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Shiloh University Admissions

If you are thinking about applying to Shiloh University, the deadline for Fall 2022 admissions is July 5 and there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

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 fee waiver for their application.

Students who submit their applications for Fall should receive an admissions decision no later than July 19.

Shiloh University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Shiloh University 2021 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are not even considered

Considering Applying Early to Shiloh University?

Shiloh 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 Hard Is It To Get Admitted to Shiloh University?

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

In 2021, Shiloh University accepted 33% of all applicants, around 1 of the 3 students who applied.

Schools that are not competitive to get into, like Shiloh University, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores.

Transfer student admissions is not competitive.

What Does Shiloh University Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides 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 strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Shiloh University

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

Shiloh University Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Shiloh University must submit the following items. Double check with Shiloh 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) 2.0
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Shiloh University?

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

Shiloh University doesn't consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Shiloh 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.

Transferring to Shiloh University

For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to Shiloh University.

For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is July 5. Applicants should hear back by July 19.

Transfer students can enroll in Shiloh University during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term

Shiloh University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Shiloh University?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Shiloh University.

Does Shiloh University accept transfer credits?

Shiloh University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Shiloh University accepts:

  • CLEP subject tests
  • ACE recommendations for credit

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

Shiloh University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits but does not accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Shiloh University?

Shiloh University is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

What is Shiloh University's acceptance rate?

Shiloh University's acceptance rate is 33%.

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Admission Difficulty

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How hard is it to get into Shiloh University? Shiloh University is a open admission institution. The Shiloh University acceptance rate is 33%. This means that the institution accepts 33 out of every 100 applicants.



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Shiloh University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jul 5

Transfer Applications are Due

Jul 5

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Shiloh University is Jul 5.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Shiloh University is Jul 5.

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

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