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|Southern Virginia University 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.2|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||17%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
Southern Virginia 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.
Southern Virginia University is a moderately difficult school to get into.
In 2021, Southern Virginia University accepted 52% of students, around 699 of the 1,346 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Southern Virginia University, 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 slightly difficult.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider 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 strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong.
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Very Important|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Work Experience||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Very Important|
|Application Essay||Not Considered|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Important|
To apply, all applicants to Southern Virginia University must submit the following items. Double check with Southern Virginia University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||3.0|
|Other Requirements||√||ecclesiastical endorsement|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Southern Virginia University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.2.
Out of all students that were admitted, 86% submitted a class rank. At Southern Virginia University 17% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 36% were in the top 25% and 72% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Southern Virginia University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
Southern Virginia University considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Southern Virginia 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.
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To be most competitive at Southern Virginia University, you should strive to earn between 20 and 26 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 26 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Southern Virginia University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 26, and three out of four students scored lower than 26 on the ACT.
A 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Southern Virginia University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.
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For transfer students, it is slightly difficult to get admitted to Southern Virginia University.
Do I have to submit test scores to Southern Virginia University?
Southern Virginia University is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Southern Virginia University's acceptance rate?
Southern Virginia University's acceptance rate is 52%.
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How hard is it to get into Southern Virginia University? Southern Virginia University is a somewhat selective institution. The Southern Virginia University acceptance rate is 52%. This means that the institution accepts 51 out of every 100 applicants.
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The median ACT score of an admitted student to Southern Virginia University is 23. Students with an ACT score of 26 and above have a good chance of getting into Southern Virginia University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 20 and 26 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 20 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Southern Virginia University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.19. 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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