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Colleges / Criswell College

Criswell College

Dallas, TX 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate97%
Acceptance Rate97%

Criswell College Admissions

If you are considering submitting an application to Criswell College, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Criswell College Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Criswell College's admissions stats.

Criswell College 2022 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
Applicants Who Submit SATs 5%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 0%
Waitlist No

Criswell College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Criswell College.

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

Considering Applying Early to Criswell College?

Criswell College does not offer early decision or early action.

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

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Transferring to Criswell College

It is not difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Criswell College

Criswell College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Criswell College?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. 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 Criswell College

What does Criswell College 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
Character/Personal Qualities Very Important
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Very Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Important
Application Essay Important
Recommendation(s) Important
Talent/Ability Important
Volunteer Work Important
Academic GPA Considered
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Class Rank Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered

Make sure to check with Criswell College for more information on admission factors.

Criswell College Application Requirements

To apply to Criswell College, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Criswell College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Transcript of High School Record
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Other Requirements Church Endorsement Form

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Criswell College?

Criswell College has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

About GPAs

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.

Standardized Test Scores

Criswell College considers ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Criswell College 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 2022, 5% of Criswell College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 0% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Criswell College?

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Criswell College students scored 540 or higher and 75% of students scored 560 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Criswell College students scored 610 or higher, and 75% scored a 560 or higher.

What is a Good ACT Score for Criswell College?

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

More Information on Transferring to Criswell College

For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Criswell College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Criswell College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Criswell College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Criswell College?

❌ Students who are admitted to Criswell College must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.

Does Criswell College accept transfer credits?

✅ Criswell College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Criswell College accepts:

• CLEP subject tests

Does Criswell College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Criswell College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Criswell College?

✅ Criswell College is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

What is Criswell College's acceptance rate?

✅ Criswell College's acceptance rate is 97%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Criswell College?

❌ Criswell College does not offer early decision.

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Criswell College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective


How hard is it to get into Criswell College? Criswell College is a less selective institution. The Criswell College acceptance rate is 97%. This means that the institution accepts 96 out of every 100 applicants.


Criswell College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Criswell College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Criswell College is Continuous processing.

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

Criswell College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

530 - 540


Reading SAT Range

560 - 610

Criswell College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

Not available

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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