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College for Professional Studies Admissions

If you want to apply to College for Professional Studies, the regular decision application deadline is August 1 and Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for an application fee waiver.

Students who submit their applications for Fall should hear back from College for Professional Studies by September 15.

Considering Applying Early to College for Professional Studies?

Regis University 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.

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

How To Get Into Regis University

College for Professional Studies is amoderately difficult school to get into. College for Professional Studies evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, College for Professional Studies **accepted 78% of students, around 4,623 of the 5,912 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like College for Professional Studies, 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. Admissions to post-traditional undergraduate transfer students is program not competitive.

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

What Does College for Professional Studies Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. 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're strong.

Admissions Factors at College for Professional Studies

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Very Important
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Considered
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
Application Essay Important
First Generation Considered
Interview Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Volunteer Work Considered

College for Professional Studies 2021-2022 Application Requirements

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

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Letter(s) of Recommendation
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into College for Professional Studies?

Students admitted to College for Professional Studies have an average unweighted GPA of 3.7.

Out of all students that were admitted, 34.96% submitted a class rank. At College for Professional Studies 50.75% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 44.69% were in the top 25% and 85.16% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Regis University, students GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 34.96%
3.75 and 3.99 21.05%
3.50 and 3.74 15.23%
3.25 and 3.49 14.7%
3.00 and 3.24 12.27%
2.50 and 2.9 7.87%
2.00 and 2.49 1.35%
College for Professional Studies does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

College for Professional Studies is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 71% of College for Professional Studies's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 39% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for College for Professional Studies?

To be competitive with other College for Professional Studies applicants, you should strive to earn between 1010 and 1200 (or higher!) on the SAT. At College for Professional Studies 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1200 and 25% of scored lower than 1010, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of College for Professional Studies students scored 600 or higher and 75% of students scored 500 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of College for Professional Studies students scored 620 or higher, and 75% scored a 500 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for College for Professional Studies?

To be most competitive at College for Professional Studies, you should strive to earn between 21 and 28 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 28 means you fall in the 75th percentile for College for Professional Studies's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 28, and three out of four students scored lower than 28 on the ACT.

A 21 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for College for Professional Studies students. Only one out of every four students scored below 21.

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Transferring to Regis University

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to College for Professional Studies.

Transfer students can enroll in College for Professional Studies during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term

College for Professional Studies Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to College for Professional Studies?

Students who are admitted to College for Professional Studies must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..

Does College for Professional Studies accept transfer credits?

College for Professional Studies accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. College for Professional Studies accepts:

DSST/DANTES ACE recommendations for credit

Does College for Professional Studies accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

College for Professional Studies accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to College for Professional Studies?

College for Professional Studies. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

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College for Professional Studies Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into College for Professional Studies? College for Professional Studies is a somewhat selective institution. The College for Professional Studies acceptance rate is 78%. This means that the institution accepts 78 out of every 100 applicants.



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College for Professional Studies Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to College for Professional Studies is Aug 1.

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

College for Professional Studies ACT Scores


ACT Range

21 - 28

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

28 and Above


21 to 28


21 and Less


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College for Professional Studies SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1010 - 1200


Math SAT Range

500 - 600


Reading SAT Range

500 - 620

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College for Professional Studies GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At College for Professional Studies, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.66. 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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