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Colleges / Huntington University

Huntington University

Huntington, IN 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate79%

Huntington University Admissions

Huntington University is moderately difficult to get into. Huntington University admitted 79% of all applicants in 2022. Last year, 1,088 students applied to Huntington University and 860 were admitted.

If you want to apply to Huntington University, the application fee is $20.

Students who submit their applications to Huntington University for fall should anticipate a decision by September 15.

Huntington University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Huntington University's admissions stats.

Huntington University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.6
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 22%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 52%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 21%
Waitlist No

Huntington University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Huntington University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I Info Not Available
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Applying Early to Huntington University?

Huntington University may or may not offer early admission, however the school has not provided any application information. Check with Huntington University directly for more information about early applications.

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

More on Huntington University Admissions

Transferring to Huntington University

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Huntington University

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

What's Most Important for Getting Into Huntington University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides 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 put the most emphasis on the areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Huntington University

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

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

Huntington University 2022-2023 Application Requirements

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

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Transcript(S) of College Record
Standardized Test Scores
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Transcript of High School Record
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.3

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Huntington University?

Students admitted to Huntington University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.

Out of all students that were admitted, 57.9% submitted a class rank. At Huntington University 22% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 48% were in the top 25% and 83% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

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

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 19.1%
3.75 and 3.99 26.3%
3.50 and 3.74 21.1%
3.25 and 3.49 12.9%
3.00 and 3.24 9.6%
2.50 and 2.9 8.6%
2.00 and 2.49 2.4%

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 Huntington 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

Huntington 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.

In 2022, 52% of Huntington University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 21% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Huntington University?

To be competitive with other Huntington University applicants, you should strive to score between 1020 and 1190 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Huntington University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1190 and 25% of scored lower than 1020, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Huntington University students scored 617 or higher and 75% of students scored 492 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Huntington University students scored 590 or higher, and 75% scored a 492 or higher.

To be most competitive at Huntington University, you should strive to earn between 19 and 24 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 24 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Huntington University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 24, and three out of four students scored lower than 24 on the ACT.

A 19 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Huntington University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 19.

More Information on Transferring to Huntington University

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

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

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

Huntington University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Huntington University?

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

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

❌ Huntington University does not accept International Baccalaureate credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Huntington University?

✅ Huntington University is not test optional.

What is Huntington University's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for Huntington University is 79%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Huntington University?

🟨 Huntington University may or may not offer early decision. The school has not provided any information on early decision including ED acceptance rates.

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Huntington University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Huntington University? Huntington University is a somewhat selective institution. The Huntington University acceptance rate is 79%. This means that the institution accepts 79 out of every 100 applicants.


Huntington University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Not available

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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

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

Huntington University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1020 - 1190


Math SAT Range

510 - 617


Reading SAT Range

492 - 590

Huntington University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Huntington University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.6. 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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