If you are thinking about applying to Gannon University, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.
Here is an overiew of some of Gannon University's admissions stats.
|Gannon University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.6|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are not considered|
These are the application deadlines for Gannon University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Gannon University does not offer early decision or early action.
➡️ Discover a list of some competetive colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
Getting into Gannon University is moderately difficult. Gannon University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Gannon University accepted 84% of all applicants, approximately 3,967 from 4,746 applicants.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Gannon 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.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Gannon 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 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 apply to colleges that prioritize the areas where you're strong.
Curious about the factors that are considered by Gannon 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||Very Important|
Make sure to check with Gannon University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Gannon University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with Gannon University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||2|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.0||3|
|Other Requirements||√||counselor's recommendation|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Gannon University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.
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.
Gannon University does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Gannon University does not have a test optional admissions policy. 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 Gannon University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Gannon University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Gannon University?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Gannon University.
Does Gannon University accept transfer credits?
✅ Gannon University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Gannon University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests
Does Gannon University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Gannon University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Gannon University?
✅ Gannon University is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.
What is Gannon University's acceptance rate?
✅ Gannon University's acceptance rate is 84%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Gannon University?
❌ Gannon University does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Gannon University? Gannon University is a somewhat selective institution. The Gannon University acceptance rate is 84%. This means that the institution accepts 83 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Gannon University is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Gannon 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 Gannon University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.59. 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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