy Names University acceptance rate is 89%. This means that the institution accepts 89 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Holy Names University is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Holy Names University is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Holy Names University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.35. 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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