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University of Redlands

Redlands, CA 4-Year Private

About University of Redlands

University of Redlands is a private, nonprofit school located in the small town setting of Redlands, CA, less than an hour from Los Angeles.

Founded in 1907, the institution currently enrolls around 5,215 students a year, including 3,493 undergrads. The institution runs on a other academic calendar.

University of Redlands's endowment was valued at $110,785,454 in 2021. For each full-time student, University of Redlands spends about $10,533.

Admissions Facts About University of Redlands

Acceptance rate: 68%

Average GPA: 3.65

Mean ACT score: 25

Early Decision or Early Action: Yes/Yes

2022 Regular Decision Deadline: January 15

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date: March 1

University of Redlands Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into University of Redlands. Around 68 percent of all applicants are admitted to University of Redlands each year.

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.65 out of 4.0. The mean ACT scores is 25.

In 2021, 131 applicants were waitlisted and 47 waitlisted students got accepted.

Is University of Redlands a good school?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of the 568 students who started at University of Redlands as first-time freshman, 371 graduate within four years.

Around 72 percent of students who started at University of Redlands earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 51 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2021 was around $32,662 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does University of Redlands sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So the real question to ask yourself: is University of Redlands a good school for YOU?

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University of Redlands's application deadline is January 1. All applicants will be notified by March 1.

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College Info

1200 East Colton Avenue PO Box 3080 Redlands, CA 92373-0999

Campus Setting: Small Town

University of Redlands Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jan 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Mar 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of Redlands is Jan 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of Redlands is Mar 1.

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

University of Redlands ACT Scores


ACT Range

23 - 28

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

28 and Above


23 to 28


23 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to University of Redlands is 25. Students with an ACT score of 28 and above have a good chance of getting into University of Redlands. Students with an ACT score that falls between 23 and 28 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 23 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

University of Redlands SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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University of Redlands Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees


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Cost Breakdown
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State Tuition

Student Life

Wondering what life at University of Redlands is like? There are approximately 5,215 students enrolled at University of Redlands, including 3,493 undergraduate students and 1,722 graduate students. 78% percent of students attend school full-time.


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Part Time

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Campus Setting

Small Town

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Tuition and Fees

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Application Deadline

Jan 15
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