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St. Catherine 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.
Getting into St Catherine University is moderately difficult. St Catherine University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, St Catherine University accepted 77% of all applicants., around 1,242 of the 1,606 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like St Catherine 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 moderately difficult.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are are 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 strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you shine.
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Work Experience||Not Considered|
|Extracurricular Activities||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Important|
|Volunteer Work||Not Considered|
To apply, all applicants to St Catherine University must submit the following items. Double check with St Catherine 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||√|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to St Catherine University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.
Out of all students that were admitted, 54% submitted a class rank. At St Catherine University 25% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 60% were in the top 25% and 92% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At St. Catherine University, students GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||30%|
|3.50 and 3.74||23%|
|3.25 and 3.49||17%|
|3.00 and 3.24||8%|
|2.50 and 2.9||7%|
|2.00 and 2.49||2%|
|St Catherine University does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.|
St Catherine 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, 4% of St Catherine University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 95% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other St Catherine University applicants, you should strive to earn between 1095 and 1170 (or higher!) on the SAT. At St Catherine University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1170 and 25% of scored lower than 1095, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of St Catherine University students scored 620 or higher and 75% of students scored 570 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of St Catherine University students scored 620 or higher, and 75% scored a 570 or higher.
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To be most competitive at St Catherine University, you should strive to earn between 19 and 25 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 25 means you fall in the 75th percentile for St Catherine University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 25, and three out of four students scored lower than 25 on the ACT.
A 19 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for St Catherine University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 19.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to St Catherine University.
Transfer students can enroll in St Catherine University during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to St Catherine University?
Students who are admitted to St Catherine University must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..
Does St Catherine University accept transfer credits?
St Catherine University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. St Catherine University accepts:
CLEP subject tests DSST/DANTES ACE recommendations for credit
Does St Catherine University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
St Catherine University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to St Catherine University?
St Catherine University. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
How hard is it to get into St Catherine University? St Catherine University is a somewhat selective institution. The St Catherine University acceptance rate is 77%. This means that the institution accepts 77 out of every 100 applicants.
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The median ACT score of an admitted student to St Catherine University is 22. Students with an ACT score of 25 and above have a good chance of getting into St Catherine University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 25 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 19 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At St Catherine University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.62. 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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