If you want to apply to Southern Nazarene University, the deadline for Fall 2023 admissions is August 15 and the application fee is $35.
Here is an overiew of some of Southern Nazarene University's admissions stats.
|Southern Nazarene University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.3|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||26%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||25%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||81%|
These are the application deadlines for Southern Nazarene University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Regular Decision||Yes||August 15||––|
Southern Nazarene University does not offer early decision or early action.
➡️ Explore a list of some top colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
It is not competitive to be admitted as a transfer student.
Southern Nazarene University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides 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 areas where you shine.
What does Southern Nazarene University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
Make sure to check with Southern Nazarene University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Southern Nazarene University, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Southern Nazarene University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Southern Nazarene University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.
Out of all students that were admitted, 23% submitted a class rank. At Southern Nazarene University 26% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 49% were in the top 25% and 78% were in the top 50%.
At Southern Nazarene University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||––|
|3.50 and 3.74||––|
|3.25 and 3.49||––|
|3.00 and 3.24||––|
|2.50 and 2.9||––|
|2.00 and 2.49||––|
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 Southern Nazarene University directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects 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.
Southern Nazarene University considers ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Southern Nazarene University 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, 25% of Southern Nazarene University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 81% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be most competitive at Southern Nazarene University, you should strive to earn between 17 and 24 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 24 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Southern Nazarene University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 24, and three out of four students scored lower than 24 on the ACT.
A 17 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Southern Nazarene University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 17.
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For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to Southern Nazarene University.
For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is August 15.
Transfer students can enroll in Southern Nazarene University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Southern Nazarene University?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Southern Nazarene University.
Does Southern Nazarene University accept transfer credits?
✅ Southern Nazarene University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Southern Nazarene University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit
Does Southern Nazarene University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Southern Nazarene University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Southern Nazarene University?
✅ Southern Nazarene University is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Southern Nazarene University's acceptance rate?
✅ The acceptance rate for Southern Nazarene University is 33%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Southern Nazarene University?
❌ Southern Nazarene University does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Southern Nazarene University? Southern Nazarene University is a open admission institution. The Southern Nazarene University acceptance rate is 33%. This means that the institution accepts 32 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Southern Nazarene University is Aug 15.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Southern Nazarene University is Aug 15.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
24 and Above
17 to 24
17 and Less
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Southern Nazarene University is 22. Students with an ACT score of 24 and above have a good chance of getting into Southern Nazarene University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 17 and 24 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 17 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Southern Nazarene University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.3. 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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