If you are thinking about applying to St. Norbert College, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.
Here's an overiew of some of St. Norbert College's admissions stats.
|St. Norbert College 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.6|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||27%|
|Mean SAT Score||1177|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||4%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||36%|
These are the application deadlines for St. Norbert College.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
St. Norbert College does not offer early decision or early action.
It is moderately difficult to get into St. Norbert College. St. Norbert College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, St. Norbert College accepted 84% of all applicants, around 2,829 from 3,358 applicants.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like St. Norbert College, 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.
St. Norbert College 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 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 strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis on the areas where you shine.
What does St. Norbert College consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
Make sure to check with St. Norbert College for more information on admission factors.
To apply to St. Norbert College, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with St. Norbert College'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|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||2|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to St. Norbert College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.
Out of all students that were admitted, 47% submitted a class rank. At St. Norbert College 27% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 52% were in the top 25% and 83% were in the top 50%.
At St. Norbert College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||27.56%|
|3.50 and 3.74||21.6%|
|3.25 and 3.49||11.36%|
|3.00 and 3.24||12.48%|
|2.50 and 2.9||10.24%|
|2.00 and 2.49||1.12%|
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 St. Norbert College directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights 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.
St. Norbert College considers ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
St. Norbert College has 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.
In 2022, 4% of St. Norbert College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 36% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other St. Norbert College applicants, you should aim to score between 1120 and 1260 (or higher!) on the SAT. At St. Norbert College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1260 and 25% of scored lower than 1120, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a St. Norbert College student is 1177.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of St. Norbert College students scored 630 or higher and 75% of students scored 550 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of St. Norbert College students scored 650 or higher, and 75% scored a 550 or higher.
To be most competitive at St. Norbert College, you should strive to earn between 25 and 29 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 29 means you fall in the 75th percentile for St. Norbert College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 29, and three out of four students scored lower than 29 on the ACT.
A 25 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for St. Norbert College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 25.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to St. Norbert College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in St. Norbert College during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to St. Norbert College?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to St. Norbert College.
Does St. Norbert College accept transfer credits?
✅ St. Norbert College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.
Does St. Norbert College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ St. Norbert College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to St. Norbert College?
❌ No, St. Norbert College is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you may want to send them. If your scores are average or below average, you may want not want to include them in your application.
What is St. Norbert College's acceptance rate?
✅ St. Norbert College has an acceptance rate of 84%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at St. Norbert College?
❌ St. Norbert College does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into St. Norbert College? St. Norbert College is a somewhat selective institution. The St. Norbert College acceptance rate is 84%. This means that the institution accepts 84 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to St. Norbert College is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to St. Norbert College is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1260 and Above
1120 to 1260
1120 and Less
The median SAT score for St. Norbert College students is 1177. Applicants with SAT scores of 1260 and above have a good chance of being admitted to St. Norbert College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1120 to 1260 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1120 have a low chance of being offered a spot at St. Norbert College.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At St. Norbert College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.57. 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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