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Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.
|University of Saint Thomas 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.6|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||21%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||8%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||95%|
University of St. Thomas does not offer early decision but does offer early action.
Mark your calendar!
The Early Action deadline is November 1, which is coming up fast! University of Saint Thomas will release EA admissions decisions no later than December 15.
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.
It is moderately difficult to get into University of Saint Thomas. University of Saint Thomas evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, University of Saint Thomas accepted 83% of all applicants, around 5,587 of the 6,718 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like University of Saint Thomas, 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.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight 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 apply to colleges that put the most emphasis the areas where you're strong.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Application Essay||Very Important|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
To apply, all applicants to University of Saint Thomas must submit the following items. Double check with University of Saint Thomas's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to University of Saint Thomas have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.
Out of all students that were admitted, 43% submitted a class rank. At University of Saint Thomas 21% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 49% were in the top 25% and 84% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At University of St. Thomas, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
University of Saint Thomas does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
University of Saint Thomas 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 2020, 8% of University of Saint Thomas's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 95% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other University of Saint Thomas applicants, you should strive to earn between 1180 and 1350 (or higher!) on the SAT. At University of Saint Thomas 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1350 and 25% of scored lower than 1180, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of University of Saint Thomas students scored 690 or higher and 75% of students scored 570 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of University of Saint Thomas students scored 660 or higher, and 75% scored a 570 or higher.
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To be most competitive at University of Saint Thomas, you should strive to earn between 24 and 29 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 29 means you fall in the 75th percentile for University of Saint Thomas'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 24 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for University of Saint Thomas students. Only one out of every four students scored below 24.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to University of Saint Thomas.
Transfer students can enroll in University of Saint Thomas during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to University of Saint Thomas?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to University of Saint Thomas.
Does University of Saint Thomas accept transfer credits?
University of Saint Thomas accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.
Does University of Saint Thomas accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
University of Saint Thomas accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to University of Saint Thomas?
University of Saint Thomas is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is University of Saint Thomas's acceptance rate?
University of Saint Thomas's acceptance rate is 83%.
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How hard is it to get into University of Saint Thomas? University of Saint Thomas is a somewhat selective institution. The University of Saint Thomas acceptance rate is 83%. This means that the institution accepts 83 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of Saint Thomas is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to University of Saint Thomas is 26. Students with an ACT score of 29 and above have a good chance of getting into University of Saint Thomas. Students with an ACT score that falls between 24 and 29 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 24 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At University of Saint Thomas, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.63. 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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