If you are considering submitting an application to Cardinal Stritch University, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.
The following is an overiew of some of Cardinal Stritch University's admissions stats.
|Cardinal Stritch University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.2|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||25%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are not considered|
These are the application deadlines for Cardinal Stritch University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Cardinal Stritch University does not offer early decision or early action.
➡️ Find a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
Getting into Cardinal Stritch University is moderately difficult. Cardinal Stritch University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Cardinal Stritch University accepted 89% of all applicants, around 521 of the 586 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Cardinal Stritch 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.
Cardinal Stritch University 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 has a different way of determining which factors are are most important 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 prioritize the admissions factors where you shine.
Wondering what factors are considered by Cardinal Stritch University 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|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
Make sure to check with Cardinal Stritch University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Cardinal Stritch University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with Cardinal Stritch University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Cardinal Stritch University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.2.
Out of all students that were admitted, 61.6% submitted a class rank. At Cardinal Stritch University 25% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 48% were in the top 25% and 82.6% were in the top 50%.
At Cardinal Stritch University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||10.7%|
|3.50 and 3.74||18.8%|
|3.25 and 3.49||16.1%|
|3.00 and 3.24||13.4%|
|2.50 and 2.9||29.5%|
|2.00 and 2.49||8%|
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 Cardinal Stritch University directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects 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.
Cardinal Stritch University does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Cardinal Stritch 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.
For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Cardinal Stritch University.
Transfer students can enroll in Cardinal Stritch University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Cardinal Stritch University?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Cardinal Stritch University.
Does Cardinal Stritch University accept transfer credits?
✅ Cardinal Stritch University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Cardinal Stritch University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Excelsior College Examinations
Does Cardinal Stritch University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Cardinal Stritch University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Cardinal Stritch University?
✅ Cardinal Stritch University is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.
What is Cardinal Stritch University's acceptance rate?
✅ The acceptance rate for Cardinal Stritch University is 89%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Cardinal Stritch University?
❌ Cardinal Stritch University does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Cardinal Stritch University? Cardinal Stritch University is a somewhat selective institution. The Cardinal Stritch University acceptance rate is 89%. This means that the institution accepts 88 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Cardinal Stritch University is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Cardinal Stritch University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.18. 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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