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Colleges / Asbury University

Asbury University

Wilmore, KY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate96%

Asbury University Admissions

It is not competitive to get into Asbury University. Asbury University admitted 96% of all applicants in 2022. Out of 908 applications received in 2023, 870 students were offered admission.

If you are applying to Asbury University, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Students who submit their applications to Asbury University for fall should receive an admissions decision no later than September 1.

Asbury University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Asbury University's admissions stats.

Asbury University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.8
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 26.96%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Waitlist No

Asbury University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Asbury University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Considering Applying Early to Asbury University?

Asbury University does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Explore a list of some top colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Asbury University Admissions

How To Get Into Asbury University

It is not competitive to get into Asbury University. Asbury University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2022, Asbury University accepted 96% of students, about 870 from the 908 applicants.

Schools that are not competitive to get into, like Asbury University, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores.

Transferring to Asbury University

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Asbury University

Asbury University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Asbury University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When assembling 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 areas where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Asbury University

What does Asbury University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Application Essay Important
Recommendation(s) Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Class Rank Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Talent/Ability Considered

Make sure to check with Asbury University for more information on admission factors.

Asbury University Application Requirements

To apply to Asbury University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with Asbury University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Transcript of High School Record
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.5

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Asbury University?

Students admitted to Asbury University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.8. Asbury University considers weighted GPA scores from incomging students.

Out of all students that were admitted, 39.93% submitted a class rank. At Asbury University 26.96% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 54.78% were in the top 25% and 80.87% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Asbury University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 37.98%
3.75 and 3.99 23.69%
3.50 and 3.74 17.77%
3.25 and 3.49 9.06%
3.00 and 3.24 2.79%
2.50 and 2.9 7.67%
2.00 and 2.49 1.04%

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 Asbury University directly.

About GPAs

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.

Standardized Test Scores

Asbury 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.

More Information on Transferring to Asbury University

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Asbury University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Asbury University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Asbury University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Asbury University?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Asbury University.

Does Asbury University accept transfer credits?

✅ Asbury University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Asbury University accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Does Asbury University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Asbury University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Asbury University?

✅ Asbury University is not test optional.

What is Asbury University's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for Asbury University is 96%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Asbury University?

❌ Asbury University does not offer early decision.

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Asbury University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Open Admission


How hard is it to get into Asbury University? Asbury University is a open admission institution. The Asbury University acceptance rate is 96%. This means that the institution accepts 95 out of every 100 applicants.


Asbury University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Asbury University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Asbury University is Continuous processing.

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

Asbury University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Asbury University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Asbury University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.8. 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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