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La Roche University

Pittsburgh, PA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate97%

La Roche University Admissions

La Roche University is not difficult to get into. Around 97% of applicants get into La Roche University each year. Out of 3,222 applications received in 2023, 3,137 students were offered admission.

If you are applying to La Roche University, the fee for the application is $50.

La Roche University Admissions Stats at a Glance

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

La Roche University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 8%
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 31%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 5%
Waitlist No

La Roche University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for La Roche University.

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

Considering Applying Early to La Roche University?

La Roche University does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Explore 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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How Hard Is It To Get Admitted to La Roche University?

Getting into La Roche University is not difficult. La Roche University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2022, La Roche University accepted 97% of students, around 3,137 from the 3,222 applicants.

Schools that are not difficult to get into, like La Roche University, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT.

Transferring to La Roche University

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to La Roche University

La Roche University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does La Roche 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 when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating 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 put the most emphasis on the areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at La Roche University

Wondering what factors are considered by La Roche 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
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Standardized Test Scores Important
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Class Rank Considered
Application Essay Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Interview Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Volunteer Work Considered
Work Experience Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
First Generation Considered

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

La Roche University Application Requirements

To apply to La Roche University, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with La Roche 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) 2.03
Letter(s) of Recommendation 2
Other Requirements Reference Letter
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into La Roche University?

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

Out of all students that were admitted, 36% submitted a class rank. At La Roche University 8% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 19% were in the top 25% and 55% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At La Roche University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 12%
3.75 and 3.99 15%
3.50 and 3.74 20%
3.25 and 3.49 9%
3.00 and 3.24 14%
2.50 and 2.9 21%
2.00 and 2.49 9%

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 La Roche University directly.

About GPAs

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

La Roche 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, 31% of La Roche University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 5% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for La Roche University?

To be competitive with other La Roche University applicants, you should aim to score between 970 and 1170 (or higher!) on the SAT. At La Roche University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1170 and 25% of scored lower than 970, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of La Roche University students scored 610 or higher and 75% of students scored 475 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of La Roche University students scored 560 or higher, and 75% scored a 475 or higher.

To be most competitive at La Roche University, you should strive to earn between 20 and 26 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 26 means you fall in the 75th percentile for La Roche 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 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for La Roche University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.

More Information on Transferring to La Roche University

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

Transfer students can enroll in La Roche University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

La Roche University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to La Roche University?

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

Does La Roche University accept transfer credits?

✅ La Roche University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. La Roche University accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

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

✅ La Roche University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to La Roche University?

❌ No, La Roche University is test optional, so you can make the call whether to include your standardized test scores. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you may want to send them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you may want not want to include them in your application.

What is La Roche University's acceptance rate?

✅ La Roche University has an acceptance rate of 97%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at La Roche University?

❌ La Roche University does not offer early decision.

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La Roche University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective


How hard is it to get into La Roche University? La Roche University is a less selective institution. The La Roche University acceptance rate is 97%. This means that the institution accepts 97 out of every 100 applicants.


La Roche University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Not available

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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

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

La Roche University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

970 - 1170


Math SAT Range

495 - 610


Reading SAT Range

475 - 560

La Roche University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

Not available

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