If you want to apply to Loras College, the fee for the application costs $0. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for an application fee waiver.
Loras College 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.
Getting into Loras College is moderately difficult. Loras College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Loras College accepted 58% of all applicants., around 1,449 of the 2,482 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Loras College, 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.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important 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 strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the areas where you shine.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
To apply, all applicants to Loras College must submit the following items. Double check with Loras College'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|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1||1|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Loras College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Loras College, students GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||19%|
|3.50 and 3.74||21%|
|3.25 and 3.49||20%|
|3.00 and 3.24||0%|
|2.50 and 2.9||17%|
|2.00 and 2.49||4%|
|Loras College does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.|
Loras College 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 2021, 32% of Loras College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 72% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Loras College applicants, you should strive to earn between 980 and 1155 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Loras College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1155 and 25% of scored lower than 980, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Loras College student is 1072.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Loras College students scored 580 or higher and 75% of students scored 493 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Loras College students scored 590 or higher, and 75% scored a 493 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Loras College, you should strive to earn between 19 and 25 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 25 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Loras College'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 19 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Loras College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 19.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Loras College.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Loras College during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Winter Term Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Loras College?
Students who are admitted to Loras College must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..
Does Loras College accept transfer credits?
Loras College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Loras College accepts:
CLEP subject tests ACE recommendations for credit
Does Loras College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Loras College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Loras College?
No, Loras College is test optional, so you can choose if you want to to include your standardized test scores. If you have higher than average scores, you should strongly consider submitting them. If you scored lower than a school's average,, you may want not want to include them in your application..
How hard is it to get into Loras College? Loras College is a somewhat selective institution. The Loras College acceptance rate is 58%. This means that the institution accepts 58 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Loras College is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Loras College is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Loras College is 22. Students with an ACT score of 25 and above have a good chance of getting into Loras College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 25 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 19 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1155 and Above
980 to 1155
980 and Less
The median SAT score for Loras College students is 1072. Applicants with SAT scores of 1155 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Loras College, while applicants with SAT scores between 980 to 1155 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 980 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Loras College.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Loras College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.45. 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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