If you are planning on applying to Christian Brothers University, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.
Here's an overiew of some of Christian Brothers University's admissions stats.
|Christian Brothers University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.7|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||27%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||11%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||68%|
These are the application deadlines for Christian Brothers University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Christian Brothers University does not offer early decision or early action.
➡️ See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
It is not difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Christian Brothers University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important 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 prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong.
Curious about the factors that are considered by Christian Brothers 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|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
Make sure to check with Christian Brothers University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Christian Brothers University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Christian Brothers University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Other Requirements||√||A second recommendation letter is recommended for all|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.0|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Christian Brothers University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.7. Christian Brothers University considers weighted GPA scores from incomging students.
Out of all students that were admitted, 62% submitted a class rank. At Christian Brothers University 27% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 55% were in the top 25% and 84% were in the top 50%.
At Christian Brothers University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||19%|
|3.50 and 3.74||19.8%|
|3.25 and 3.49||10.7%|
|3.00 and 3.24||10.7%|
|2.50 and 2.9||8.3%|
|2.00 and 2.49||2.8%|
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 Christian Brothers 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.
Christian Brothers University looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Christian Brothers University is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 11% of Christian Brothers University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 68% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Christian Brothers University applicants, you should strive to earn between 515 and 640 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Christian Brothers University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 640 and 25% of scored lower than 515, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Christian Brothers University students scored 650 or higher and 75% of students scored 500 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Christian Brothers University students scored 630 or higher, and 75% scored a 500 or higher.
To be most competitive at Christian Brothers University, you should strive to earn between 18 and 25 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 25 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Christian Brothers University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 25, and three out of four students scored lower than 25 on the ACT.
A 18 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Christian Brothers University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.
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For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Christian Brothers University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Christian Brothers University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Christian Brothers University?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Christian Brothers University.
Does Christian Brothers University accept transfer credits?
✅ Christian Brothers University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Christian Brothers University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES
Does Christian Brothers University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Christian Brothers University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Christian Brothers University?
❌ No, Christian Brothers University is test optional, so you can choose whether or not to include your test scores. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you probably want to include them. If your scores are average or below average, you may want not want to include them in your application.
What is Christian Brothers University's acceptance rate?
✅ Christian Brothers University's acceptance rate is 97%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Christian Brothers University?
❌ Christian Brothers University does not offer early decision.
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First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Christian Brothers University is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Christian Brothers University is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
25 and Above
18 to 25
18 and Less
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Christian Brothers University is 24. Students with an ACT score of 25 and above have a good chance of getting into Christian Brothers University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 25 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 18 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Christian Brothers University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.67. 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.
Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved
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