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Pillar College

Newark, NJ 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate48%

Pillar College Admissions

It is not difficult to get into Pillar College. The college admitted 48% of all applicants in 2002. Out of 126 applications received in 2023, 61 students were offered admission.

If you are thinking about applying to Pillar College, the application fee costs $50.

Pillar College Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Pillar College's admissions stats.

Pillar College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 2%
Waitlist No

Pillar College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Pillar College.

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

Applying Early to Pillar College?

Pillar College does not offer early decision or early action.

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

More on Pillar College Admissions

How Challenging Is It To Get Admitted to Pillar College?

Pillar College is a not difficult school to get into. Pillar College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2022, Pillar College accepted 48% of students, around 61 of the 126 students who applied.

Schools that are not difficult to get into, like Pillar College, 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 Pillar College

It is not difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Pillar College

Pillar College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Pillar College?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are are most important 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 choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Pillar College

What does Pillar College consider 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
Character/Personal Qualities Very Important
Application Essay Very Important
Recommendation(s) Very Important
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Academic GPA Very Important
Extracurricular Activities Important
Interview Important
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Important
Geographical Residence Considered
State Residency Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Considered

Make sure to check with Pillar College for more information on admission factors.

Pillar College 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Pillar College, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with Pillar 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
Other Requirements English Placement Exam
Letter(s) of Recommendation

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Pillar College?

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

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

Pillar College 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.

In 2002, 2% of Pillar College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application.

More Information on Transferring to Pillar College

For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Pillar College.

For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is September 1. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Pillar College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Pillar College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Pillar College?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Pillar College.

Does Pillar College accept transfer credits?

✅ Pillar College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Pillar College accepts:

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

Does Pillar College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Pillar College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Pillar College?

✅ Pillar College is not test optional.

What is Pillar College's acceptance rate?

✅ Pillar College's acceptance rate is 48%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Pillar College?

❌ Pillar College does not offer early decision.

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Pillar College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective


How hard is it to get into Pillar College? Pillar College is a less selective institution. The Pillar College acceptance rate is 48%. This means that the institution accepts 48 out of every 100 applicants.


Pillar College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Sep 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Pillar College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Pillar College is Sep 1.

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

Pillar College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Pillar College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

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Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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